Training and Events

Training and Events


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HRC publishes a Training and Events Calendar twice a year, covering seminars, workshops and special events for our clients and families, for the periods of January through June, and July through December. Printed copies are available from our Resource and Assistive Technology Center, or from your HRC Service Coordinator.

Training and Events Catalog

January - June 2022 Training and Events

Contents for HRC Parents and Families

  • Parent and Family Support Groups – Page i
  • Behavioral Services and Supports -  Pages 1-2
  • Classes for Parents in Early Childhood – Pages 3-6
  • Classes for Parents of Transition-Aged Children – Page 7
  • Classes for all ages – Pages 8-14

For Adults with Developmental Disabilities Served by HRC

  • Workshops – Page 14

Para La Familia

  • Servicios y Apoyos de Comportamiento – P. 15
  • Nuestros Servicios – P. 17
  • Primera Infancia: Juntos desde el Principio – P. 18
  • Otros Talleres – P. 19

Toilet Training

This two hour presentation is for caregivers of all HRC clients.  Topics will include client/caregiver readiness for toilet training, common barriers to toilet training and techniques to increase successful toilet practice, like wiping.  

Please contact your service coordinator to register.



Edades 3 Años y Mayores

Orientación de Nuevas Familias

Queremos darle la bienvenida al Centro Regional Harbor y asegurarle que estamos aquí para apoyarlos.  Esperamos verlos en nuestra Orientación de Nuevas Familias para que pueda aprender más sobre nuestro serviciosy como los podemos apoyar.

Usted puede esperar:

Martes, 19 de enero, 2022                   10:00 am



Edades 0-3 Años Orientación para los Padres de Comienzo Temprano

Esta serie introductoria de cuatro partes proporciona información y recursos para apoyar mejor a los clientes y familias de Primeros Comienzos.

1.    Nueva Orientación Familiar

       Miércoles, 5 de enero, 2022                 10:00 am – 11:00 am

      Miércoles, 2 de febrero, 2022                6:00 pm – 7:00 pm



Orientación a los Servicios de Empleo es una sesión para proporcionar información sobre los tipos de servicios que ofrece  el Centro Regional de Harbor a nuestros clientes adultos que estan interesados en obtener oportunidades de empleo. Hablaremos sobre los diferentes programas de empleo disponible y nuestra colaboración con el Departmento de Rehabilitación.

Jueves, Mayo 19, 2022

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Via Zoom

Por favor confirme su asistencia a Maria Carmen Garibay at (310) 543-0620.



HRC's Employment Orientation

Are you interested in employment?  Join us in learning about the supports that HRC can offer at our Employment Orientation.  You’ll learn about our job preparation courses and the supported employment process which includes working with Department of Rehabilitation.  The Employment Orientation is recommended (not mandatory) in preparation of completing your schooling and/or entering the workforce for the first time.  You and your family will have the opportunity to have your questions answered regarding the supported employment process.



In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS)

This presentation will be held via Zoom                                        



Supplemental Security Income (SSI) for Children and Adults with Developmental Disabilities

This presentation will be held via Zoom

Presented by HRC’s Benefits Specialist, this workshop will focus on an important financial support for HRC clients, Supplemental Security Income, or SSI. The presentation will include information about the SSI program, eligibility criteria and benefits. Disability benefits, survivor’s benefits and dependent benefits and their effect on SSI will also be discussed.

Contact person and phone/email address: Geomara Cross 310-792-4717/


Saving Money Without Losing Benefits

The ABLE Act and CalABLE

This presentation will be held via Zoom.

Presented by CalABLE and HRC’s Benefits Specialist, this workshop will include the following information:

Family Training

Places To Live:

An Orientation to Alternative Living Arrangements

This orientation is intended for families of regional center clients (of all ages) who are considering moving out of the family home into a different kind of living arrangement.  We present this session as the first formal step towards that move.

Monday, May 23, 2022

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This presentation will be held via Zoom

In this orientation, we will:

Give you information about the options that exist for family members who need or want to move out of the family home.

Family Training

Employment Orientation

Thursday, March 10, 2022

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This presentation will be held via Zoom

Presented by Elizabeth Garcia-Moya, Manager of Vendorization and Resource Development & Brent Fryhoff, Client Services Manager.                                                                                              

Family Training

Learning About Our Services: 3 Years and Older

New Family Orientation

We want to welcome you to the Harbor Regional Center and assure you that we are here to support you.  We look forward to meeting you at our New Family Orientation to help you learn more about our role and how we can support you.  


You can expect to:

Learn how HRC staff will support you in navigating the Regional Center system

Learn what HRC services and supports are available to help you and your family

Obtain answers to your questions about HRC, our staff and our services