Classes & Groups

Parenting During a Pandemic: 4 Part Series

Register to watch on Zoom, all programs will be recorded and posted on Facebook.

Wednesday, July 1, noon: First, Adjust Your Own N95 Mask!

Wednesday, July 8, noon: Is Sheltering in Place Creating a Powder Keg at Your House?

Wednesday, July 15, noon: 21st Century Discipline

Wednesday, July 22, noon: Managing Conflict At Home

Register at for a Zoom Link. Watch later on


Beth Proudfoot is a Marriage and Family Therapist with over 30 year of experience working with children and their families. She is a co-author of The Magic of Positive Parenting, and has spoken at conferences.


This series is being hosted by the Santa Clara County Library District.

Please feel free to share this information. The more, the merrier! It's part of our mission at Child & Family Counseling Group to help to educate the public so that all of us can make a better "village" for our children.

When Everything is a Battle: Dealing with Oppositional and Defiant Behaviors (a 3-part series)

**Rescheduling due to public health department recommendation**

Until we are able to reschedule When Everything is a Battle, please view the Trailblazing Parenting videos from Beth Proudfoot, LMFT by scrolling down this page or visit us on YouTube.

Dates: TBA

Location: Campbell Public Library, Children's Alcove

77 Harrison Ave, Campbell, CA


Tired of arguing?

Find yourself yelling all the time?

Running out of ideas?  (and patience?)

Find out how to parent a child or teen with oppositional and defiant behaviors effectively and with grace in this 3-part series.

Sign up today to start paving your way to a more peaceful home!

Taught by Inda Brink, LMFT

Speakers Bureau

Several of our therapists speak for school and business groups throughout Northern California. See below for some of the topics we offer.

Trailblazing Parenting

A five-session course created and taught by Beth Proudfoot, LMFT. Each session stands on its own and can be presented separately. Videos of the full class are below:

  • Vision: Creating a Roadmap for Successful Parenting 








Parenting classes taught by Marte Matthews, LMFT

  • Common Myths About Gifted and Talented Youth

  • Gentle Discipline for the Preschool Child

  • What's the Big Deal About Food Allergies?

  • Sensible Screentime

  • Parenting the Gifted Child


Please also check out our Meetup group at Join, then search for San Jose Parenting Class.

To book a speaker, email Marté,

Do you need to attend parenting classes to satisfy a court requirement?

Sorry, CFCG classes do not meet the requirement for court. Please see the list of parenting classes that meet court requirements from Santa Clara County:

Please note that Child & Family Counseling Group, Inc. is a private organization, and we are not a crisis center.  

​If you or your child is currently experiencing a crisis in which anyone is feeling unsafe, please contact:

Uplift Child & Adolescent Mobile Crisis at 408-379-9085
Alum Rock Child & Adolescent Mobile Crisis at 408-294-0579
Suicide & Crisis Hotline at 855-278-4204


In case of life-threatening emergency, call 911 or go to the nearest hospital emergency room.

Other resources for help in a crisis

Bill Wilson Center SOS Crisis Hotline 408-278-2585
BWC’s SOS Crisis Hotline is a specialized line answering calls 24/7 from parents, teachers, and community support persons for children and youth who are experiencing an immediate behavioral or mental health escalation or crisis. They provide an urgent phone or in-person response to help de-escalate and stabilize the situation.

Domestic Violence 1-800-799-SAFE (7233)
Advocates are available 24/7 in more than 200 languages. All calls are free and confidential.

National Eating Disorders Association Helpline (800) 931-2237
Contact the Helpline for support, resources and treatment options for yourself or a loved one.
Helpline Phone hours are Monday-Thursday from 11AM to 9PM ET, and Friday from 11AM to 5PM ET.
Helpline Chat hours are Monday-Thursday from 9AM to 9PM ET and Friday 9AM to 5PM ET.
Helpline volunteers are trained to help you find the information and support you are looking for. Reach out today!

National Parent Helpline:  1-855-427-2736

24/7 Teenline for Youth: 1-888-247-7717

Santa Clara County Mobile Crisis Response (for adults in crisis) 1-800-704-0900

Crisis Textline text HOME to 741741

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