Parent Education Program

Our Parent Education Program at Ann Martin Center strengthens parent-child-family relationships by addressing parenting concerns about their child’s emotional, behavioral, and academic development. With an emphasis on prevention and early intervention, our workshops provide vital support, skills, and tools that promote positive parenting. 

Workshops are FREE unless noted otherwise.

Location & Parking: 1375 55th Street, Emeryville, CA. Our clinic is four blocks west of San Pablo Avenue and two blocks south of Powell Street.

For map and directions, see www.annmartin.org/map. There is a guest parking lot opposite the main entrance to our building. Street parking is also available.


Collaboration with the Parents Education Network (PEN)

Ann Martin Center is excited to join efforts with the Parents Education Network (PEN) to co-sponsor several of our Parent Education Workshops. 

PEN is a membership-based coalition of parents collaborating with educators, students and the community to empower and bring academic and life success to students with learning and attention differences.  PEN focuses on delivering high-impact, high-quality programs including Student Advisors for Education (SAFE), parent support meetings, a parent education speakers series and EdRev, PEN’s annual resource conference .  PEN is based in San Francisco with affiliates in Silicon Valley, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Dallas, and Phoenix. For more information, visit www.parentseducationnetwork.org.

Parenting with Positive Discipline Series
Ann Martin Center is hosting a 7 session parenting series led by parenting and life coach Lisa Fuller.  This is a fee-based workshop coordinated through Ms. Fuller who has extensive experience teaching positive discipline and parenting techniques.
 
7 Wednesdays (9/27 - 11/8) from 6:30-8:30pm at Ann Martin Center
 
Cost:  Early Bird (before Aug. 27th) $295 ($225 for second caregiver)
Fee includes Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen and a supplemental reader. Regular $325.
 
Positive Discipline is a program designed to teach young people to become responsible, respectful and resourceful members of their community.
 
Spend seven 2-hour classes with life coach Lisa Fuller and a dynamic group of like minded parents. Together you will turn your parenting challenges into social and life skills for success – or at least take leaps and bounds in that direction!
 
The Positive Discipline series focuses on 6 core elements:
 
1. Foundations of Positive Discipline theory
2. Foundations of Positive Discipline tools and strategies
3. Homework activities and reading Positive Discipline by Jane Nelsen
4. Role-play with real life scenarios
5. The HOT SEAT (a.k.a. problem solving your real life scenario together)
6. A community of like minded parents you can relate to and grow with
 
The next series begins on September 27th, 2017. 
 

LEARN MORE & REGISTER HERE

 
 
Other PEP workshops resume September 2017.

We hope to make the workshops as accessible as we can, so please reach out for accomodation needs you may have and we will do our best to meet them.  For other questions, requests, or suggestions for speakers and topics:

Please email Jennie Kogan, Community Education Coordinator, or leave a message at (510) 655-7880 ext 222.

Special Thanks

We gratefully acknowledge the generous sponsorship support of the Wells Fargo Foundation, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Program, and the Robert & Helen Odell Fund.