COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS
FOSTER AND KINSHIP CARE EDUCATION PROGRAM
FREE WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES
FOR ALL FOSTER/RELATIVE CAREGIVERS, PARENTS/GUARDIANS,
 AND ANYONE INTERESTED IN PARENTING ISSUES
ALL CLASSES ARE AVAILABLE FOR B, D, OR F RATE RENEWAL
 

April-June 2017
  
 
June 2017
 
 
Behavior - What is Your Child Telling You
Tuesdays, June 13, 20, and 27, 2017
9:30-11:30 a.m.
This workshop looks at what children are communicating by their behavior.  The participants will learn strategies and tools to help identify what the children may be communicating by their behavior and how we can create positive experiences that will support them. 
Location: College of the Canyons, Early Childhood Building, Room A*
Instructor:  Cindy Stephens
 
Puberty:  What is It?
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
9:30-11:30 a.m.
We all experience puberty, but what is it really? This workshop will discuss typical transformations and how you can survive your child going through puberty. It will also include brain development and ways to build strengths in your child.
Location:  College of the Canyons, Early Childhood Building, Room A*
Instructor:  Theresa Reed
 
Understanding LGBTQ
Thursday, June 22, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. A light lunch will be provided 
This workshop explores LGBTQ from the perspective of gender identity and expression, which has been a struggle for our children. Gender is one of those things everyone thinks they understand, but most people don’t.
Location:  Santa Clarita Activities Center
Instructor:  Theresa Reed and Cindy Stephens
 
ABC’s of Healthy Relationships
Thursday, June 22, 2017
1:00-5:00 p.m. A light lunch will be provided 
What are the keys to building healthy relationships? Through this workshop, participants will learn tenets such as the Four Agreements and the Five Love Languages as building blocks.
Location:  Santa Clarita Activities Center
Instructor:  Theresa Reed
 
Understanding Loss and Getting Through the Grieving Process
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
6:30-8:30 p.m.
We all suffer losses in our life. This workshop will discuss the various types of loss, the differences between grief and loss, the importance of completing the process of grieving, and how to recognize the signs and help our children recover.
Location:  College of the Canyons, Early Childhood Building, Room A*
Instructor:  Theresa Reed
  
 
 

Note: Certificates will only be issued to Foster and Kinship Care Providers and will be mailed within 1 to 2 weeks after finishing the workshop

*Please note – all classes held on the College of the Canyons campus require a
parking pass. Passes will be emailed to registered participants. 

There is NO SMOKING in the vicinity of the Early Childhood Education Building.

  LOCATIONS

COC - University Center – Dianne Van Hook
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA  91355
 
COC Center for Early Childhood Education
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road
Santa Clarita, CA 91355
 
Santa Clarita Activities Center
20880 Centre Pointe Parkway
Santa Clarita, CA 91350


 Low enrolled workshops are subject to cancellation.
Please register at least three days prior to class.
 
  
 
To register, please e-mail Mimi Leach at Mimi.Leach@canyons.edu
 
 
 
or register online
 
 
 


 
 
These workshops/classes are for adults only, as childcare is not provided 
  
 
These FREE workshops and class series are provided in
 
 collaboration with the City of Santa Clarita
 
  
 

 
 
 





 
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