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Primary Prevention-Education




Prevention-Education
Programs are designed to empower individuals and families with new knowledge, beliefs, strategies and skills to make good and healthy lifestyle choices. The goal of prevention-education is to empower. Programs at this level are generally short-term approximately 5 to 18 sessions (dosage) in length.



Choose a Program By Description

Choose a Program By Material:


Prenatal Families
ABC's for Parents & Their Children 5 to 8 Years
Parents & Their Children with Special Needs & Health Challenges
Community Based Education in Nurturing Parenting
Community Based Education for Military Families
Community Based Education - Alcohol & Kids Don't Mix
Community Based Education - Alcohol, Anger & Abuse
Community Based Education - Teen Pregnancy Prevention
Developing Nurturing Skills (DNS): School-Based Program

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  Group Home Number/Length of Sessions
Prenatal Families  > Check Check 9 Sessions - Group
Each Session - 2 1/2 Hrs

18 Sessions - Home
Each Session - 2 Hrs
9 Group / 18 Home-Based Sessions


The Prenatal program addresses the current issues faced by couples expecting a child including the use of prescription drugs, alcohol and tobacco during pregnancy; the relationship between healthy pregnancies and proper nutrition; the effects of stress on the baby; ways to keep a healthy sexual relationship; and issues of body image, weight gain, dieting and brain development during pregnancy.


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ABC's for Parents & Their Children 5 to 8 Years  > Check 7 Sessions
Each Session - 2 Hrs
7 Group-Based Sessions

Parents and their children 5 to 8 years attend separate sessions that meet concurrently. Parents learn about Nurturing Parenting skills and ways to promote their children's success in schools. Discipline, communication, helping children express their feelings, strategies for building self-worth and personal power are included in the program.

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Parents & Their Children with Special Needs & Health Challenges  > Check 12 Sessions
Each Session - 2 Hrs
12 Group-Based Sessions

The Nurturing Program for Parents and Their Children with Special Needs and Health Challenges is designed to help parents and their children with chronic or life threatening medical conditions, developmental delays, life-altering disorders and disabilities. Parents and their children meet separately for the first 90 minutes and meet together for the last 30 minutes, one day a week for 12 weeks.


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Community Based Education in Nurturing Parenting  > Check 10 Sessions
Each Session - 1 1/2-2 Hrs
10 Group-Based Sessions

The Community Based Education in Nurturing Parenting is a series of ten independent 60 to 90 minute lessons on CD. 
The lessons are a versatile means of educating families in the community on the philosophy and skills of Nurturing Parenting, a proven evidenced based parenting program.

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Community Based Education for Military Families  > Check 7 Sessions
Each Session - 1 1/2-2 Hrs
7 Group-Based Sessions

The Community Based Education for Military Families is seven independent 60 to 90 minute lessons offered on CD addressing the uniqueness's military parent's face in raising their children. Lessons include deployment, reuniting, staying connected, keeping the relationship together and PTSD.

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Community Based Education - Alcohol & Kids Don't Mix  > Check 5 Sessions
Each Session - 2 Hrs
5 Group-Based Sessions

Alcohol and Kids Don’t Mix is an innovative community based training program designed to increase the awareness of parents and professionals about the effects of alcohol and substance abuse on parenting and the quality of family life. 

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Community Based Education - Alcohol, Anger & Abuse  > Check 5 Sessions
Each Session - 2 Hrs
5 Group-Based Sessions

Alcohol, Anger & Abuse is an innovative community based training program that explores understanding and preventing the relationship between alcohol and other drug abuse and child abuse and neglect, and how they are linked.

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Community Based Education - Teen Pregnancy Prevention  > Check 8 Sessions
Each Session - 1 1/2-2 Hrs
8 Group-Based Sessions

The Community Based Education Teen Pregnancy Prevention is eight independent 60 to 90 minute lessons offered on CD. Lessons educate teens about the consequences of high risk behavior and give them the tools necessary to make better choices.

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Developing Nurturing Skills (DNS): School-Based Program  > Check Check Sessions Vary
Duration Varies
Group / Home-Based Sessions Vary

The overall goal of the DNS program is to cultivate a culture that promotes positive nurturing beliefs, knowledge and behaviors in our classrooms and in our families. Working together to create a “norm of nurturing” teachers and parents can make both the classroom and the home two environments that reinforce positive nurturing.

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