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The Triple P Parenting Program

Programs and Services:


Anger Management

Our Anger Management classes are targeted towards parents who are at high risk for harming their children physically, mentally or emotionally. The purpose of the program is to develop the proper tools to recognize and normalize anger, gain better understanding and control of self.

Our twenty-six week Court Mandated Court Mandated classes teach adults and teens different ways to manage stress and improve emotional intelligence and communication. Class overview


Triple P – Positive Parenting Program

We provide Triple P Positive Parenting Program, a parenting curriculum that has years of research and evidence proving it helps in the prevention and treatment of behavioral, emotional and developmental problems with children by increasing knowledge, skills and confidence of parents. Parents of difficult to manage children who are demanding, disobedient, defiant, aggressive or generally disruptive are likely to benefit. Program overview

Parent Education Classes


Supporting Father Involvement (SFI)

C.O.P.E. Family Support Center recognizes the importance of the father’s role in their child’s life. We promote father involvement. When fathers are more involved in parenting – healthier families and children are the outcome.

Based on research evidence that father involvement emerges in the context of a system of relationships, each group meeting will emphasize one of these central aspects of family life.

Discussion will include:

Individual adjustment (self-confidence, depression, anxiety).

Increase parents’ ability to work together to problem solve and decrease conflict (co-parent relationship quality).

To increase fathers’ involvement and the use of age appropriate parenting strategies (skills and confidence in parenting).

Find ways to break negative cycles of intergenerational cycles of harsh treatment, neglect and abuse (three-generational family patterns).

Develop strategies for coping with stresses on the family including work, support or lack of support from friends and family, and family-relation policies in the surrounding community and state agencies (external stressors).  Class overview


Bullying Program

School Staff/Teacher support in identify and intervene in bullying behavior as well as create a positive climate in the classroom.  Class overview

Parent Workshops teach strategies and support parents of children involved in any aspect of bullying or in need of general information. Class overview

Additional Parenting Tools


Uplifting Families 2016 Fundraising Events  

C.O.P.E. Family Support Center is a nonprofit organization that relies on grants and tax deductible donations in order to provide FREE SERVICES to ensure that all parents who are in need receive support and education when facing challenges in parenting and family management.

DATE:  May 18, 2016

TIME: 4:00 – 9:00 PM

Submit flier for C.O.P.E. Fundraiser at the time of meal purchase – click on The Habit logo below to download pdf flyer or download to your smartphone!


The Habit Burger Grill: 

Address: 1110 Concord Ave. Concord, CA 94520


Your gift of support can bring hope to struggling families and make parenting a more positive and rewarding experience.

Please call (925)689-5811 for more information.

Snapshot Stories

Parent 1:

What strategies worked well for you?

“Being at close arm length, direct, and using short, specific directions has really helped me and my daughter.”

What has changed for you since you started the class?

“A lot. So much more patience with me, now knowing what to expect and using age appropriate techniques. Before the class, I talked to my daughter, but I noticed after taking the class, I was talking at my daughter. Now I’m more specific and taking time to let my daughter do things herself. I used to tell her to ‘hurry, hurry, hurry,’ but now I take time to let her learn.”

How are you feeling after taking the class?

“A lot better. A lot less stressed, me and her Dad are going through a separation, which has been really stressful. Knowing when to sit down and talk to family and friends when I’m going through problems has helped a lot. Before, I kept everything in, because I didn’t want my family and friends to know I was hurting; I wanted to feel like I could do it all by myself. I didn’t want anyone to feel sorry for me. But I learned to open up a little, talk more, cry more. It’s ok to cry.”

Final thoughts/suggestions?

“These classes helped so much; there is help out there.”


Parent 2:

What did you like most about the class?

“I like that parenting is taken seriously; they (Practitioners) wanted to help us. When you have a baby, they don’t give you instructions; I didn’t know anything, didn’t know who to ask.”

What were your favorite strategies?

“Clear information and instructions, what to expect, how not to be frustrated. I liked praising, rewarding and Quiet-Time the best.”

How are you feeling after taking the class?

“Before, it was very stressful. What helped most as knowing my son is not doing bad behavior on purpose, there is a reason for why children behave. I want to bring the strategies to life and use them.”

Would you recommend Triple P to a friend, family member or colleague?

“Yes, go for it! This class will help you learn how not to be frustrated, how to enjoy parenting.”

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