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
Family Development is committed to meeting the unique needs of families. To this end, approximately 30 programs or program models are available that are designed to meet the family’s educational learning styles and abilities; the family’...
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...