Classes and Talks in 2014
- Free Introductory Talks To see if Parenting by Connection is right for you
- Building Emotional Understanding This is the class where it all begins for you
- Skill building classes To deepen your skills and gain ongoing and invaluable support
- Half Day Workshops These are half day events for specific groups of parents or on specific topics
These talks typically last one hour, including question and answer time.
Come away from this free talk with two tools. One to deepen your connection with your children and one to reconnect when things get hard.
These talks will help you determine whether a six-week class in Parenting by Connection is right for you.
- Wed 1/8/14. 7pm in Angela’s studio
- Tue 1/14/14. 10 am in Angela’s studio
- Wed 1/15. 7–9pm. CCC pre-school in Berkeley; 1140 Walnut St, in Berkeley
- Tue 3/4. 10am in Angela’s studio
- Wed. 3/5. 7pm in Angela’s studio
- Tue 4/29. 10am in Angela’s studio
- Wed 4/30. 7pm in Angela’s studio
This is the class where it all begins for you.
Parents want warm and connected relationships with our children–and we may even have that, some of the time. The tricky part is how to stay connected through busy lives, and how to reconnect when things get hard: when emotions flare, tears flow, doors slam, or cooperation is hard to find.
This six-session course offers a complete introduction to Parenting By Connection. This approach helps kids with the emotional issues underlying their “off track” behavior. You will gain the skills and support to address difficult behavior, deepen your family connections, and bring ease, warmth and joy back to your relationships with your children — even on the hardest days.You’ll take home six new tools for resolving children’s off-track behavior, and for getting the support you need. Reflect on current parenting styles, learn parent-to-parent listening skills and develop a Family Connection Plan.
The full course fee is $295 per person, and $495 per couple.
Classes starting in January
Tuesday Morning daytime class This class meets from 10am–12noon on the following Tuesday mornings: 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25
Wednesday Evening Class This class meets from 7–9pm on the following Wednesday evenings: 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26
Classes starting in March
Tuesday Morning daytime class This class meets from 10am–12noon on the following Tuesday mornings: 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22
Wednesday Evening Class This class meets from 7–9pm on the following Wednesday evenings: 3/12, 3/19, 3/26, 4/9, 4/16, 4/23
Classes starting in May
Tuesday Morning daytime class This class meets from 10am–12noon on the following Tuesday mornings: 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 5/27, 6/3, 6/10
Wednesday Evening Class This class meets from 7–9pm on the following Wednesday evenings: 5/7, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/4, 6/11
These classes are open to anyone who has taken a Building Emotional Understanding Class or other introductory Parenting By Connection class. Each class meeting will offer review and reflection on the listening tools and a lesson on a specific topic. The main focus of the class is supportive group listening time for parents.
I will be hosting two different skill building classes. Each class meets every two weeks on Thursday evenings from 7–9pm.
A ten week subscribers series. I will enroll up to 8 students who join the class for the entire ten week period. After 8 students have joined the class (and paid the fee) the class will be closed to further participants.
This is class is full and can no longer accepts participants. You are invited to join the drop-in class on alternate Thursdays.
A closed class is a wonderful vehilce for ongoing support in a group where listening will deepen over time.
This class costs $250 for the entire series. Members of Parent Connect East Bay pay $200.
Class 1, the subscriber series, will meet on the following Thursday evenings from 7–9pm: 1/9, 1/23, 2/6, 2/20, 3/6, 3/20, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15, 5/29
Drop in class. Ten Thursday evenings that are open to anybody who wants to come on a drop in basis. No reservation of a class space is necessary.
This class costs $30 per evening, $25 for members of Parent Connect East Bay.
Class 2, the drop in class, will meet on the following Thursday evenings from 7–9pm: 1/16, 1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/13, 3/27, 4/10, 4/24, 5/8, 5/22
Single Parents: The Hardest Working People on Earth
Saturday, Jan. 25 from 1–5pm. In Angela’s Studio.
Without a doubt, single parents are the hardest working people I know. And I know from experience. This workshop is intended to give specific support to single parents and foster a greater sense of community belonging.
Cost: $50 per person, free for Parent Connect members.
Raising Children Together: Getting on the Same Page
Saturday, February 22 from 1-5pm. In Angela’s Studio.
This workshop is intended for couples who have taken a BEU and find that they are drawing different lessons from those classes, or for couples where one of the two has taken a BEU and both desire support in gaining understanding of each other’s position.
Cost: $50 per couple, free for Parent Connect members.