PFP: Workshops


A Place for Parents: Workshops

Monthly Workshops with Parenting Guru Barbara Olinger

SUNDAY October 15, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Open Temple House 1422 Electric Ave. Venice

The October 15th workshop will be Connecting With Your Child: Parenting 2-4 Year Olds

In this workshop we will explore developmental themes and how they are expressed through behavior, how to set non-punitive limits and how to recognize and move through our triggers to help our children flourish.

Cost: $36 Couples $70

Childcare available $10 per child


Barbara Olinger has her Masters in Social Work and has worked with children and families in both educational and therapeutic settings for over 35 years. This has included being a Child and Family Therapist, the Supervising Clinician in an outpatient mental health clinic, a co-founder of a co-operative preschool, and Director of Family Development at the YWCA Santa Monica / Westside. In her current private practice, she focuses on supporting parents of young children and preschool teacher training. She has two grown sons.

She is the author of the parenting book, Growing From the Roots: A Practical Guide to the Art of Parentingnow on DVD along with Welcoming Your Second Child.

Open Temple is committed to ensuring that financial constraints never limit participation. Please contact us to discuss reduced fees at



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