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Educational Outreach Program

Program Description

Doing well in school can send a student on a lifelong trajectory for success. The Educational Outreach Program (EOP) provides education and support services in the San Gabriel Valley section of Los Angeles County. The focus of EOP is to provide programs and activities that improve school performance, promote family communication, teach skills that are needed to meet various life tasks and alleviate stress, create opportunities for the development of leadership skills for both youth and their parents so that they can address issues that have an impact on their community, and increase awareness of professional opportunities in the health field for young people.  

Kaiser Permanente Educational Outreach Program
4141 Maine Ave
Baldwin Park, CA 91706
626-814-6400                                

After-School Assistance Program

Designed for students in grades four through six, the After-School program provides students with extra help with their homework assignments and teaches them study skills they need to excel in school.

Summer Learning in June and July

The half-day sessions are conducted for five weeks during the summer. A total heath enrichment program is designed for students from 11 to 12-years-old, and includes activities that promote wellness in individuals and the community. Children participate in weekly field trips that include an educational experience, appreciation of nature with visits to the beach and hiking, and an excursion to an amusement park.

Mother and Daughters: Aprendiendo Juntas

Aprendiendo Juntas for sixth grade girls and their mothers is geared toward Latinas and provides opportunities for mothers to become educational and emotional advocates for their daughters to attend college. The seven week program includes seminars on communication and the physical and social development of emerging teens. The course also better informs students about requirements for college, information on financial aid, and university tours. 

Outreach Services for Parents

Classes are held at local schools in the Baldwin Park Unified, El Monte, Mountain View and La Puente School Districts, and in San Gabriel. Health professionals and Licensed Clinical Social Workers provide support and training in raising happy, healthy children. Additional outreach services include Mother/Father Read, Parents' Expectations Support Achievement, Parent Project, Parent Academy and Family Affair. 

For additional information:

www.parentproject.com

http://www.lacoe.edu/Home/CommunityServices/ParentCommunityServices/PESA.aspx

http://www.motheread.org/

Counseling

Individual, group and family counseling services are available at local elementary, middle and high schools and in the evenings at the EOP facility.

Spanish Speaking Bereavement Group

The group is for adults 18-years or older who have suffered a loss of a loved one, and meets every Monday from 10:00 -11:30 a.m. at the EOP facility. Each session focuses on strategies to help deal with loss. 

Training of Graduate Level Social Workers

The extensive curriculum and training program was established to help up to ten Social Work Interns develop skills and knowledge related to deepening therapeutic work with children, adolescents, adults and families while integrating ethical and legal standards.

Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL)

The goal of HEAL is to achieve long-term sustainable reductions in obesity and related chronic illnesses, including diabetes and heart disease. HEAL addresses behavioral, clinical, environmental and cultural factors that contribute to obesity through community based partnerships, grant-making, and education.

Trained staff provide technical assistance and help develop partnerships to community based organizations and collaboratives to address behavioral and environmental factors that contributes to chronic illnesses. The goal is to discover long-term, sustainable changes aimed at making their communities healthier places to live, work and play.  

Through programs that integrate physical activity as part of daily life and provide access to fresh, nutritious, and affordable food, eventually, the healthy choice becomes the norm. This better way for healthy living prevents illness before it begins and reduces costs for care and coverage over the long term. For more information on HEAL programs: http://community.kp.org/be-informed/program/heal-zones

Loom 4 Lupus Support Group

The group meets every second Saturday of the month from 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Many people with lupus long to feel truly supported. The group is here to help you learn more about lupus and how to cope with all of the stress that comes with it. Individuals have the option to knit during the support group meeting. All materials are provided.

For more information: http://www.lupusla.org/patient-programs/index.php