Parenting Classes in English and Spanish

Our parenting classes are intended for parents of teens seeking strategies for crisis-prevention or intervention. The classes also assist in developing a model of effective adult behavior for their maturing adolescent. Our 12-week curriculum is approved by the Orange County Department of Probation and Orange County Social Services Agency. Certificates of Completion are provided.



Session 1: Parenting Styles and Goals
Session 2: Developmental Life Stages
Session 3: Feelings and Coping Strategies
Session 4: Anger Management Skills
Session 5: Building Successful Communication Skills
Session 6: Setting Age Appropriate Limits
Session 7: Consequences and Encouragement vs. Punishment and Praise
Session 8: Family Roles, Boundaries, and Alliances
Session 9: Problem-Solving Strategies and Family Appreciation
Session 10: Drugs, Alcohol, and Defiance
Session 11: Single Parenting and Blended Families
Session 12: Your Role in Your Child’s Education


Classes are held in person at Casa Youth Shelter, Thursdays from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Participation in our shelter program is not required for participation. Parenting classes remain free of charge.


Questions? Please get in touch with Lupita Gutierrez, Chief Operating Officer at


Parenting Classes (English)   

Las Clases Para Padres (en Español)   


Teen Drop-In Group

For teens ages 12-17 and take place at Casa Youth Shelter. Classes will take place on Mondays 7:00-8:30pm. Teen Drop-In Group discussions are aligned with Parenting class topics.


Teen Drop-In Group