We offer several programs to support parents and soon-to-be parents as they work to give their children the safe, caring environment they deserve. All programs are provided free of charge to any Rowan County resident.
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All programs are being done via videoconference with phone call follow-ups
Triple P - Positive Parenting Program
The Triple P - Positive Parenting Program gives caregivers of children from 0 - 16 yrs of age the skills to manage misbehavior and prevent problems from happening in the first place. Think of Triple P as a toolbox of ideas. You choose the tools you want to make your family life better. From toddler tantrums to teen disrespect, Triple P helps you work through things that affect families everywhere.
And Triple P only gives you the amount of help you really need. Choose anything from a one-hour seminar, personal support, or detailed group classes. You can be confident that Triple P works. It has more than 30 years' ongoing scientific research to back it up and is used in 25 countries around the world.
To learn more about Triple P or to enroll in their free online course click on the Triple P logo. It's worth a try!
Partially funded by Smart Start Rowan
and by Rowan County
When Baby's Home - Expectant Parents Program
Designed to help first-time parents prepare for the challenges of caring for baby in the first year of life. Learn research-based ways to:
* Soothe a crying infant * Help baby develop patience and self-control * Feed, bathe, dress, and hold baby
* Help baby learn language * Know when to call the doctor * Care for yourself and your relationship
Baby's Home - Parenting in Baby's First Year
Learn techniques that research shows will help you handle some of the difficulties of the first year of life with a baby:
* What babies understand (and what they don’t) * Positive discipline skills * Caring for yourself and your relationship
* How to keep from “spoiling” a baby * Managing sleep problems, developing routines * Teaching through the everyday & play