Parents face many challenges in the world today. Come to this 6-week series, March 3-April 7, facilitated by Madeline Meyer Riley, MFT, mom and former family child care provider, to learn simple and practical approaches to raising healthy, competent children. Limited, free on-site child care available.
This group meets for three consecutive weeks and is a great way for new moms to get support, decrease isolation and make connections with other first time parents. Moms are welcome to drop-in to any session in a series; however, participating in all three has the greatest value. Join Shauna Fithian, social worker, new parent coach, and mom of 2, to share the ups and downs of your transition to motherhood. Pre-crawling babies welcome! More information about Shauna Fithian is available at http://www.newparentcoach.com.
Parents and Providers may come to this free drop-in session, designed to assist you with understanding the Affordable Care Act and how to use the Covered California Marketplace. Enrollment specialists will provide an overview of coverage options and what is required to enroll, and information on how to navigate the Covered California website and prepare paper or phone applications, and more! You can register by calling 510.658.7353 ex. 0, or right here on line! These sessions are sponsored by the Contra Costa ACA Team, a Covered California Community Outreach Network Partner and BANANAS.
I Heart Mama is a group exercise class that is fun for both moms and babies! The goal is to foster physical health and social support of new mothers, as they adjust to their new lifestyle. Classes incorporate stretching, calisthenics and cardio, along with songs and fingerplay. Facilitated by May Funabiki, MPH, ACE-certified group fitness instructor.
Choosing child care for a baby can be difficult emotionally and practically. This workshop will help you understand the options and give support in selecting appropriate care for your baby. Bring your questions and concerns and meet other new and expecting parents. Babies are welcome to attend.
Family Child Care Provider Orientation: Anyone who wants to obtain a family child care license must attend a community Care Licensing (CCL) orientation. The $25 orientation fee is due to DSS five days before the orientation. Call CCL at 622-2602 for details.
This 15-hour course is offered in English in 2 sessions. It includes CPR, First Aid and Preventive Health and meets the State Licensing requirement to operate or work in a child care program. Pre-registration and payment is required. Call us for registration forms and information about classes in Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese at 510-658-7353.