SEEDS for School Readiness Program

NOW ENROLLING: Family School Readiness Program

for children ages 3 to 5 and their parents/caregivers

We are now enrolling families in the SEEDS for School Readiness Program.
The 15-week research program meets two days per week (3 hours each day).

Children's play-based classroom includes:

  • circle time to practice listening and following instructions
  • activity centers to practice sharing, turn-taking, expressing feelings, and cooperating
  • skill-building for early reading and math
 
The concurrent parent education group includes:
  • hands-on workshops for how to work best with schools and teachers
  • weekly tool kits with books and games to guide at-home play

Who can participate?
  • English-speaking parents/caregivers (foster parents, adoptive parents, birth parents, relative caregivers) with a child 3, 4, or 5 years old.
  • Child has possible prenatal alcohol (and/or drug) exposure.

This program is FREE.

Parents/caregivers can earn DCFS foster parent training credits and up to $90 may be earned for visits before and after the program.

To enroll, please call 310.206.5254.


SEEDS Program for Infants and Toddlers

The SEEDS Program for Infants and Toddlers is being disseminated into the community!  

Please contact us to be notified about future groups in L.A. County or elsewhere throughout the country.

The SEEDS Program for Infants and Toddlers:
  • involves both the parent and the child.
  • includes a parent education, advocacy, and skill-building group and a parent-child music-play group.
What Can Parents and Caregivers Learn During this Program?
  • How to support their child's learning, development, and ability to manage emotions and behavior
  • How to have more positive interactions with your child
  • How to cope with stress and prioritize self-care as a busy parent
Please contact us directly at 310-206-5254 or seedsprogram@ucla.edu for more information.