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Babies Benefit from Parenting Classes Even Before Birth

Babies Benefit from Parenting Classes Even Before Birth

A short series of classes to help first-time parents learn to support each other through the stressful transition to parenthood has been found to also have a positive effect on birth outcomes. About 10 years ago, Mark Feinberg, a research professor at the Bennett Pierce Prevention Research Center for the Promotion of Human Development at […]

Parenting Style Impacts Teen Autonomy, Relationships

New research suggests a controlling parenting style can hinder autonomy and relationship development among teens. Investigators at the University of Virginia believe their findings are important because the teenage years are a time to establish a healthy degree of autonomy and closeness in relationships (rather than easily giving in to peer pressure). The longitudinal study […]

Role-Play Before Delivery Can ID Potential Parenting Issues

New research suggests role-playing and interacting with a doll helps expectant parents identify potential parenting conflicts that may develop after the baby has arrived. Ohio State University researchers videotaped 182 couples in the third trimester of pregnancy while they played with a doll that they were told represented the baby they were about to have. […]

Parenting Troubled Teens: An Alphabet of Emotions

Parenting Troubled Teens: An Alphabet of Emotions

As a parent living in the trenches with a struggling son or daughter you may be thrust into our world.  This likely seems like an alien world which you did not choose to visit.  It is a labyrinth of wilderness therapy programs, residential treatment centers, therapeutic boarding schools, and much more.  Emotions run the gamut.  […]

Nonprofit Leadership Awards 2013: Robin Bowen, California Parenting Institute – North Bay Business Journal

Nonprofit Leadership Awards 2013: Robin Bowen, California Parenting InstituteNorth Bay Business JournalDescribe your organization: Since 1978, California Parenting Institute (CPI) has been a parent education and children's mental health agency serving families throughout Sonoma County. Our mission is to end child abuse and strengthen the health of …and more » behavioral health education – Google News

Tacoma program uses housing to promote good parenting, self-sufficiency – TheNewsTribune.com

Tacoma program uses housing to promote good parenting, self-sufficiency – TheNewsTribune.com

TheNewsTribune.com Tacoma program uses housing to promote good parenting, self-sufficiencyTheNewsTribune.comDuring that time, they'd have access to job training, parenting classes, child care, counselors to help them work through lingering drug and mental health issues, plus an array of other social and health services. All the Allens … The possibilities …and more » behavioral health education – […]

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