How does it work? Skills
you will learn Your class
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Christian Active Parenting combines the best in proven
parenting skills with the wisdom of the Christian faith to help
you achieve a fuller, more satisfying family life as you raise
children of joy, character, and a living faith.
The Active Parenting model focuses on encouragement, communication,
and non-violent discipline. Incorporating Scripture, Christian
family scenarios, and commentary on faith issues, Christian
Active Parenting guides parents to integrate their faith
into parenting and watch their families thrive.
The heart of the matter is the increased JOY you will experience
as a family. Since 1983, over three million parents have learned
from Active Parentings dynamic, entertaining, and powerful
video and discussion programsand now, so can you!
This comprehensive parenting class "meets" online
and covers a diverse selection of parenting topics, including:
| using nonviolent discipline guided by
opening up lines of communicationbefore they get
building a solid foundation of character for the upcoming
teen years and beyond
encouraging school success in 7 smart ways
overcoming anger through the word of God
stimulating independence as your child grows older
how to stop scolding and start smiling with your
And because it's an online parenting class,
you can complete the lessons wherever and whenever you would
like, and review past lessons as many times as you need.
In this Christian
parenting class, you name the time and place.
You can "click on and off" as needed to complete
each lesson. The 60-day enrollment period allows you "24/7"
access to all online video, activities, discussions and past
Learn proven Active
Parenting techniques when and where you likeall you need
is an Internet connection!
It's so simple.
- Watch the entertaining video scenes depicting real-life family
- Participate in online discussion and activities with fellow
class members and your group leader
- Read the corresponding chapter of the Christian Active
Parenting Parent's Guide and complete the activity sheets
in the Workbook
- Review past lessons
- Successfully complete the final quiz and print your Certificate
LOG IN: You will receive an introductory email within 30
minutes of your paid registration, sent to the email address
you provided at checkout. This email will provide your enrollment
code and other information you'll need to access the class. If
you don't receive this email, contact Online Coordinator Leigh
Hammond at firstname.lastname@example.org.
skills needed for parenting in the 21st century.
Children grow up so fast and today they face an unsettling world.
You need all the skills you can get as soon as you can get them.
The time you spend in this class is a good
investment in making the years ahead easier for you and more
promising for your precious child.
Christian Active Parenting is an award-winning program written by parenting
expert Michael H. Popkin, Ph.D., along with co-authors Melody
F. Popkin and Sue Allen, M.A. Millions of parents have achieved
success with the Active Parenting video and discussion programs,
which makes it easy to learn a whole model of effective parenting:
I: The Active Parent
- Styles of parenting
- Brain development in children
- The method of choice
- Quiet time with God
II: Cooperation & Communication
- Who owns the problem?
- Active communication
- Feelings, empathy & problem-solving
- Introducing Bible reading to your kids
III: Responsibility & Discipline
- Nonviolent discipline guided by God's love
- "I" messages
- Logical consequences
IV: Building Courage & Self-Esteem
- The Think-Feel-Do Cycle
- The power of encouragement
- Biblical tradition of encouragement
V: Understanding and Redirecting Misbehavior
- Why children misbehave
- Eliminating power struggles
- Overcoming anger through the word of God
- Problem-solving with FLAC
VI: Active Parenting for School Success
- 7 Smart Things for School Success
- Christian influences in your child's life
- Tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs
- Family talks
With your leader,
you're not alone in cyberspace.
Each Christian Active Parenting Online Group is led by
a trained Active Parenting Online Leader, who is there to support
and assist you. Your online leader will respond to your posts,
answer questions, and help guide you through the course information.
It costs so
littleyou get so much!
The course fee of $79.95 gives you all this:
- Private User Name and Password for accessing the online interactive
- Daily, 24-hour access for 60 days to the online activities and lessons of your registered class, including
- The complete Christian Active Parenting
Parent's Guide and Workbookdelivered by mail within 5-7
business days after registration
- Active Parenting Online Leader
guidance and direct email communication during the enrollment
- Printable certificate upon successful
completion of the course.
Quantity discounts are available
to organizations that wish to purchase classes in bulk for re-distribution
to their clients. Please inquire.
Active Parenting offers a 100% unconditional guarantee.
If you find that the Christian Active Parenting Online Group
class does not meet your expectations, let us know before
printing your Certificate of Completion and within 75 days of
your registration date and we'll refund your registration
fee. (No refunds after certificate is printed.)
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click here to register online using our secure server.
As explained above, the cost of the course
is $79.95. You will receive an email with your class enrollment
key and link within 30 minutes of placing your order. Payment
is accepted using MasterCard, Visa, Discover, or American Express.
NOTE: This course requires one of the following web browsers: Microsoft
Internet Explorer or Edge, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome. It will not work on Safari. Not currently available for mobile devices.
When can I start my class?
You will receive an introductory email within 30 minutes of your
paid registration, sent to the email address you provided at
checkout. This email will provide your enrollment code and other
information you'll need to access the class. Your Parent's Guide
and Workbook will be mailed and should arrive within 5-7 business
days. Questions? Send an email message
Note to court-ordered parents requiring
Please check with the deciding authority about its requirements
before registering for an Christian Active Parenting Online
The Christian Active Parenting Online Groups program provides
written certification of your completion of the course. A certificate
will be available for printing upon successful completion of
the course's final quiz.
Note: Some families require more help than a parenting
education class can provide. Active Parenting Publishers does
not guarantee changes in children as a result of attending parenting
classes. Our programs are educational in nature, not therapeutic.
Throughout the program, parents are taught that change occurs
when they (the parents) work to make the changes. If problems
persist, please don't give up; seek the help of a social services
or mental health professional.