Courses

Participants will learn negotiation skills and how to select the most cost-effective and least intrusive ADR method to achieve the most positive result for both parties. Required book for this class is: ADR in a Nutshell, $40. Call The Center for Legal Studies at 1-888-930-4047 to order the book. Course is 7 weeks. $995


January 13, 2020 to February 28, 2020, 01:00am, Online
How much time should babies spend in front of a screen? How can you engage an infant's mind? Parents and caregivers can learn some baby basics and helpful tips, to have a few tricks up their sleeves to help keep life with baby running smoothly. The Take Root Parenting Hub, Care Connections and UCC present this workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt. Instructor: L. Austin


Friday, November 15, 2019, 06:00pm, Chi Mercy Health
Friday, January 17, 2020, 06:00pm, Chi Mercy Health
Do you miss your family? Do wish you could stay more connected? Learn to connect more often and have more fun with your loved ones from any distance using video chat, social media, and online tools! Our partner, GrandparentsAcademy.com has helped thousands of grandparents world-wide do just that. Instructor, Aaron Larsen delivers this six week, self-paced course online using video and weekly group coaching calls. This is one of the easiest, most enjoyable learning experiences you'll every have; you'll be equipped to make a positive difference in the lives of your loved ones near and far.


January 6, 2020 to February 17, 2020, 12:00am, Online
You have your first DSLR or Mirrorless camera, but now what do you do? The buttons and dials are intimidating and the manual reads like VCR instructions. Don't worry, we can help. This is a perfect class for beginners who want to learn how to use their camera. You will learn about: Shooting modes; understanding ISO; the difference between f-stops, ISO and shutter speed and learn how to set them correctly for different situations; metering and how use it; learn about focusing; understand file size/types and white balance and why it's important. We will also talk about lens choices and how to use a basic flash. If you want to learn to use your camera with confidence, this is the class for you! Instructor: Photographer Tristin Godsey


January 16, 2020 to February 6, 2020, 05:30pm, TAP 18
Young children experience big feelings on a daily basis and need our guidance to develop social emotional competency. Discover fun ways to cultivate your child's emotional intelligence through the use of children's literature and related activities. Take Root, Care Connections and UCC present this workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. Instructor: B. Tenneson.


Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 06:00pm, Douglas ESD
Learn techniques to help your child learn and grow through positive parent-child interactions and modeling expected behavior.


January 16, 2020 to March 19, 2020, 06:00pm, Winchester Elementary
Learn the four parts of Medicare.  In this workshop you will learn when to enroll in the different parts so you don't end up with penalties.  Discover how Medicare Advantage and Supplement plans work.  Gain the tools to make informed decision as to what kind of plan best meets your needs.  Learn about a program that may pay some or all of Part B premium and lower your prescription drug cost.


Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 01:30pm, CWT 15
Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 01:30pm, CWT 15
Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 01:30pm, CWT 15
Explore the topics of child development and behavior to better understand age appropriate practices to develop limits, routines, and positive discipline techniques. Take Root Parenting Hub and UCC present this class for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. A representative will contact you before class to arrange childcare needs. Class is free of charge; donations will be accepted to help cover program costs. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt. Instructor: R.Riehl


January 14, 2020 to March 17, 2020, 06:00pm, Hucrest Elementary
Are you unsure if you are prepared for retirement?  This class will provide students with "How-To" Strategies for a more comfortable retirement.  Students will gain confidence in their financial decision making by being more informed on the topics that impact their retirement.  The workbook is included in class fees. 


February 25, 2020 to March 3, 2020, 06:00pm, TAP 15
Are you walking on eggshells hoping your child won't have a tantrum in public? Is your child prone to irrational, emotional meltdowns? Discover strategies to avoid or eliminate tantrums through a better understanding of your child's behavior. The Take Root Parenting Hub, Care Connections & Education, and UCC present this workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt. Instructor: B. Tenneson


Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 06:00pm, Douglas ESD
This workshop will take a more in depth look at causes of frequent tantrum behaviors in some children. It will also focus on specific approaches to: 1. Pinpointing causes, 2. Generating ideas for possible solutions, and 3. How to implement these new strategies. Take Root, Care Connections & Education, and UCC present this workshop for parents and caregivers of children birth to 9 years of age. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt. Instructor: B. Tenneson


Tuesday, December 10, 2019, 06:00pm, Douglas ESD
How do screens affect a child's brain? How much screen time is appropriate, if any? What age should children begin using screens? In this tech workshop, we will discuss everything from sense stimulation to time management. Leave with valuable resources, some goodies to help manage technology in your home, and the confidence that you are best preparing your child to function in this digital world. Call UCC Registration at (541) 440-4668 or register online at https://www.umpqua.edu/cwt to register. Instructor: R. Zeedyk


Thursday, January 23, 2020, 06:00pm, Douglas ESD
NOVA Approved.
Prepare to work in victim advocacy arenas. No book required for this class. Fee $729


August 26, 2019 to October 11, 2019, 12:00am, Online
January 13, 2020 to February 28, 2020, 12:00am, Online
Reading to young children is one of the best ways to get their brains to start making connections. Learn ways to engage your child while you read with them, and enrich their minds during story time. Take Root, Family Connections and UCC present this class for parents and caregivers of children 0-5 years of age. Participants need to make their own childcare arrangements. Instructor: S. Leedom.


Wednesday, March 11, 2020, 06:00pm, Douglas ESD