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General Information

Summary Paragraph

Active Parenting is a video-based parent education program for all types of parents. The training program and manual are written for professionals and paraprofessionals involved in counseling, educating, or providing treatment or other services to parents and children.

Curriculum Purpose

Active Parenting is a comprehensive program designed to teach parents how to teach responsible behavior to their child, and how to reduce and prevent behavior problems.

Curriculum Type Responsible Fatherhood / Parenting
Edition 3 (2002)
Other Versions Available Yes- Spanish
Total Hours 12.00 hours
Total Hours Flexible Yes
Frequency Six 2-hour sessions can be provided weekly or monthly, as needed
Frequency Flexible Yes
Delivery Format In-Person
Optional Topic Areas Available Not Specified
Supplemental Facilitator Aids Available Yes
Curriculum Has Been Evaluated Yes
Other Languages Available Yes

Target Learner Characteristics

Age Parents of children ages 5-12
Income Level Not Specified
Race / Ethnicity Not Specified
Education / Literacy Level Not Specified
Relationship Status Not Specified
Military Family Not Specified
Incarcerated Father Not Specified
Non-residental Father Not Specified
Multi-partner Family Not Specified
Step Family Not Specified
Expectant Family Not Specified
Parents Yes
Relationship In-Distress Not Specified

Contact Information



Basic Instructional Materials DVDs; leader's guide; parent's guide; parent's workbook; promo material; PowerPoint slides
Basic Materials Cost $399.00
Additional Training Costs Yes
Copies Can Be Made No
Discounts Yes

Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance is Available Yes

Evaluation Tools

Customer Satisfaction Survey Available Yes
Pre/Post Tests Available Yes
Additional Cost No
Test Grading Options No

Facilitator Requirements

Facilitator Qualifications Educators; parent involvement facilitators; social workers; church leaders; pastors; etc
Additional Teaching Requirements None required
Technology Requirements TV/DVD player; computer
Instructional Approach Didactic instruction; open discussion; live and, if possible, videotaped examples of correct and incorrect parent-child interactions; structured practice of interaction skills
Who Attends Parents and other caregivers of any socio-economic or cultural background
Group Size Not Specified
Facilitator Training Required No

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