Teen Parents & Their Children26 Group / 50 Home-Based Sessions
Group-Based - Teen parents attend 26 group-based sessions. Each session lasts 2 1/2 hours with a break in-between. Lessons address issues of being a teen, a teen parent, and a member of a family. Teens practice parenting skills with their children during class time.
Home-Based - Teen parents participate in 50 home visitations each session lasting approximately 1 1/2 hours. Grandparents are invited to participate in the lessons at the home visitors' discretion.
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Program Description - Group...
Activities provided to the children are age appropriate. Facilitators utilize the Nurturing Book for Babies and Children and the Lesson Guide for Children.
Twenty-six 2 ½ hour sessions that meet one day a week for 26 consecutive weeks. The first 70 minutes address parenting skills and the remaining 50 minutes teach self-nurturing. Parents and children attend separate groups that meet concurrently then enjoy 30 minutes of Family Nurturing Time together.
Program Description - Home...
The Nurturing Book for Babies and Children is utilized as the guide to build parent-infant attachment. Each home visit has 30 minutes of scheduled parent-child time.
Fifty 1½ hour sessions that meet one day a week for 50 consecutive weeks. Parents and children are engaged in Family Nurturing Time for the remaining 30 minutes. Parents meet with Home Visitor for the first hour to learn a new concept regarding self and parenting.