Parenting Methods & Classes

40 Developmental Assets®. The Search Institute’s framework of Developmental Assets is a widely used approach to positive youth development. Adults learn to foster experiences & qualities that help influence choices young people make & helps youth become caring, responsible adults. http://www.search-institute.org/assets. (800) 888-7828.

Love & Logic®. The Love & Logic Institute provides easy-to-use techniques to help parents have more fun & less stress while raising responsible kids of all ages. Helps parents understand their parenting styles & what works effectively with their kids. Website includes articles section; in Spanish also. http://www.loveandlogic.com. (800) 338-4065.

Nurturing Parenting™. Family Development Resources Inc., led by Dr. Stephen J. Bavolek, publishes programs promoting nonviolent parenting practices worldwide. Their website offers materials, including school-based programs, enabling anyone working with children, teens &/or parents to teach nurturing skills to adults & youth. Handbooks are available in English & Spanish.
http://www.nurturingparenting.com. (800) 688-5822.

ParentFurther. Developed by the Search Institute & designed for families to use on their own, ParentFurther offers free online resources that help families strengthen relationships & helps young people of all ages develop skills to thrive. Emphasizes the needs of families with young adolescents (ages 10 to 15). The Keep Connected program shows parent groups, schools & organizations ways to help families of children transitioning to middle school learn to use the site.
http://www.parentfurther.com. (800) 888-7828.

The Post Institute is a publisher of love-based, family-centered information for parents with adopted, foster & diagnosed children. Their unique approach to managing disruptive behaviors empowers parents of children with trauma histories to create a healing environment in the home. postinstitute.com. (866) 848-POST (7678).

Updated December 2016 LS
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