Community Education

Ann Martin Center sponsors ongoing free lectures and workshops as part of a commitment to Community Education.  We offer presentations for parents and caregivers as well as for educators and child mental health professionals.  Suggestions for topics or speakers are welcome.

For Parents & Caregivers

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.

Spring 2018 Parent Education Program Workshops
Dyslexia: From Identification to Effective Intervention at School and Home
Speaker:  Hannah Acevedo, MS, LEP, ABSNP, BCBA
Date:   Thursday, March 22, 2018
Time:  6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: Ann Martin Center
 
 

Communication Skills for Strengthening Families
Speaker:  Girls Incorporated of Alameda County
Date:  Thursday, April 12, 2018
Time:  6:00 – 7:30 pm
Location: Emery Center of Community Life (ECCL) @ 4727 San Pablo Ave. Bldg. A, Emeryville
(Free Childcare IS available by Emery Recreation and Emery Unified School District)

 

Taming Tears and Tantrums without Losing Your Cool
Speaker:  Julie Johnson, Parent Coach and Educator
Date:  Thursday, May 10, 2018
Time:  6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: Ann Martin Center
Target Audience: Preschool and Early Elementary Parents

 
Fee Based Parent Workshops

Living with Teens Without Losing Your Mind
Speaker: Julie Johnson
Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018
Time: 10:00am-1:00pm
Target Audience: Parents of Pre-Teens/Teens
Cost: Sliding scale between $35-$60

REGISTER HERE

For Educators and Child Mental Health Professionals

Our Professional Development Lecture Series features lectures sponsored by Ann Martin Center on contemporary research, theory, and technique relevant to educators  and child mental health professionals. Speakers reflect diverse expertise in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of learning, emotional, behavioral, developmental, and school-related problems.The series is offered as a free service to the professional community and all presenters have graciously donated their time. (CEUs are available for MFTs and LCSWs)

Spring 2018 Professional Development Lectures
New Innovations in Restorative Collaboration
Speaker:  Jonathan Bradley
Date:   Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Time:  4:30 – 6:00 pm
Location: Ann Martin Center
Target Audience: Educators and School Based Mental Health Providers
 

REGISTER HERE

Dyslexia: Assessment, Interventions, and Legal Updates
Speaker:  Jack Davis, PhD
Date:   Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Time:  4:30 – 6:00 pm
Location: Ann Martin Center
Target Audience: Educators and Mental Health Providers
 

REGISTER HERE

Evidence-Based Alternative Treatments in Child Psychiatry
Speaker:  Tom Tarshis, MD, MPH 
Date:   Friday, May 18, 2018
Time:  12:30 – 2:00 pm
Location: Ann Martin Center
Target Audience: Educators and Mental Health Providers
 

REGISTER HERE


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.