You’ll receive a Parent’s Guide from the program kit, five to seven hours of instruction, a Training Guide, a certification packet, clock hours from NBCC, and refreshments. Program kits are not included in the price of the workshop, but you can take 15% off the price of program kit for your LTW when ordered at the same time as your registration.
The focus of these workshops is “How to lead a successful group” using Active Parenting principles rather than only specific program content. Both programs share the same concept and similar format. The workshop will allow you to view some video vignettes from each program.
Although Active Parenting programs were designed to be used as complete parenting courses, they can also be used to enhance existing programs. The training you receive here will help you integrate the materials into your own. Plus you’ll learn helpful information about parenting education in general.
Your workshop will be facilitated by one of Active Parenting’s certified national trainers. These trainers—who are themselves veteran parenting education leaders—have completed our rigorous Training of Trainers program and achieved certification.
No, you are not required to attend a workshop to facilitate Active Parenting programs; however, we do recommend it. At a Leader Training Workshop, you will learn how to explain concepts to parents, receive marketing tips, network with other educators, earn Continuing Education units/hours, and begin the first step to becoming a certified Leader.
Yes, there is a charge for the workshops. We offer a variety of formats of training, and you can find the pricing on our website or in the most recent catalog.
No, the kit is not included; however, we offer workshop participants a discount on the kit if purchased with the workshop registration.
Each participant receives access to the workshop, a Leader’s Guide or Participant Workbook, Parent Guide, certification packet, marketing folder and clock hours.
We offer a self-study workshop and live webinars that do not require any travel.
To become a certified Leader, you must follow these steps without deviation:
It is only mandatory to attend another workshop if the program has been signficantly updated since you attended a workshop. If there’s a record of your attendance, you can attend the workshop for 50% of the training cost.
Although many of our programs share concepts and theories, the specific details of the program topic makes it necessary to attend each training workshop to earn certification.
No. The DVDs are the main component of the program kit and we cannot break up a kit to sell the DVDs separately.
For the Combo Day workshop, we use the participant’s guide because it contains the sections of the Leader’s Guides that are relevant to the workshop. Also, the participant’s guide helps to keep the cost of the workshop at a reasonable rate. When you purchase the program kit, there’s a Leader’s Guide included.
At the end of the workshop, you will receive a completion certificate showing that you attended the workshop. However, to become certified, you must follow the certification guidelines that are included in your certification packet.
Yes. The Leader Training Workshop is the first step to becoming a Trainer. Here are the remaining steps:
It is not mandatory that you upgrade to the new program; however, once the components for the Active Parenting Now program are gone, you will not be able to purchase additional material. We recommend that you upgrade to the new program to ensure that the parents you serve has the most updated information.
Yes if you comply with the following guidelines:
Yes, if you follow the steps to become certified.
No, it is not mandatory to use the new workbook to become certified, but we recommend it to enhance the parents’ knowledge and experience. It is mandatory to use the Parent’s Guide.