Professional Development

Professional Development Workshops

Self-Care for Parenting Educators

  • PDW: Self-Care for PEs, 1-2023
    January 31, 2023
    11:00 am PST - 12:30 pm PST

Event Phone: 1-541-953-6808

Participants in this training will connect with others and consider the importance of our self-care, why we need it, and how it impacts our work with families. Elements of job stress and strategies to sustain ourselves—both personally and professionally—will be explored. … Self-Care for Parenting EducatorsRead More »


Beyond the Lecture: Applying the Principle of Adult Learning to Parenting Groups

  • PDW: Beyond the Lecture-Applying Principles of Adult Learning, 3-2023
    March 28, 2023
    11:00 am PDT - 12:30 pm PDT

Event Phone: 1-541-953-6808

 “If they just had more information, parents could be so much more effective!” we think to ourselves. Yet, despite how many times we tell parents what to do, their behavior does not change! Why is that?  The temptation to lecture to parents is great. Yet, despite how many times well-intentioned parenting educators tell parents what … Beyond the Lecture: Applying the Principle of Adult Learning to Parenting GroupsRead More »


Calm in the Chaos: Emotional Regulation Tools for Use With Families

  • PDW: Calm in the Chaos, 5-2023
    May 30, 2023
    11:00 am PDT - 12:30 pm PDT

Event Phone: 1-541-953-6808

An understanding of the relationship between emotional regulation, or managing responses to situations and emotions that can produce negative responses, and positive child development. Successful implementation of this workshop will help parenting educators to reflect on how they can support youth’s emotional regulation to strengthen the program overall.  Participants will examine and reflect on their … Calm in the Chaos: Emotional Regulation Tools for Use With FamiliesRead More »


Everyone Belongs: Cultivating Inclusive Practices and Equity in Parenting Education

  • PDW: Everyone Belongs, 9-2023
    September 26, 2023
    11:00 am PDT - 12:30 pm PDT

Event Phone: 1-541-953-6808

We all share the human need to feel connected to others and enjoy a sense of belonging. In this hands-on workshop, participants will explore concepts related to diversity, equity, and inclusion and how these can be applied to parenting education groups. … Everyone Belongs: Cultivating Inclusive Practices and Equity in Parenting EducationRead More »


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