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Temecula presents free series for parents/caregivers of children and adolescents with special needs

With the challenges and social issues facing many of our youth and families today, more support and education for youth and parents is critical. The city of Temecula serves a diverse group of youth in the community which are comprised of foster youth, at risk youth, military, underserved, special needs and the mental health consumer.

The city of Temecula is constantly finding new ways to promote the well-being and empowerment of youth and parents.

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, the city of Temecula, in collaboration with Novell and Novell Counseling Services, will be hosting the second workshop of an educational series geared towards parents/caregivers of children with special needs. The topic being addressed this week will be “Increasing Resiliency in Siblings" and will help parents/caregivers learn to achieve balance and advocate for the needs of all family members while providing care for their child with special needs.

This FREE educational series is designed to provide information, strategies and techniques that support the entire family. Parents are invited to join other parents to learn, asks questions, and share their experiences. Classes are taught by licensed and trained professionals from the community.

Preregistration is required and can be complete online at TCSD.cityoftemecula.org.

Feb. 27: Increasing Resiliency in Siblings. Class #2420.102

March 20: Transitioning to Teen and Adulthood, Class #2420.103

April 17: Raising Children in Difficult Times, Class #2420.104

For more information please contact Yvette Martinez, Inclusion Services Specialist at 951-693-3902 or Yvette.Martinez@cityoftemecula.org.

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