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Parenting Workshop Series

November 17, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on November 17, 2020 at 3:00 pm

One event on January 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on February 24, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on March 24, 2021 at 3:00 pm

One event on April 21, 2021 at 3:00 pm


This is free series of workshops to support parents during these difficult times.
There will be a Kids Zoom Hour run at the same time so that you can attend to the workshop. Each Kids Hour will be sponsored by a different organization, such as The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, Santa Cruz Children’s Discovery Museum, and Santa Cruz Public Library.


All workshops will take place from 3:00 – 4:30 pm on the dates indicated via Zoom

Oct. 27 – Supporting Children with Special Needs in Distance Learning
Registration Link: http://santacruz.k12oms.org/1284-191085
• Parenting during a pandemic
• Adjusting to distance learning
• Tips and strategies to help manage distance learning

Nov. 17 – Teen Anxiety/Depression
Registration Link: http://santacruz.k12oms.org/1284-191086
• Common causes and signs of depression and anxiety in teens
• What to do if you think your teen is depressed or has anxiety
• Tips for helping teens develop healthy coping skills

Jan. 20 – Parenting in Uncertain Times Part 1
Registration Link: http://santacruz.k12oms.org/1284-191087
Providing reassurance to children during the COVID-19 pandemic
• Adapting and maintaining everyday family routines
• Keeping children engaged with interesting activities at home

Feb. 24 – Parenting in Uncertain Times Part 2
Registration Link: http://santacruz.k12oms.org/1284-191088

• Noticing and encouraging values, skills, and behaviors that are important in your family
• Providing age-appropriate answers and emotional support to children and teens

Mar. 24 – Parenting in Uncertain Times Part 3
Registration Link: http://santacruz.k12oms.org/1284-191089
• Involving children and teens in developing a family plan for following the shelter in place rules
• Helping children and teens learn to cope with uncertainty and adapt to changes in their daily lives

April 21 – Parenting in Uncertain Times Part 4
Registration Link: http://santacruz.k12oms.org/1284-191091
• Taking care of yourself the best you can
• Reaching out and connecting with loved ones, even when social distancing
• Getting connected to other supports and resources for your family


November 17, 2020
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm