Groups and Classes

The Hope Connection offers several kinds of groups and classes. 

  • Parenting Together

    • Do you find that you and your partner argue and disagree on what is the "right" way to parent? 
    • Ever wonder how you and your partner will come together on the same page in terms of how to raise your children? 
    • Join us at Parenting Together to learn how to parent as a team! 
    • Parenting is influenced by many factors. You both have different upbringings, now you must find a balance to parenting. 
    • Each week we will have group discussions with other couples just like you that are finding it difficult to unite on how to raise their children. Classes meet weekly from 6:30 to 8:00 pm. 
    • Contact Liz or Shari for more information and to register. 

    503-928-6542 or email:

  • Parenting SOS

    Wouldn't you like to raise self-sufficient, responsible children withou resorting to anger and threats?

    Do you have the same battles over and over?

    Do you feel as if other parents have the answers and you are just getting by day to day?

    At Parenting SOS join other parents just like yourself who are in need of ready-to-use everyday tools to create a more harmonious home.

    Parenting SOS is a series of weekly parenting discussions incorporating education on various topics on how to raise confident, self-assured children.

    Groups meet weekly from 6:30-8:00pm

    Contact Liz or Shari for more information and to register at: 

    503-928-6542 or

  • Girls Night Out

    Girls Night Out is a 5 week group for teen (and almost teen) girls ages 12-15 that meet Monday nights from 6:30 to 8 pm. Girls will share, learn more about themselves and discuss important issues facing them today such as identity self-esteem, communication, social skills and peer relationships. Space is limited. Snacks will be provided at each session Cost is $100 ($20 per session). For more information and to register contact Liz at: 503-928-6542 or

  • cprt

    Child-Parent Relationship Training

    When children have problems, sometimes they don't have the words to talk about them. Play give children a way to communicate feelings they don't understand or can't express any other way.

    Child-Parent Relationship Training (CPRT) is conducted in 10 weekly, 2-hour sessions. The atmosphere is friendly and accepting and the training interactive, making it enjoyable and interesting. You will learn to help your child open up to you, setting limits, recognizing emotional needs and building self esteem, fostering creativity, self-control, and self responsibility. Cost is $300 or $15/session. For more information and to register contact Liz at 503-928-6542 or

  • Between Women Series

    Therapeutic and Support Groups for Women
    Restoring Self Therapeutic Writing Group

    Healthy Boundaries for Peace and Wellbeing

    Love, Intimacy and Life: A therapy group for sex and relationships

    Groups will be facilitated by Krista Lawless, MA, CMHC

    Where: The Hope Connection’s Newberg location.

    2855 Hayes Street

    Newberg, Oregon 97132

    When: Groups will meet tentatively on Wednesday evenings from 6:00-7:30. Group needs will dictate any changes in schedule. Krista plans on facilitating above groups, one at a time, on a rotating schedule.

    How Much:  $20.00 per group session.  At least one half of total group fees will be due at the first session with the remaining balance due at the half way mark.

    Register with Krista at or 971-264-2335


Couples Gottman Workshop

The Hope Connections' own Ivana Bohrer-Clancy is running an amazing Couples Workshop.  Topics covered include: Identify strengths, Learn 7 principles that make a marriage work and how to manage conflict.  

Where: 5441 SE Belmont Street, Muir Hill, Portland

When:Saturday,  May 20th 1pm-8:30pm

Cost: $275 per couple