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Group Programs & Classes

Group programs in English and Spanish:

For more information about the groups below, please contact Andrea Larco, our Group Facilitator, at 818-933-9470.

Course for Female Survivors of Domestic Violence:

  • This is a 12-week course for women survivors of domestic violence to learn about types of abuse in relationships, the cycle of violence, understanding strategies of perpetrators, red flags of an abusive relationship, myths and realities about domestic violence, safety planning and child protection, and special projects that empower group members. 

Parenting Courses:

  • An 8-week course on Systematic training for effective parenting (step), which includes understanding your reactions towards your child’s behaviors, understanding beliefs and feelings about children’s misbehaviors, encouraging your child and yourself, listening and knowing how to talk to your child, helping children cooperate, managing difficult behaviors and choosing your approach. 

Group programs in English:

Adoption Promotion & Support Services Parent/Child Support Group:

  • This ongoing support group is open to all parents and family members of adopted and foster children. Parents come together for mutual support and encouragement; to exchange information and learn about the impact of adoption on child development; celebrate the joys and triumphs; and find understanding and solutions to struggles encountered when caring for adopted and foster children.