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CHEC FRC Offers Spanish Parenting Class
CUIDAR Offers New Parenting Class
CARES Shares Social Skills Groups
ASK Invites You to PEERS


CHEC Family Resource Center Offers Parenting Class


8 week Parenting Class for Parents with children ages 5-12.
 **Classes are in Spanish
Topics Include:
  • Understanding yourself and child better.
  • What can you do when your child misbehaves?
  • Building your child's self esteem 
  • Improve communication with your child 
  • Effective discipline 
  • Appropriate decision making 
When:    Mondays, January 23, 2011 through March 12, 2011
Time:      5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Where:   CHEC Family Resource Center  
              27412 Calle Arroyo
              San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675
Facilitator: LuzElena Pinzon, MSW, Mental Health Counselor
***Please call Jaime Najera at (949) 489-7742 to register for class

CUIDAR: Offers New Classes 


CUIDAR Offers COPE Parenting Classes:


Do you ever feel frustrated as a parent or are you concerned about your child's behavior? If you have a preschool-age child(3-5 years), we have a program for you. CUIDAR offers a 10-week program intended to help parents find effective solutions to common behavior challenges while getting to know other families in the community. New parenting classes beginning in January!


Click here for flyer in English

Click here for flyer in Spanish 

CARES Shares Social Skills Groups 


CARES is pleased to announce enrollment in


Social Skills Groups for children ages 8-12 and adolescents ages 13-17

starting mid-January 2012


8-12 year old groups will utilize the empirically supported

UCLA Children's Friendship Training (CFT) Program curriculum

The CFT program is parent-assisted, with concurrent parent groups held each week. Parent participation is required.

Adolescent groups will utilize the empirically supported

UCLA PEERS Program curriculum

(as seen in  the November 22nd, 2010 issue of People Magazine)

The PEERS program is parent-assisted, with concurrent parent groups held each week. Parent participation is required.



The groups will address such topics as:



Conversation skills


Appropriate use of humor

Choosing appropriate friends

Good sportsmanship

Participating in peer get-togethers

Bullying, teasing, and embarrassment


Handling disagreements



CFT groups run for 12 weeks (Mondays 4:00-5:00 pm)



PEERS groups run for 14 weeks (Mondays 5:30-7:00 pm)


For more information please contact: 



Michaela Ene, Ph.D.

(858) 444-8823, x 1211



Tal Feingold, M.A., LMFT




ASK Invites You to PEERS


ASK Cordially Invites You to PEERS: The Art of Making Friends on January 12, 2012!


Join us for a FREE presentation on ASK PEERS for TEENS


Learn how ASK PEERS for TEENS will help you and your teens master the art of making friends! Seize the opportunity to talk to Dr. Alexander Gantman (former Assistant Director of the UCLA PEERS Program) and Kimberly Orliczky (Board Certified Behavior Analyst) about this highly successful program.


This presentation is open to all families interested in PEERS that have not had the chance to apply. Bring your questions, Q&A session following the presentation!




When: Thursday January 12, 2012

Time: 6:30-8:30

Location: ASK Office

Cost: FREE


Space is limited, click here to RSVP! 


Reserve your spot today!


We look forward to meeting you