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COMMUNITY MEDIATION TRAINING (34 HRS)

Zoom
This 34-hour training is for those interested in becoming a community mediator and introduces the structures, process, formats, and necessary capacities and communication skills of facilitative mediation. We emphasize an interactive and engaging experience and extensive practice and coaching by trainers and experienced mediators. Participants will receive a printed student manual prior to the start […]
$800

Jewel Theater’s “Little Heart”

Colligan Theater 1010 River Street, Santa Cruz, CA
Little Heart by Irene O’Garden Jan 26 – Feb 19, 2023 Directed by Susan Myer Silton Featuring Jesse Caldwell*, Shaun Carroll*, Marie Finch*, Patty Gallagher*, Lydia Lyons*, Diana Torres Koss*, Sheila Savage* Little Heart. Big Story. This intriguing new play by Irene O’Garden is based on the life of world-famous Los Angeles artist Corita Kent. An […]
Recurring Event Get Moving Mondays

Get Moving Mondays

Simpkins Family Swim Center 979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz
Join County Park Friends to start the week off right and explore your local parks together. Each week, we’ll park at the back of the Simpkins Swim Center parking lot and gather at the entrance to Schwaan Lake State Park. From there, we’ll walk and explore various parks, connect, laugh, learn and move.   Únase […]

10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s (SPANISH) – IN PERSON PROGRAM

Cesar Chavez Library 615 Williams Rd, Salinas, CA
Register and attend this FREE in person seminar to learn about Alzheimer’s and Dementia. (SPANISH) Register: https://action.alz.org/PersonifyEbusiness/Default.aspx?TabID=1356&productId=87526327 La enfermedad de Alzheimer y otras demencias alteran la memoria, el pensamiento y causan problemas de comportamiento que afectan la vida diaria. Únase a nosotros para aprender a reconocer los signos comunes de la enfermedad; cómo hablar con […]
Free

Santa Cruz 2 Dementia Family Caregiver Support Group – MEETING BY ZOOM AND TELEPHONE

Online Event
Support groups create a safe, confidential, supportive environment or community and a chance for participants to develop informal mutual support and social relationships. They also educate and inform participants about dementia and help participants develop methods and skills to solve problems. Register:  https://www.communityresourcefinder.org/ResourceView/Index?id=2738191&profileDefinitionId=91 THIS SUPPORT GROUP MEETING WILL BE OFFERED BY ZOOM AND PHONE. Family […]
Free

Effective Communication Strategies – LIVE VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

Online Event
Register and attend this FREE virtual seminar to learn about Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language. As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in their journey and the ability to […]
Free

Triple P Seminar: The Power of Positive Parenting

Virtual Via Zoom
Attend this FREE virtual seminar to learn how to : • Provide positive learning environments for children • Use assertive discipline • Have realistic expectations and take care of yourself Presented in English on Zoom. These Triple P Seminars are FREE and open to all Santa Cruz County families with children from birth to 12 […]
Free
Recurring Event Get Moving Mondays

Get Moving Mondays

Simpkins Family Swim Center 979 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz
Join County Park Friends to start the week off right and explore your local parks together. Each week, we’ll park at the back of the Simpkins Swim Center parking lot and gather at the entrance to Schwaan Lake State Park. From there, we’ll walk and explore various parks, connect, laugh, learn and move.   Únase […]

Harnessing Local Data to Create the CORE Conditions for: Healthy Environments // Aprovechando los datos locales para crear las condiciones de CORE para: Ambientes Saludables

Virtual Via Zoom
Register here: https://bit.ly/DataShare-CORE-02-07-23 Join DataShare Santa Cruz County and CORE Investments for a community conversation about harnessing local data to foster Healthy Environments (one of the eight CORE Conditions for Health & Well-being) so that all community members in Santa Cruz County experience a clean, safe, sustainable natural environment and a built environment and infrastructure that […]
Free

Dementia Conversations – LIVE VIRTUAL PRESENTATION

Online Event
Register and attend this FREE virtual seminar to learn about Alzheimer’s and Dementia.  When someone is showing signs of dementia, it’s time to talk. Often, conversations with family about changing behaviors can be challenging and uncomfortable. This program provides tips for breaking the ice with your family so you can address some of the most […]
Free

For the Love of Children

Seascape Golf Club 610 Clubhouse Drive, Aptos, CA
For the Love of Children is an annual event hosted by the Friends of CASA.  This luncheon, where the community comes together to learn more about CASA,  raises money for the CASA Children’s Fund. The fund is used by our volunteer Advocates to purchase special and essential items such as bicycles, gymnastic and swimming classes, summer camp, back-to-school […]
$100.00

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