Parent Empowerment Program (PEP)


PEP Talk

If you have any questions, please reach out to Cara Messmore [email protected].

Future 2024 Dates:
April 17, May 15

Recordings and handouts will be posted on this page following each session.

Pre-registration required. Language interpretation available - please indicate your request when you register.

Join DJUSD for a monthly PEP talk featuring community partners presenting on a variety of mental health topics and parenting resources.

PEP Talks are held the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6:00-7:30pm via zoom.

Upcoming PEP Talk: April 17

Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Celebrate Sexual Assault Awareness Month with Empower Yolo. Join the special presentation as we delve into important topics related to prevention, supporting survivors, and building safe communities. Together, let's raise awareness, foster dialogue, and work towards a future free of sexual violence. 

Register here: PEP Talk Registration

PEP Talk Empower Yolo 4-17-24.pdf 
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