Parent Empowerment Program (PEP)

The DJUSD Parent Empowerment Program (PEP) Talks are monthly virtual webinars for parents and guardians presented by local community organizations.
The 2023-2024 PEP Talk Series has concluded for the year. If you missed any or would like to revisit the information, please see below to find the recordings and handouts for each session.
We will be kicking off the 2024-2025 PEP Talk Series in September. Please check back in August for dates and topics. We look forward to seeing you next school year!
Questions? Please reach out to Annette Preciado [email protected]

October 2023 - Anxiety
November 2023 - Depression
PEP Talk on Depression presented by the Auburn Davis Center for DBT

Depression Skills Handout
Validation Skills Handout
Spanish Audio Recording (audio only)
January 2024 - Grief & Loss
PEP Talk on Grief & Loss presented by YoloCares

February 2024 - PCIT/P.R.I.D.E. Parenting Skills
PEP Talk on PCIT/P.R.I.D.E. Parenting Skills presented by Communicare+OLE

Spanish Audio Recording
Chinese Audio Recording (Mandarin)

*Note: Recording began after the presenter had started the presentation and missed the first 15 min. Please refer to the slides for the section that was not recorded. Reach out to [email protected] if you have any questions or need more information. We apologize for the inconvenience.
March 2024 - Self-Care for Parents & Caregivers

PEP Talk

Looking for more webinars on other adolescent mental health topics? Check out the Compassion Project page for recordings from that workshop series.