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CPI offers classes to parents of children ages 0-18. Each class is led by a trained parent educator who provides tools that parents can adapt to their own family's needs. All CPI classes have a strong child development foundation, supporting the belief that each child and parent brings unique needs and temperament to family life.

Although many classes are held at the Parent Education Center in southwest Santa Rosa, others are conveniently located throughout Sonoma County.

Classes include Guiding your Toddler and Preschooler, Positive Parenting. In addition, classes involving infants and toddlers, such as Infant Massage and Billingual Playgroups, are attended by parents and children together.

Cost is per person unless otherwise indicated. Unless noted parents DO NOT attend with child. Childcare is not provided and children may not be left unattended. Classes are held at our Parent Education Center, 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa, CA.

We can also register you over the phone, if you have a questions about class, enrollment space. We would need to confirm payment over the phone to finalize class registration. CPI Parent Education Center  707-585-6108 extension 1240.

Free classes are under the Special Topics below, select check option for payment to finalize, registration is required to ensure we have enough space for all participants at each community location.


Choose a category to see what classes we offer.

Co-Parenting

Coparent Counseling Orientation (November)

1 Session

Monday, November 20, 2017 6:00-7:00pm | Orientation will be held at our Parent Education Center,

3642 Standish Avenue, Santa Rosa, CA 95407

Registration of all parties is required to secure space, the orientation cost is per parent attending to confirm registration. All to pay and register in advanced to start on time and reserve a space.

Parents face special challenges as they grapple with separation, divorce and creating blended families. Co-parent counseling allows parents an opportunity to talk about the best interests of their children in a neutral environment and, when appropriate, to get input and advice from a professional who is experienced in working with children and families of divorce.

After the orientation, individual sessions will be schedule on a sliding scale fee $40-80. Individual counseling sessions will be scheduled Monday through Friday during business hours 9am-5pm.

20 Inventory
@ $20.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A

The New Family: Blended, Extended, and Unmarried

1 sessions

Monday, December 4- December 11, 2017 6:00-8:00pm

Parent Education Center, 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa 95407

American family structures are undergoing significant change. Four and a half million babies were born in 2007 and 40 percent were born to unmarried mothers, a trend that continues to escalate. This two-hour workshop focuses on meeting the parenting challenges that arise in new family paradigms that include two parents each with their own children, grandparents as primary caregivers, or unmarried partners living together.

20 Inventory
@ $40.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A

Raising a Child with an Ex-Partner

1 sessions

Thursday, October 26, 2017 6:00-8:00pm

Parent Education Center, 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa 95407

This one-evening workshop helps separating and divorcing parents address the challenge of raising children in two households. Learn how to manage a new, co-parenting relationship in ways that reduce conflict and protect children. The workshop offer strategies that can produce greater cooperation between parenting partners.

20 Inventory
@ $20.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A

Parenting Apart Without Tears (November)

3 sessions

Thursdays, November 2 - 16, 2017 6:00-8:00pm

Parent Education Center, 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa 95407

This three-session class covers the patterns that emerge in parenting relationships between ex-partners and how specific challenges can be addressed through improved communication. Several techniques for improving parenting communication are taught and practiced. As well, the class offers crucial up-to-date information on the impacts of divorce conflict on children and provides strategies for parenting that ease the impacts of this impactful event in the vulnerable lives of children.

18 Inventory
@ $60.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A

Kids Turn (parent fee)

6 sessions

Mondays, January 8 - February 26, 2018 (No class on 1/15 or 2/19 due to holidays) 6:00-7:00pm

Parent Education Center, 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa 95407

Kids’ Turn of Sonoma County is an educational program to help families deal with issues arising from separation or divorce. Children and teens ages 5 through 14 meet in small groups according to age. Both parents are encouraged to attend, at least one parent must participate. Advanced registration for the Kids’ Turn program is required. *Add separate child fee to cart.

20 Inventory
@ $100.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A

Kids Turn (child fee)

6 sessions

Mondays, January 8 - February 26, 2018 (No class on 1/15 or 2/19 due to holidays) 6:00-7:00pm

Parent Education Center, 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa 95407

Kids’ Turn of Sonoma County is an educational program to help families deal with issues arising from separation or divorce. Children and teens ages 5 through 14 meet in small groups according to age. Both parents are encouraged to attend, at least one parent must participate. Advanced registration for the Kids’ Turn program is required. *Add separate parent fee to cart.

20 Inventory
@ $75.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A

Parenting Apart Without Tears (December)

3 sessions

Thursdays, December 7-21, 2017 6:00-8:00pm

Parent Education Center, 3642 Standish Ave, Santa Rosa 95407

This three-session class covers the patterns that emerge in parenting relationships between ex-partners and how specific challenges can be addressed through improved communication. Several techniques for improving parenting communication are taught and practiced. As well, the class offers crucial up-to-date information on the impacts of divorce conflict on children and provides strategies for parenting that ease the impacts of this impactful event in the vulnerable lives of children.

20 Inventory
@ $60.00 ea.
Subtotal
N/A

Our Impact This Year

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