Nurturing Parenting Programs
Community Based Education Nurturing Parenting
This 10-week evidence-based program was designed for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect to empower individuals and families with new knowledge, beliefs, strategies and skills to make good and healthy lifestyle choices. The program's 10 sessions topics are below and coupled with LENA Start and the State of TN Building Stronger Brains: The Role of Life Experiences in Shaping Brain Development Curriculum to provide weekly two hour sessions. Participants are provided childcare, refreshments, 10 books for the child, and a weekly gift card for participating.
1. Understanding Feelings
2. Alternatives to Spanking
3. Communicating with Respect
4. Building Self-Worth in Children
5. Praising Children & their Behavior
6. Ages & Stages of Growth for Infants & Toddlers
7. The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting
8. Learning Positive Ways to Deal with Stress & Anger
9. Understanding & Developing Family Morals, Values & Rules
10. Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children & Teens
Community Based Education
Nurturing Parenting Teen Pregnancy Prevention
This 8-week evidence based program's purpose is to reduce teen pregnancy by providing knowledge and tools to teens. The goal of this program is to educate teens about the consequences of high risk behavior and give them the tools necessary to make better choices. The series enhances decision making skills based on cognitive behavioral techniques and encourages the use of evidence-based research to validate beliefs, rather than relying on faulty thoughts and charged emotions. These lessons are geared to improve self-worth in an effort to "protect" teens to make better choices.
Eight independent lessons topics below are coupled with LENA Start and the State of TN Building Stronger Brains: The Role of Life Experiences in Shaping Brain Development Curriculum to provide weekly hour long sessions over a full school semester as a class elective or as an organized extracurricular parent/sibling group outside of the school setting. Participants are provided childcare, refreshments, 10 books for the child, and a weekly gift card for participating.
1. Developing Your Sense of Worth
2. What About Boundaries?
3. Saying What You Feel
4. Dating and You
5. When Dating Goes Bad
6. Your Sexual Health
7. Talking About Sex
8. Oh Baby! The Consequences of Teen Pregnancy
Nurturing Parenting Reports