Youth Alliance offers multiple Parent Education Services aimed at supporting families with a variety of needs regarding child and teen development. These services focus on enhancing parenting practices and behaviors that will best support all youth and families. YA specializes in developing positive discipline practices and techniques while offering holistic supports to families in need throughout San Benito County. The following programs and resources are available to all families in order to support and strengthen parenting skills.
The Parent Project is a nationally recognized, researched based parenting skills class. The Parents Project addresses truancy, school performance, social media, substance use, violence, establishing rules and
consequences, and similar behaviors, the program helps parents learn and practice: Identification, Prevention, Intervention strategies, And practicing expressing love
Is a parent lead education and empowerment group. Parent Alliance groups support each other with community resources and education to support successful school and parent relationships that lead to change. Parent Alliance attends community meetings to continue parent engagement that will foster successful academics, safe school climate, and stakeholder involvement. The use of restorative justice practices are used to facilitate meetings.
Wellness Recovery Action Planning (WRAP)
(WRAP) groups can help to develop real tools you can use to manage life. WRAP can help to feel better, manage challenges, decrease troubling feelings, achieve goals, and improve the quality of one’s life.
Face and Heart
Support for parenting with the practices of indigenous people. Learn
to parent in a circle group setting. Promotes healing, personal
growth and family bonding.
Contact us: Jeanette Neal
What is this class about? _______
Classes use evidence-based curriculum focused on changing destructive adolescent behavior and increasing positive family experiences. Each topic, from active supervision to, substance use, is presented with the focus of recognition, intervention, maintenance, and prevention. Parents can share real concerns and learn from other families’ experiences within a safe space.
Who can attend? _____________
Recommended for parents of middle-high school age children. Class cost is covered by department of Probation. Any interested parent can attend. This class is offered 2 times a year, once in Spanish, and once in English. Contact us to enroll or be placed on a waitlist.
How long is this class? _________
Class meets once a week for 13 weeks. Classes last between 3-3 ½ hours. Childcare and a light dinner is provided at no cost. Text-book purchase is required for class. Cost of book is $35 dollars; text can be purchased at reduced cost if necessary.