Parent Groups & Events

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Youth Community Resource Guide

Youth Community Resource Guide

See pdf below for comprehensive list of community resources available to youth.

Thank you 15th Night for compiling this resource!

NEW PARENT EVENTS ~ Find Your Fit

Timely Topics from your elementary counselors

Interested in learning strategies to support your child while at home or doing distance learning? Topics vary based on need and are specific to the current times and situation.


Upcoming Timely Topics:

  • Tuesday, April 13 6:00-7:00 Hybrid & SSO Q & A: have questions or wonderings about the new hybrid or SSO schedule or model, how to support your child's learning and social-emotional needs, and more


Join meetings through this zoom link: Timely Topics Parent Nights

(Meeting ID: 914 4889 6490; Passcode: 496274)

Parenting Through Change

Parenting Through Change is an evidence-based, hands-on 10-week group for caregivers of children with difficult behaviors. Participation will enhance existing skills, as well as offer hope, support, and new parenting strategies. See the pictures and pdfs for more information.

NAACP & African-American/Black Student Success Parent Night

Join us to learn about resources and to share your thoughts and concerns. Our Parent Nights are here to help answer questions and share resources and supports around education for Black students and families.


Next event: Monday, April 26 6:00-7:30 pm

Register HERE

Make Parenting A Pleasure

Free 12-week course from Parenting Now designed for families with children aged 8 and younger. See picture flyer for more information.

4j Coffee Chats

Casual conversations exploring different topics every month around emotional wellness, parenting, and community resources led by 4j district social worker.

4J Parent Coffee Chat Schedule:

  • Sheldon region: First week of month, Wednesday in Spanish & Thursday in English
  • Churchill region: Second week of month, Wednesday in Spanish & Thursday in English
  • North Eugene region: Third week of month, Wednesday in Spanish & Thursday in English
  • South Eugene region: Fourth week of month, Wednesday in Spanish & Thursday in English

Spanish meetings — Wednesdays 6–7 p.m.; ZOOM link (contraseña: 554397)

English meetings – Thursdays 6–7 p.m.; ZOOM link (passcode: 100531)

Parent Support and Mindfulness~ Center for Community Counseling

The Center for Community Counseling is offering parent support groups and student mindfulness groups intended to provide support to parents and children as they navigate the unique challenges of such a difficult year.


Group Information at a Glance:

Online Parent Groups (all with rolling start dates thru February):

  • Monday's 9:30 am
  • Tuesday's 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday's 6:30 pm

See the Picture Flyer for more detailed information.

K-5 Student Mindfulness Group~Center for Community Counseling

In addition to Parent Support, the Center for Community Counseling is also offering Student Mindfulness Groups Fridays at 3:30 pm.


See the Picture Flyer for more information

Parent Wellness Rooms

Lines for Life Educator Wellness and new Parent Wellness Rooms


Lines for Life, through its Helpers Helping Helpers programming, has launched a variety of “wellness room” spaces on Zoom for folks to attend freely and seek support, share resources, and overall sit together in community during the pandemic. This is a statewide and FREE resource that is meant to support – please do not hesitate to spread the word! Some Wellness Rooms are also available in Spanish.


Parents Wellness Room: Tuesdays at 3 pm.

https://zoom.us/j/95044969902


Parent Wellness Room: Thursdays at 3 pm.

https://zoom.us/j/95961979853

Triple P~ Positive Parenting Program

Triple P~Positive Parenting Program knows all parents have different needs, so are providing different ways for you to get parenting help. Triple P is available in a group format and individual family unit format.


Primary Care Triple P provided about 4 sessions with just your family and a Triple P provider (from Oregon Family Support Network or Reach Out Oregon).

Primary Care Triple P is offered through Oregon Family Support Network and ReachOut Oregon. For more information and/or to register, please see the linked PDFs below in English and Spanish.


Triple P ~ Online or In-Person parent groups are designed for parents of children ages 2-12.


With Triple P, they don't tell you how to parent; it gives you strategies to adapt to your unique situation. Information is delivered in video format with activities that customize the program to your family.


Triple P focuses on:


  • creating a safe, interesting environment
  • having a positive learning environment
  • using assertive discipline
  • having realistic expectations
  • taking care of yourself as a parent


Triple P parent groups are offered through: https://www.lanekids.org/triplep/

Reach Out Oregon

Parenting support; staffed by parents and caregivers


  • FREE Support and Guidance
  • Safe & judgement free space to connect and share experiences
  • Warmline/Crisis Line: 1.833. REACH.OR (1.833.732.2467)/reachoutoregon.org

Kids in Transition to Schools (KITS) . . . At Home

KITS is an evidence-based and award-winning parent group curriculum within a supportive and encouraging environment free of judgement. Topics include:

  • Supporting learning at home
  • Strategies to help children follow directions
  • Developing children's social-emotional skills for school success
  • Parent self-care and support

The details:

  • join a small group of parents and a KITS facilitator to meet online for one hour, once per week. Groups last 8 weeks
  • An optional second meeting each week will focus on how to build your child's Social Emotional Skills
  • Attendance at every session is NOT mandatory, come when you can.
  • Enrollment is rolling. New groups begin as interest shown.
  • Families receive a $20 meal stipend each week then attend. At the end of the 8 weeks, there is a $100 gift card raffle.

For more information or to sign up, see their website: https://www.kidsintransitiontoschool.org/kits-at-home-in-summer-2020/

Family Check Up~

Family Check-Up is provided through University of Oregon Child and Family Center and Lane County Youth.


Family Check Up

  • increases parenting skills
  • encourages positive behaviors and sets limits
  • improves how you work with your child's emotions
  • sets parenting goals

And you can earn $$$ in gift cards by attending sessions and spending time with your child at home. See the flyer and Lane County Youth's website for more information.

KEEP program for foster and kinship parents

KEEP promotes the idea that foster and kinship parents can serve as key agents of change for children by strengthening their confidence and skills so they can change their child’s behaviors, teaching effective parent management strategies, and providing them with support.

Keep groups are designed to be flexible and fun, include 16-weeks of 90-minute sessions, get paid $25 weekly for attending, and receive up to 24 training hours.

See their website for more information: https://www.oregoncommunityprograms.org/services/keep-group/

Kinship Navigator

Oregon Kinship Navigator is a program to support grandparents raising grandchildren and other relative caregivers. The program provides parenting groups (get $ to attend), legal support, access to services, and financial assistance. See their website for more information:

Oregon Kinship Navigator

For More Information

For more information on the above events, please contact your or another elementary school counselor.