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Active Parenting: First Five Years
one-day Leader Training Workshop

First Five Years curriculum

Los Primeros Cinco Años parenting education in Spanish

This Leader Training Workshop teaches you how to lead the new Active Parenting: First Five Years video and discussion program for parents of infants and young children. (Also covers Los Primeros Cinco Años, the Spanish edition of the same parenting program.) You’ll learn tips and techniques for leading parenting education courses in general, plus you’ll gain an understanding of the contents and principles of the program. This comprehensive workshop will teach you:

  • Concrete skills to develop positive communication with babies and children
  • How the “method of choice” can prevent power struggles with toddlers
  • How different styles of parenting affect the way a child reacts
  • The five goals of a child's behavior
  • Teaching non-violent discipline for young children
  • Caring for the caregiver
  • Brain development in children and how it affects parenting decisions
  • Ages and stages of development, from birth until age five
  • Preventing problems
  • How to encourage parents to prepare their children for school and learning
  • How to promote and lead a successful parenting education class




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Note: Most webinars begin at 9:00 Central US time. Please login 15 minutes early.
  9:00am – 9:30am
      Introduction and Program Overview
  9:30am – 10:30am
      Model Teaching Session I - "You & Your Child"
    10:30am Break
  10:45am – 11:45am
      Model Teaching Session I (continued)
    11:45am – 12:30pm
      Q&A Regarding Session I and Program Implementation
  12:30pm – 1:30pm
      Lunch on your own
  1:30pm - 2:30pm
      Session II – "Preventing Problems"
  2:30pm - 3:30pm
      Session III – "Encouraging Positive Behavior"
  3:30pm Break
    3:45pm – 4:45pm
      Session IV - "Preparing for School Success"
  4:45pm – 5:00pm
      Closing and Evaluations

One-Day Workshop - First Five Years

Fee for the one-day workshop is $179. This includes a Leader's Guide, a Parent's Guide, a certification packet, seven hours of instruction, and 7 continuing education clock hours from NBCC (if needed). Bonus! Take 15% off the regular price of a First Five Years program kit when ordered at the same time as your registration. (This offer cannot be combined with other offers.)

Special offer: Register 3, get another 1 free!

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