Parent Education Resources
Includes resources on best practices in parent education, tools for conducting parent education programs, and considerations in selecting parent education curricula for different target audiences.
Center for Parent Education and Family Support
University of North Texas College of Education
Supports parent and family educators and family support professionals through research, education, involvement, and child and family policy inquiry.
Clearinghouse on Early Education and Parenting
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Provides print and online resources on early childhood and parenting, including an online journal and overviews of popular topics.
Effective Strategies to Support Positive Parenting in Community Health Centers (PDF - 11,520 KB)
American Psychological Association Working Group on Child Maltreatment Prevention in Community Health Centers (2009)
Presents recommendations to prevent child maltreatment and promote positive parenting practices by expanding access to evidence-based parenting programs within the context of behavioral health integration at community health centers.
Learn the Signs. Act Early
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Provides resources designed for parents, health care providers, and early childhood educators on developmental milestones from birth to age 5. Resources include factsheets, multimedia tools, and checklists.
National Parenting Education Network (NPEN)
NPEN is a group of parenting education professionals, researchers, program administrators, and others striving to build the field of parenting education by networking and making connections to move the field forward.
Parent Education (PDF - 109 KB)
FRIENDS National Resource Center for Community-Based Child Abuse Prevention (2009)
Provides an overview of research on characteristics and training strategies of successful parent education programs. The factsheet also provides information about selected evidence-based and evidence-informed parent education programs.
Parenting Infants and Toddlers Today: Research Findings Based on a Survey Among Parents of Children Ages Birth to Three Years Old (PDF - 206 KB)
ZERO TO THREE (2009)
Presents results from a national parent survey to explore the issues and challenges parents of young children confront today, gaps in knowledge about early development, sources of information and support to which parents turn, and factors that influence their approaches to parenting.