At the Student Parent Center we offer a variety of 2 unit courses designed to address key issues and topics to help student parents transition, transform their experience, and transend to graduate school and/or professional emplotment after Cal.
No classes will be offered Spring 2017.
The goal of this course is to create a supportive learning community, as a master the unique challenges experienced by parents who are new to Cal and/or new parenting. The course is designed to offer timely information and shared strategies for balancing academic expectations with parenting realities. You will gain practical tools, tips and insights as you successfully navigate through your first semester. Course content is based on twenty years of student parent experiences and includes presentations, speakers, facilitated discussions and curative homework assignments (involving your children).
The goal of this course is to provide essential information, resources and a supportive learning community for student parents who are new and expectant parents. Throughout the semester the focus if the class will be geared towards balancing academia and being a new or expectant parent through avenues as academic planning, time management and stress reduction. Students will attend six mandatory classes in person, commit to a weekly one hour online check-in with the course coordinator and a weekly 20-minute online checkin with classmates.
The purpose of this course is to empower, educate, and share strategies to navigate the complexities of the social services system and support each other in achieving academic and career goals. The course is designed to inform students of the program services, assist in qualifying and maintaining eligibility, and to explain proper submission of required documents. The course content is based on twenty years of student parent experiences and includes presentations, speakers, facilitated discussion and creative homework.
Physical and mental health are essential in achieving academic success as student parents. Students will learn about information, resources, and strategies to help them achieve health and wellness during their time here at Cal. The course is designed with the health of the student in mind, and we offer exciting guest speakers, time for self-reflection, and the opportunity to participate in on-campus activities.