Classes are free. To register call the Parenting Project at (702) 455-5295.
The Parenting Project offers a series of free programs to help parents be more effective in raising their children. The following programs are offered at various locations throughout Clark County:
- Triple P
- Nurturing Parents & Families
- ABC's of Parenting
- Staying Connected With Your Teen
- Teen Triple P
(for parents with children ages 2 to 11 years with challenging behavior issues)
The Triple P Positive Parenting Program helps parents manage difficult behavior problems with children ages 2 to 11. Triple P suggests simple routines and small changes that can make a big difference in families. It helps parents understand the way their family works and helps create a more stable, supportive and harmonious family. In this eight-session program, parents learn to deal positively, consistently and decisively with problem behavior and build positive relationships with their children so that conflict is resolved. Available in Spanish.
(for expecting or new parents with children ages birth to 6 months)
The BabyCare program is packed with need-to-know information for expecting or new parents. This fun and interactive program helps parents or caregivers learn and practice baby care skills including how to nurture, feed, bathe, diaper, dress, care for and play with infants. In this six-session program, parents learn about infant safety, safe sleep practices, nutrition, health, early development, behavior guidance and choosing child care.
Nurturing Parents and Families
(for parents of children ages 6 months through 4 years)
The Nurturing Parents and Families program promotes positive, healthy and nurturing interactions between parents and their infants, toddlers and preschool children. Developmental stages of children from infancy through preschool are presented. Parents will learn stress management techniques, how to establish routines and handle anger. Problem-solving techniques and appropriate behavior management methods are presented and practiced during this six-session program. Available in Spanish.
ABC's of Parenting
(for parents of children ages 5 to 10 years-old)
ABC's of Parenting is a fun and interactive program that helps parents of school-age children gain an understanding of their children's development and behavior. Parents learn how to communicate effectively with their children, encourage better behavior, use positive discipline techniques and teach responsibility. This six-session program shows parents how to help children succeed in school and solve problems. Parents will also learn how to manage stress and anger and talk to their children about drugs, alcohol and other issues. Available in Spanish.
Staying Connected with Your Teen
(for parents and youth 11 to 17 years-old)
Staying Connected with Your Teen is designed to maximize family strengths and reduce behavioral problems in youth. Youth 11 to 17 years-old attend this six-session program with their parents to promote communication and trust. Parents learn the importance of clear rules and consistent supervision and how to practice a positive approach to discipline that teaches self-responsibility. Parents and youth participate in problem-solving, conflict resolution and asset-building activities designed to promote a nurturing and supportive family environment. Available in Spanish.
Teen Triple P - Teen Positive Parenting Program
(for parents of teens 11 to 17 years)
In the Teen Triple P course parents and caregivers learn new parenting skills and improve existing skills to support the development of their teenager. This eight-session program provides parents with strategies to increase desirable teen behaviors and manage problem behaviors in a constructive and caring manner to reduce conflict and minimize risk taking behavior. Teen Triple P is an internationally recognized evidence-based program. (Parents only)