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Designed to empower individuals and families with new knowledge and skills.
5 to 12 sessions
Designed for at-risk youth, teen parents and families experiencing moderate levels of dysfunction.
12 to 20 sessions
Designed for families referred for parenting education by Mental Health/Social Services.
15 to 25 sessions
Designed for agencies to offer long-term, more comprehensive parenting education.
26 to 55 sessions

  Dr. Stephen J. Bavolek

Dr. Stephen J. Bavolek 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  
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Nurturing Parenting Programs have over 30 years of effectiveness.

Numerous Research Findings, Studies and Articles have shown that... Learn More  

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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...

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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 ...

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What Are Nurturing Parenting Programs?

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...

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Facilitator Training and Seminar Workshops are a generic three-day workshop that teaches the philosophy of Nurturing Parenting and how to implement and facilitate the Nurturing Parenting Programs.

Trainings fill quickly so register early! To attend or if you need assistanc...

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Blend Nurturing Parenting with the uniqueness of LGBT Families. Six Sessions that Empower Parents and Professionals.

Major Goals for Teaching and Understanding the Parenting Traditions of LGBT Families are to help LGBT parents connect with each other and reconnect with t...

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