Contact us to make an intake appointment. You will meet with a counselor who will help determine your needs. If possible, bring any court orders to intake appointment. We will assist you in selecting the classes that will complete your court requirements.
Children are not allowed in class and may not be left unattended. We do not provide child care. Please make suitable arrangements.
Schedule revised online MARCH 1 2012 Call for latest class information 661-327-4711
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New Beginnings - 11 Weeks - $25
Daytime and evening classes for Parenting. Also meets court-referred requirements. Learn more about controlling anger, getting kids to behave, talking with your children about problems, and how to provide a safe and loving home. (also in Spanish/tambien en Espanol)
Monday & Wednesday -10:00 am - 12:00 Noon Jan 9 - Feb 15 • Mar 5 - Apr 9 Apr 30 - Jun 6 • Jun 25 - Aug 1 Aug 20 - Sept 26 • Oct 22 - Nov 26
Monday -5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Jan 23 - Apr 9 • Apr 30 - Jul 16 • Aug 6 - Oct 29
Wednesday- 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Oct 3 - Dec 12
(En Espanol) Monday/Lunes - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Jan/Enero 23 - Apr/Abr 9 • June/Junio 4 - Aug 13 • Sept 10 - Nov 19
Pathfinders - 20 Weeks - (KRC)
Pathfinders is a Parenting Class for people with developmental disabilities. Many of these parents re eligible to have Kern Regional Center pay their fees. This class meets Court Referred requirements.
Wednesday - 10:30 am - 12:00 Noon Open Entry
Pathfinders Support Group
Friday - 10:30 am - 12:00 Noon Open Entry
GYST for You - 21 Weeks - $25
21 Sessions (Three-7 Wk Sessions) "Getting Your Self Together" is a Parenting Class for people with special needs. (mental illness, low reading skills, or mental illness and substance abuse). This class also meets Court Referred Parenting requirements.
Tuesday - 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Jan 10 - Feb 21 • Mar 6 - Apr 17 May 1 - June 12 • June 26 - Aug 7 Aug 21 - Oct 2 • Oct 16 - Nov 27
Take Care - 10 Sessions - $25
Examines signs and effects of five major areas of child neglect. In this small group setting, individuals learn to recognize and correct life situations leading to neglect. Meets Court Required, "Counseling for issues of Neglect".
Tuesday - 10:00 am - 12:00 Noon To be announced
Wednesday/Miércoles spanish - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm To be announced/
Parent Project Parenting - 12 Sessions - $25
Parenting classes focusing on issues for parents of teens 13-16 with challenging or out-of-control behaviors such as truancy, drug use or defiance. Meets court requirements for Parenting.
Tuesday - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm TBA
Lighthouse Groups - 52 Weeks - $25/week
Court ordered parent education/training group designed to meet the California Penal Code requirement of one year counseling services specifically for individuals charged with P.C. 273 (child endangerment/willful cruelty to a child).
Child Protection Group also meets court referred requirements. This program will focus on variety of issues including, child neglect, family violence, failure to protect (abuse awareness), failure to protect (health and safety issues), and recovery from family breakdowns. Tuesday - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Wednesday - 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Thursday - 9:30 am - 11:30 am Thursday - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Spanish/Espanol Thursday/Jueves 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Open Entry
Anger Management - 10 Weeks - $25
This group allows parents to recognize and accept personal responsibility for uncontrolled anger. The class will help individuals recognize personal triggers, resist old impulses, and resolve anger in a healthy manner. The parent-child focus of this class also presents skills parents can use to help their children with anger. Meets Court Referred requirements for Anger Management.
Tuesday - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm May 3 - Jul 5 • July 26 - Sept 27 Wednesday - 5:00 - 7:00 pm Jan 11 - Mar 14 • Apr 11 - Jun 13 Jul 11 - Sept 12 • Oct 3 - Dec 5
This three hour session for Divorcing Parents helps them deal with family issues surrounding divorce. They learn how to avoid putting children in the middle and how to assist their children in the transition after divorce. Meets Court Requirements. Call for schedule
Parent to Parent - Free
Support group for parents supporting parents who are going through the court system. Parents do scrapbooking and one-on-one support. Wednesday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Open entry