Child Parent Institute
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Learn more about parenting education
CPI offers in-home parenting education for parents who are unable to attend classes or who may want individual attention for a particular parenting or child behavioral challenge.
Parent Mentor Program
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Parent Mentors are individuals who have experienced the Child Welfare System first hand and have successfully regained custody of their children. Parent Mentors help to support parents in working towards reunification with their own children. Participation in the Parent Mentor program is voluntary and most parents with open family reunification cases are eligible. The goal of our Parent Mentor Program is to increase successful family reunification and to decrease the length of time preceding reunification in Sonoma County.
Pregnancy and Postpartum services
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Whether you are struggling with depression, anxiety, or any other stressors, our Perinatal Mood Disorder (PMD) Program is designed to support you through the issues that arise during and after pregnancy, as well as the early years of your child's life. Services are provided by mental health therapists and parent educators in both English and Spanish.
Early Head Start
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Early Head Start (EHS) Home Based Programs serve infants and toddlers under the age of 3, and pregnant women. EHS programs provide intensive comprehensive child development and family support services to low-income infants and toddlers and their families, and to pregnant women and their families. EHS programs are designed to nurture healthy attachments between parent and child (and child and caregiver). Services encompass the full range of a family's needs from pregnancy through a child's third birthday.
Early Learning Institute
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Home Visiting program
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The child and family participate in a developmental evaluation that becomes the bases for activities. The basic principles are that children learn through play, and the family is the first and best teacher of children. Early Intervention Specialists team up with parents to address children’s development in all areas. Families also receive guidance and support about parenting issues and other important concerns.