Stephen J. Bavolek, Ph.D., is a recognized leader in the fields of child abuse and neglect, treatment and prevention, and parenting education. Dr. Bavolek has received numerous International and National awards... Learn More
Nurturing Parenting Programs have over 30 years of effectiveness.
Numerous Research Findings, Studies and Articles have shown that... Learn More
Inappropriate Expectations, Parental lack of Empathy, Strong Belief in the use of Corporal Punishment, Reversing Parent-Child Roles; and Oppressing Children's Power and Independenc...
To meet the specific needs of families, programs have been identified according to the standard levels of prevention: Primary, Secondary (intervention) and Tertiary (treatment).
As a family, parents and their children learn positive and caring nurturing skills.
The Nurturing Parenting Programs are family-based prevention and intervention programs d...
In an effort to prevent more children from coming into the state foster care system, the Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is launching a program in March that teaches the fundamentals...
Each lesson has identified competencies the parents need to learn in order for their parenting practices to improve.
Parents attend 16 group sessions each lasting 2 1/2 hours. Families can also receive individual h...