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Parent Education Seminars and Training

The Triple P - Positive Parenting Program® is an evidence based parenting program designed to prevent – as well as treat – behavioral and emotional problems in children. It aims to prevent problems in the family, school and community before they arise and to create family environments that encourage children to realize their potential.

No single parenting program can meet the needs of all parents. That's why we offer Triple P – Positive Parenting Program as a system, with a suite of interventions, of increasing intensity, for all ages from birth to 12 years of age. Each level of the program can be delivered in a range of ways, including private consultations, small groups, or large seminars Choose the level of intervention that is best for you or contact one of our Triple P Practitioners who can help guide you to selecting the level of intensity that meets your needs.

Triple P Parenting 1-Hour Seminars (No cost to families)

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A series of parenting information presentations for groups of parents who have a child with a disability. There are three seminar topics:

  • Positive Parenting for Children with a Disability
  • Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential
  • Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior

Learn the principles of positive parenting, teaching children with disabilities new skills, and changing problem behavior in children. Email or call 304-205-6434.

Upcoming Seminars: Live, Online

West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (CED) and the Monongalia County Family Resource Center is hosting live, online Triple P Seminars on April 29th, 30th and May 1st from 1 pm-2 pm. A Triple P practitioner from the Family-to-Family Program will facilitate the presentation and a behavior specialist from the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) Program will conduct a Questions & Answer session immediately following. Parenting Tip Packets will be made available to all participants.

Registration is free but required. Simply click on the ZOOM link provided to join us.

Foster & Kinship Family Series: October 21-23 (2:00pm-3:00pm) Register for one, two, or all three.

  • Seminar 1: The Power of Positive Parenting-October 21
  • Seminar 2: Reaching Potential: Raising Confident, Competent Children - October 22
  • Seminar 3: Raising Resilient Children: Changing Problem Behavior to Positive Behavior- October 23

Register Here for the Foster & Kinship Family Series

Grandfamilies Series: November 10-12 (1:00pm-2:00pm) Register for one, two, or all three.

  • Seminar 1: The Power of Positive Grandparenting- November 10
  • Seminar 2: Reaching Potential: Raising Confident, Competent Grandchildren - November 11
  • Seminar 3: Raising Resilient Grandchildren: Changing Problem Behavior to Positive Behavior - November 12

Register Here for the Grandfamilies Series

Positive Parenting for Children with Disabilities Series: December 2-4 (2:00pm-3:00pm). Register for one, two, or all three

  • Seminar 1: Positive Parenting for Children with Disabilities -December 2
  • Seminar 2: Helping Your Child Reach Their Potential- December 3
  • Seminar 3: Changing Problem Behavior to Positive Behavior- December 4

Register Here for the Positive Parenting for Children with Disabilities Series

Triple P Parenting Group Six-Week Course (No cost to families)

The program involves six (2 &1frac2; hour) in-person small group sessions that educate and actively train skills, and three (15 to 30 minute) individual telephone consultations to assist parents to refine the use of their parenting skills and to develop independent problem solving skills. The program is appropriate to assist parents to prevent the development of problem behavior or to change problem behavior if it is occurring. Parents need to be able to commit to six group sessions and three telephone consultations.

Email or call 304-205-6434 to schedule a Group Course in your community.

Triple P Standard Stepping Stones: Individual Intensive Intervention (No cost to families)

Over 10 one-to-one sessions with a Triple P Practitioner, parents learn to set their own goals, work out what changes they would like to see in their child’s behavior, and learn strategies to promote positive behavior and deal with misbehavior. The intervention provides parents with comprehensive support in managing their child’s behavior across various settings (e.g. disobedience, fighting and aggression, temper tantrums). Parents or caregivers who benefit from this program have concerns about their child’s moderate to severe behavioral problems and are able to commit to up to 10 regular individual consultations, either in a clinic or in the family home.

Email or call 855-558-4296 to apply and schedule an initial screening with a Triple P Practitioner.