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
Safe, stable and nurturing relationships and environments are essential to preventing child maltreatment and to assuring that all children can reach their full potential.
In the Journal of Adolescent Health, a special issue has shed light on the importance of safe, stable nurturing relationship betw...
The Nurturing Programme is based on the idea that we can enhance parents' skills to improve family relationships and parents' emotional health, as well as the emotional health and development of their children.
Based upon the Four Constructs illustrated below, it is a cognitive relational programme, focusing mostl...
Spanish Translations Now Available on AssessingParenting.com
The Spanish AAPI, NSCS and PARTI inventories, scoring profiles, and response interpretations are now all ready for administration.
The functional purpose of assessment is to gather information for decision makers. Families, professionals in the helping fie...
The Nurturing Programs are Evidence-Based, Trauma-Informed programs that involve the entire family. The Nurturing Program Research web site has been created to support your interest in knowing and understanding the decades of research that support the effectiveness of the ...
The Nurturing Parenting Programs are a family-centered trauma-informed initiative designed to build nurturing parenting skills as an alternative to abusive and neglecting parenting and child-rearing practices.
The long term goals are to prevent recidivism in families receiving social services, lower the rate of multi-pare...