Parent Education and Resources
Below are a variety of resources and opportunities for parents to further their education.
Understanding Childhood Trauma - Tuesdays, August 6, 13, 20 & 27, 6-8P.
The Mindful Parent - Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2013, 6-8P
The Grandparent Project
We provide resources and support for grandparents and other non-parent relatives raising children.
Parent Counseling Through First 5
Counseling with MFT/LCSWs across Calaveras County, including a Spanish speaking counselor. Parents who do not have insurance or full scope Medical to cover counseling, or who are underinsured/cannot afford deductibles or co-pays may qualify for up to ten counseling sessions. Call 1-888-787-3654 for more information.
Community Advisory Council (CAC) - Parents of Children with Special Needs
You are invited to attend the monthly Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meetings. The CAC is a group of caring and concerned parents, educators, and local agency representatives who are interested in providing quality education for children with special needs.
What We Do…
..Strive to build communication and cooperation between parents and educators.
..Aim to inform, educate and support one another in partnership with Calaveras County SELPA (Special Education Local Plan Area).
..Provide educational workshops to better understand and parent our children.
..Provide support, understanding and collaboration regarding the challenges in educating our children.
..Provide information in understanding your child’s IEP (Individual Educational Plan) and the Special Education system.
..Facilitate communication between parents and school.
..Raise community awareness for the needs of individuals with disabilities.
CAC meets at: Calaveras County Office of Education, 185 S. Main St., Angels Camp from 5-7P and CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED. Please contact Lorie Wise for information at 736-6016 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To receive CAC e-mail updates, please submit your e-mail address to Lorie Wise at the above telephone number or e-mail address.