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. Also, features State and local examples.
Offers a wide variety of free family resources on education that are proven to provide high quality, relevant material for parents and their children.
The Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative
Details information regarding the Early Childhood and Parenting Collaborative at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign as professors and academic professionals articulate, clarify, and enhance the cooperative relationship among projects that strengthen and support families involved in early childhood programs.
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.
Moms' Empowerment Program
Highlights a parenting program that provides support to mothers by empowering them to discuss the impact of the violence on their child's development; to build parenting competence; to provide a safe place to discuss parenting fears and worries; and to build connections for the mother in the context of a supportive group. This intervention is aimed at improving mothers’ repertoire of parenting and disciplinary skills, and enhancing social and emotional adjustment, thereby reducing the children’s behavioral and adjustment difficulties.
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.
The Parent Encouragement Program
Describes the Parent Encouragement Program that provides classes, events, and other educational resources to parents and all who care for children, toddlers through teens.
Parent Education Program SCAN of Northern Virginia
Details a parent education program that provides direct support, education, and resources to parents and caregivers across Northern Virginia to prevent child abuse and neglect in the community.
The Parent Encouragement Program (PEP), Inc., of Maryland
Describes an educational organization for parents, teachers, and others who want to deal constructively with children and teens. PEP is dedicated to the building and strengthening of healthy, harmonious adult-child relationships in the home or classroom.