Category Archives: Community Education

Parent Project Spring 2021 All Class Flyer

The Parent Project® is a free, 12-week course that is offered in English and Spanish to anyone who cares for a child or adolescent. The classes meet for three hours each week. Parents learn parenting skills and get information about resources and other support available in their communities. Parents/caregivers learn and practice skills such as:

  • appropriate ways to discipline
  • preventing or stopping alcohol, drug and tobacco use
  • improving communication skills
  • improving grades and school attendance

For more information about Parent Project visit smchealth.org/ParentProject.

Two Parent Project Spring 2021 Courses Starting 2/23 & 2/24

We are excited to share two of our confirmed Parent Project courses for Spring 2021. Facilitated by StarVista, both courses will be offered in Spanish and virtually. Please see the attached flyers for more information about schedule and how to register. Contact Kristie Lui at kflui@smcgov.org for any questions.

For more information about the Parent Project, please visit smchealth.org/ParentProject.

11/13 – Race & Coronavirus 3rd Town Hall

Please join us for our third Race & Coronavirus Town Hall event on Friday November 13th from 11am-1pm. You can register for event here. The focus of this town hall will be on CBOs/community organizations and their experience during pandemic. In preparation for this event, we sent out a survey to hear from community organizations, the finding from survey will be presented at Town Hall. Additionally, we will be hearing from SMC leadership on COVID-19 recovery plan.  We will have the opportunity to hear directly from community organization representatives during a panel discussion. Attachment includes event flyer in English and Spanish, please support us by sharing this with you community. 

Thank you so much, I hope to see you all on Nov. 13th!

In Community,
DEC Co- Chairs & Town Hall Planning Committee 

COVID-19 Outreach Toolkit

The County of San Mateo has developed materials to help educate residents about COVID-19 and the steps to keep our community safe. Materials include flyers, posters, social media, outreach resources, and infographics.
These images and documents are free for your use. 

See the toolkit at: https://cmo.smcgov.org/covid-19-outreach-toolkit

Please share with anyone that might find these materials useful!

COVID-19 FAcebook Live Series for Latino and Spanish speaking Communities

The Center for Healthy Communities within the California Department of Public Health has partnered with the Mexican Consulate to host a series of four COVID-19 Facebook Live events on Tuesdays at 12:00 p.m. (60 minutes each). 

  • The target audience are the Latino and Farmworker Spanish speaking communities.
  • Topics discussed include: COVID 101, worker’s rights, contract tracing, testing, mental health, and disaster preparedness.  
  • The events will stream on the Mexican Consulate’s Facebook page on October 27 and November 3 and 10, 2020, at noon on each day, at www.facebook.com/consulmexsac.

Refer to the flyer with information.

New Resource for Parents & Teens to Navigate Difficult Challenges— CRUSHING THE CURVE

Free Webinar: Suicide Prevention 101 for Parents

Register for a free webinar, “Suicide Prevention 101 for Parents: Recognizing Signs and What to Do”

This webinar will provide info for parents on warning signs for suicide, how to have a conversation with their teen, actions to take if their teen is having suicidal thoughts, and resources.

To Register:
English: June 18, 12PM-1PM
Spanish: June 18, 6:30PM-7:30PM

Downloadable Flyers:

Wellness While Physical Distancing

San Mateo County Behavioral Health & Recovery Services has put together a resource to help our community stay well and active during the COVID-19 Shelter in Place. Ideas include virtual tours of museums, free online courses, virtual concerts, and more.

This is not a comprehensive list but meant to spark your creativity and curiosity. Be well!

Click here for the guide.

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