Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Positive Parenting is Key to Preventing Child Maltreatment

Heads UP! Webinar Wednesday, April 29, 2009 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM EDT
This webinar will provide information on the role of positive parenting in preventing child maltreatment. Speakers will present information on the Circle of Parents program implemented in Florida, results of an evaluation of the program, and information on fatherhood initiatives. Circle of Parents is a network of parent lead, self-help groups for parent and care givers to share ideas, celebrate success and address the challenges surrounding parenting. Circle of Parents strengthens families and prevents child abuse and neglect through mutual, self-help parent support groups Information on the Triple P-Positive Parenting Program will be provided, as well as experiences in implementing the pilot in several counties in South Carolina. The program uses a multi-level, parenting, and family support strategy that aims to prevent behavioral, emotional and developmental problems in children by enhancing the knowledge, skills and confidence of parents. To register, go to https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/387470810

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