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.

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 There is a guest parking lot opposite the main entrance to our building. Street parking is also available.

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.

Winter 2019 Parent Education Program Workshops
Liberation and Healing through Story-Telling
Speaker: Tyson Amir, Black Literary Collective Director
Date: Thursday, February 21, 2019
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: Ann Martin Center
Target Audience: Parents of All Ages

Speaker: Ankhesenamun Ball, PsyD
Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: Ann Martin Center
Target Audience: Parents of All Ages
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)

Winter 2019 Professional Development Lectures
PANS and PANDAS in the School Setting
Speakers: Dr. Jamie Candelaria-Greene BCET with Special Guest, Dr. Linda C. Avery, Clinical Psychologist
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2019
Time: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
Location: Ann Martin Center
Target Audience: Mental Health Professionals & Educators


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 Lauren La Plante, Community Education Coordinator, or leave a message at (510) 655-7880 ext 222.

Special Thanks:

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