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A range of classes and lectures are available to help parents in their important task of raising children in today's complex world.

    • deToledo Parenting Talks in the Community With Bruce Powell

    • Location: City;Valleys
    • Address: 22622 Vanowen Street West Hills, CA
    • Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
    • Description: Sun., Apr. 23 @ 9:15 am - Valley Beth Shalom: 15739 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA 91436 Raising teens is hard.  Ensu ...read moreSun., Apr. 23 @ 9:15 am - Valley Beth Shalom: 15739 Ventura Blvd, Encino, CA 91436 Raising teens is hard.  Ensuring ethical behavior and providing worthwhile activities that promote growth outside of the classroom can be challenging given our competition includes Facebook, cell phones, texting, etc.    In partnership with local synagogues and Jewish day schools, de Toledo High School and Dr. Bruce Powell, Head of School, helps Jewish parents become more effective in ensuring the teen years are filled with enriching, positive experiences. Topics include: Why Bother Doing the Right Thing read less
    • Valley Outreach Synagogue Presents Living a Balance Life

    • Location: Conejo Valley;West Valley
    • Address: 26670 Agoura Rd., Calabasas,
    • Date: Tuesday, April 25, 2017
    • Contact Phone: (818) 882-4867
    • Description: 4 Sessions on Tuesday evenings: February 28, March 14 and 28, April 25, 2017. At VOS 26680 Agoura Road in Calabasas ...read more4 Sessions on Tuesday evenings: February 28, March 14 and 28, April 25, 2017. At VOS 26680 Agoura Road in Calabasas. In a community of women we will fill our hearts and enrich our souls as we draw from a diverse inspirational well, exploring ways to navigate and enhance our life experiences. through discussion and contemporary issues, artistic expression, mindfuness practices, text study and Mussar, we will foster awareness and strive for a greater sense of fulfillment wholeness in our lives. read less
    • Silverlake Independent JCC (SIJCC) Positively Parenting

    • Location: Eastside and Hollywood
    • Address: 1110 Bates Ave. Los Angeles, CA
    • Date: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    • Contact Email: dweltman@sbcglobal.net
    • Description: Wednesdays, February 8th-April 26th at 9:15 am – 10:15 am. (8-week series) Devra Weltman Harris is an expert i ...read moreWednesdays, February 8th-April 26th at 9:15 am – 10:15 am. (8-week series) Devra Weltman Harris is an expert in early childhood and parenting. She holds a Master degree in Counseling and has over fifteen years experience as an Elementary School Counselor in the Los Angeles Unified School District, where she dealt with and solved a wide range of childhood and parenting problems. She has worked for the past ten years consulting with families on both parenting and school choice issues. Devra’s class focuses on real solutions to everyday parenting issues we all face like homework, healthy habits, living with technology and general family balance. Her approach is rooted in her behavioral background and her belief that children thrive in a positive environment. $240 for the 8-week series Pre-register by emailing dweltman@sbcglobal.net Submit payment via Paypal to dweltman@sbcglobal.net or bring cash or check to the first class. Questions/registration: email Devra at dweltman@sbcglobal.net. read less
    • New Moms Connect - Post Partum Support Group of Jewish Family Service

    • Location: City;Mid-City;Pico Robertson
    • Address: 3580 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 700 Los Angeles, CA, 90035
    • Age Group: Parent of Newborn-12months
    • Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
    • Contact Email: newmomsconnect@jfsla.org
    • Contact Phone: (310) 247-0864 ext 218
    • Description: Thursdays 11:00 AM (ongoing) Are you or is someone you love a new mom who just cries and cries...you are not alone. ...read moreThursdays 11:00 AM (ongoing) Are you or is someone you love a new mom who just cries and cries...you are not alone. The New Moms Connect program is designed to help new mothers and their families who are experiencing stressors and symptoms associated with Postpartum Depression by providing education, prevention, intervention and support services. New Moms Connect helps new mothers experiencing Postpartum Depression to overcome feelings of isolation, depression and stress while increasing access to community resources and strengthening their support network. Support and resources are available to family members assisting them in their role of caring for a new mom who is struggling. This weekly group is a supportive space to meet other moms, learn baby care skills and talk about child development. The group shares personal experiences in a warm and caring environment. RSVP is required to attend - this is not a drop in group. To RSVP, or for more information about NEW MOMS CONNECT please contact Melanie Weiner, LMFT at 310-247-0864 ext 218 or newmomsconnect@jfsla.org This program has been made available in part by a grant from the Tikun Olam Foundation of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles. At the JFS { Pico Robertson Family Resource Center 8838 West Pico Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90035 http://www.jfsla.org/page.aspx?pid=248 read less