4/4/2013 3:29 PM
Incident: Salinas Police Officers to Participate in Parent Project With Partners For Peace
Date: Thursday, 4/4/2013
Time: 3:29 PM
Location: 855 E. Laurel Dr.
Salinas Police Department Officers Participate in Parent Project With Partners For Peace
Partners for Peace, announced today that there will be an orientation for the new Parent Project® on April 17, 2013 at The Silver Star Resource Center, 855 E. Laurel, Bldg, H. For professionals who want to learn more about the program for their clients, orientation will be held from 4-5:00 PM. Parent orientation and registration in English and in Spanish, will be from 6:00-7:00 PM. Parent Project® is a parent training program designed specifically for parents raising difficult or out-of-control adolescent children. The program has a 25-year track record working with parents of high-risk youth and is the largest court mandated juvenile diversion program in the country. The first classes in Salinas will begin April 24-June 26 and April 25-June 26 in Spanish. English class will begin April 24- June 26.
The Parent Project® offers parents concrete solutions to destructive of adolescent behaviors including: family conflict, truancy, drug and alcohol use, poor teen dating relationships, gangs, Runaways, violence, and suicide.
'This is the only program in the country that tackles the most destructive of adolescent behaviors,” said Bauer. The Santa Clara County Office of District Attorney recently sponsored it's third Parent Project® training. Santa Clara County Agencies report that the program is a huge success. 'Parents love the concrete answers and support the program offers,” Bauer added. All instructors complete a 40 hour training by the authors of the program.
Salinas Police Department's Officers Richard Lopez and Raul Rosales, who recently completed the 40 hour training will participate as instructors in the class offered in Spanish.
The Parent Project is funded in conjunction with the City of Salinas- California Gang Reduction, Intervention, and Prevention Program.
For additional information email ParentProjectMC@gmail.com or call (831) 754-3888, www.Partners4Peace.org or on Facebook: PartnersForPeace
Submitted By, Officer Miguel Cabrera SPD