The Supportive Parenting for Anxious Childhood Emotions (SPACE) class is a parents-only, evidence-based treatment of childhood anxiety with an emphasis on promoting child confidence and coping with anxiety through making systematic and sustainable changes in parental actions and child-parent interaction patterns. You will learn how to best manage child discomfort, increase giving of effective supports to your child, and choose alternative methods for responding to anxious distress to decrease family stress levels. Click here to read an article in The Atlantic that reports on research about SPACE.
PLEASE NOTE: Due to clinicians’ licensure restrictions, this virtual class is only available to permanent residents of the state of Oregon.
We offer two separate SPACE programs. Each consists of 7 virtual parent sessions.
SPACE Elementary Age (for parents of children in grades K -5)
with Nichole Sage, Psy.D. and Michael Schwartz, Ph.D.
Time: Mondays from 4:00pm – 5:30pm (90 mins – via Zoom)
Dates: September 25 – November 6, 2023 (no class on October 23); booster session on November 27, 2023.
SPACE Middle School Age (for parents of children in grades 6 – 8)
with Allan Cordova, Ph.D. and Mariko Clark, MA, LPC
Time: Wednesdays from 10:30am – 12:00pm (90 mins – via Zoom)
Dates: September 13 – October 18, 2023; booster session on December 1, 2023.
Cost: $575.00/family, non-insurance billable (includes all group sessions and session materials).