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

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


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 Wells Fargo Foundation, Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Program, and the Robert & Helen Odell Fund.