Parent and Caregiver Training at CRP

  • Training Series for Parents of Children with Autism and Related Needs - 2018-2019

    Hosted by Columbia Regional Program in Partnership with Multnomah Early Childhood Program (MECP)

    About this Series

    On the first Saturday of each month (October-June), parents and caregivers gather to learn about how to use positive behavior strategies, promote social and communication skill development, and increase independence for their children with autism and related needs. These meetings also provide parents and family members with an opportunity to support and learn from one another. Coffee and refreshments provided.

    Dates and Topics for 2018-2019

    Who can attend?

    Parents and caregivers of children with autism and related needs attending pre-k or elementary school in Multnomah, Clackamas, Hood River, and Wasco counties are welcome to attend. Registration is required.

    Is childcare available?

    You may request childcare (ages 2-to-12 only) while completing registration. We will send you a confirmation email if we can accommodate your request. Our childcare provider must strictly enforce caps on the number of children, so please be certain you received a confirmation before bringing your child. 

    How do I register?

    Registration opens approximately 30 days prior to each event.  Register online at – create your free account on the website, locate the event on our calendar and click “register”. For help with registration, email Darthea Park at or call 503.916.5570, ext.78377 

    Where are the meetings?

    Columbia Regional Program

    833 NE 74th Ave.

    Portland, OR 97213



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    Questions? Email Darthea Park at 


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