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ABC's for Parents & Their Children 5 to 8 Years

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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Program Description...

    ABC's for Parents & Their Children 5 to 8 Years is a seven session group-based program. Parents and children entering Kindergarten meet in separate groups for two hours, once weekly, for seven consecutive weeks. Parents learn about Nurturing Parenting skills and ways to encourage their children’s success through good communication and life skills. Children learn comparable skills at age-appropriate levels through puppets, role-play, music, art activities and leader-led discussions. Children close the session by parading into the parent's room proudly displaying their lesson projects.

Parents Increase Their Skills & Knowledge...

    • Problem solve & negotiate
    • Praise themselves & their children
    • Use their personal power to make healthy choices
    • Promote school success through relationships with teachers
    • Recognize warning signs of drug use & how to create a drug-free home
    • Establish discipline through family rules, rewards & alternatives to spanking & yelling
    • Express their anger & stress in healthy ways that do not hurt themselves & their children

Product   Qty Price
ABC's Activities Manual for Children (ABCAMC)
ABC's Activities Manual for Parents (ABCAMP)
ABC's Implementation Manual (ABCIMP)
ABC's of Parenting - Parent Handbook (ABCPHB)
Resource Materials
Multicultural Parenting Guide (MCG)
Red, White, and Bruises Booklet (RWB)
DVDs and CDs
ABC's of Parenting DVD (ABCDVD)
I'm Only Doing This For Your Own Good DVD (SPK2DVD)
This Hurts Me More Than It Hurts You DVD (SPK3DVD)
Assessments and Evaluations
AAPI / PARTI / NSCS Online Administrations (AOL) ***added to your account within 1-2 business days
Evaluation Forms - pkg/120 (EF)
Instructional Aids
Feeling Faces - pkg/15 (FF)
Certificates for Children - pkg/20 (CERC)
Certificates for Facilitator's - pkg/20 (CERF)
Certificates for Parent's - pkg/20 (CERP)
Optional Online Resources
AAPI / NSCS Online Reporting Module (AOL-RM) ***added to your account within 1-2 business days
Optional Professional Manuals
A Fourteen-Step Quick Implementation Guide (PIM#3)
Assessment, Evaluation & Research: Examining Parenting History, Beliefs, Knowledge & Skills (PIM#2)
Nurturing Parenting Programs Catalog (CATALOG)
Optional Supplemental Materials
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Families Supplemental - Lesson Guide for Teaching Adults (LGBT-LGA)
Native American Parenting Supplemental Lesson Guide (NA-LGA)
ABC's of Parenting Program (NP9)