Marin County

600 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, CA 94901 • 415-491-7959

Parents Place of Marin County offers services for all parents–from workshops on all aspects of parenting to individualized services that support each child’s optimal development. We believe that thriving parents build thriving families.

Upcoming Workshops + Events
Tantrums—often the most challenging time of the wild and wonderful toddler years. During Part 2 we focus primarily on understanding tantrums, our response to them, and strategies to work with them. Questions related to part 1 and integration of ideas will be reviewed. (Participation in Part 1 is also encouraged but not required). With Bonnie Romanow, BA, Childhood Development Specialist. Register for Part 1 and Part 2 for a discount!  Part 1 held on November 13th, 2017, 7:00 - 9:00 PM. [For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool]
Are you getting worn down by morning mayhem, bedtime battles, sibling scuffles, dawdling, and defiance? Do you try to avoid using threats, bribes, and punishments, but find yourself using them anyway just to survive the day? Would you like to have practical and effective methods to make life with children easier and more satisfying? Come learn a proven approach from parent educator and author Julie King in this highly interactive and engaging workshop. You will leave with concrete tools you can use immediately to improve cooperation and good will at home. With Julie King, parent educator and co-author of "How to Talk So Little Kids Will Listen". Please note: You will need a copy of the book, as it will be referred to during the workshop. You can purchase a copy on Amazon by using this link.  You can also purchase one on the day of the workshop for $20. Please bring cash or check. [For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool][For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids]
We will focus on what anxiety feels like to your school age child and how it affects your family as a whole.  Strategies to help your child manage their feelings will be discussed and common anxiety triggers – such as school situations, social dynamics, sleep, and separation – will be addressed.  With Susan Byrd, LCSW. [For Parents of Infants & Toddlers: Birth through Preschool][For Parents of Elementary School Aged Kids]
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