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Learn the most effective way to lead Active Parenting programs

Choose from these Leader Training Workshops:
Below are the types of Leader Training Workshops offered by Active Parenting. For details about the workshop or to view the agenda and pricing, click on class title below.

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Be a confident group leader.
At the LTW, well show you how to use our popular video-based programs to make your classes entertaining and filled with practical parenting skills that parents can start using immediately.

By participating in group discussion led by a certified parent education trainer, you will discover how to address the specific needs of your group. Plus, youll learn presentation techniques that will help you become a more effective facilitator.

These workshops will show you how to:

  • Implement a program in a variety of settings
  • Stimulate positive changes in yourself and course participants
  • Enhance communication skills for top-notch effectiveness
  • Provide meaningful encouragement to parents
  • Improve group discussions
  • Get more parents to sign up for the group
Who should attend:
Family life and parent educators
• School counselors
• Social services personnel
• Religious leaders
• Human resources professionals
• Social workers, therapists and counselors in private practice
• Hospital/health care professionals
• Teachers and school administrators
• Anyone interested in helping parents and families

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Here's what you get!

  • 7 hours of instruction (full-day workshop)
  • free Parent's Guide
  • 15% off Active Parenting program kit for your LTW
    (upon payment of LTW registration)
  • Participant's Guide (combo LTW) or Leader's Guide
    (all other LTWs)
  • certificate of attendance

  • 7 CE hours (full-day workshop)
  • certification packet (to become a certified leader)
  • morning and afternoon refreshments

Program kits are not included.

Earn Continuing Education (CE) credit
Active Parenting Publishers has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5192. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Active Parenting Publishers is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
  How to become a "certified" leader:
Once you’ve attended an LTW, you can become an Active Parenting certified leader in that program by holding your first complete Active Parenting class and sending us the evaluations from your class, along with your self-evaluation. When all steps are complete, we will certify you as an Active Parenting leader. For a description of the requirements for becoming a Certified Active Parenting Leader, click or contact the Training Coordinator at 800-825-0060 x120 for more information about certification.

Of course, you may continue to hold parenting classes even if you choose not to become certified.

Don't see a workshop in your area?
If your organization has 12 or more people who need to be trained in one or more Active Parenting programs, we can send one of our national trainers to conduct a Special Leader Training Workshop for you. Just click here for the brochure, call the Training Coordinator at 800-825-0060 x120 or send an e-mail.

Partner with us!
If you can round up a facility to host a workshop, we'd like to partner with you. You'll get $25 credit for each attendee, good toward the purchase of any Active Parenting Publishers' proprietary programs or books. Click here for more information.

Try our FAQ page, call the Training Coordinator at 800-825-0060 x120, or send an e-mail

We are convinced you'll leave the workshop feeling confident and energized. If you are not satisfied for any reason, let us know within 3 business days of your training date and we'll refund your registration fee. Books, materials, and certificate must be returned in clean, resellable condititon, or $44.90 will be deducted from your refund. This guarantee is for "live" workshops only. Click for terms of the training guarantee and cancellation policy.

Cancellation Policy
Active Parenting Publishers reserves the right to cancel workshops due to inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances. Active Parenting Publishers cannot be held responsible for non-refundable travel reservations.

If you cancel at least 15 business days prior to the LTW, all but $25 will be refunded. Otherwise, a credit will be issued for future Active Parenting training or materials (less a $25 cancellation fee). Dates and locations are subject to change. Click for terms of the training guarantee and cancellation policy.