Christian Active Parenting

Helps parents of children ages 5 to 12 raise responsible, courageous children who are able to resist negative peer pressure and thrive in the 21st century. DVD video is closed-captioned.

Raising children of joy, character, and a living faith
Christian Active Parenting (CAP) combines the wisdom of the Bible with our evidence-based approach to give parents the strength and skills they need to raise upstanding children. Offer Christian parenting help by using Active Parenting’s successful Christian parenting program, which contains books, PowerPoint, guides, and video to instruct and help anxious parents, to bring families closer to God, and to build a more vibrant faith community.

What’s so great about the Christian Active Parenting program?

  • Based on 30 years of parenting education and research
  • Contains warm, engaging video demonstrating key points (click for sample videos)
  • Step-by-step Leader’s Guide to make it easy for anyone to run a class
  • Built-in flexibility: your parenting classes can be 1, 3, 4, 6, or 12 sessions
  • Promotes nonviolent discipline guided by God’s love
  • Award-winning Parent’s Guide
  • A Parent’s Workbook with activities and copies of the PowerPoint slides
  • Christian parenting tips provided as PDFs for easy reprinting (Video Library edition)
  • Video for the class is available embedded in PowerPoint or on DVDs—your choice!

Valuable skills to bring even more help and joy to parenting in Christian households

  • Christian influences in your child’s life
  • Opening communication channels
  • Biblical tradition of encouragement
  • Overcoming anger through the word of God
  • 7 Smart Things for School Success
  • Preventing future use of tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs
  • Parenting a special-needs child
  • This Christian parenting program provides the evidence-based tools you need to offer parenting classes in which parents are able to learn and laugh in a supportive, helpful environment.

Here’s what you’ll be teaching:

Implement your parenting classes in 1, 3, 4, 6, or 12 sessions
With so many different kinds of parents, why should there be only one kind of class? The Christian Active Parenting program is designed to make it easy for you to offer:

AA comprehensive, 6-to 12-session parenting class offering an in-depth exploration of the concepts and additional topics

BA 3- to 4-session class for core Active Parenting skills

CA 1-session unit on parent engagement skills to build school success

SESSION I – The Active Parent

  • Styles of parenting
  • Brain development in children
  • The method of choice
  • Quiet time with God

SESSION II – Cooperation & Communication

  • Who owns the problem?
  • Active communication
  • Feelings, empathy & problem-solving
  • Introducing Bible reading to your kids

SESSION III – Responsibility & Discipline

  • Nonviolent discipline guided by God’s love
  • “I” messages
  • Logical consequences

SESSION IV – Building Courage & Self-Esteem

  • The Think-Feel-Do Cycle
  • The power of encouragement
  • Biblical tradition of encouragement

SESSION V – Understanding and Redirecting Misbehavior

  • Why children misbehave
  • Eliminating power struggles
  • Overcoming anger through the word of God
  • Problem-solving with FLAC

SESSION 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

Other Program Materials:

Christian Active Parenting Parent’s Guide

SKU: 1993

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Christian Active Parenting Parent’s Workbook

SKU: 1994

$10.95$12.95Learn More  Purchase Options

Christian Active Parenting Parent’s Guide & Workbook

SKU: 1995x

$16.95$19.95Learn More  Purchase Options

Christian Active Parenting Certificates

SKU: 1996x

$10.00$24.95Learn More  Purchase Options

Christian Active Parenting Key Points Magnet (pkg/5)

SKU: 7153

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Christian Active Parenting Leader’s Guide

SKU: 1992

$34.95Learn More

Christian Active Parenting Poster

SKU: 1997

$2.00Learn More

Christian Active Parenting Promo Flyer

SKU: 199F

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Christian Active Parenting PowerPoint – no video

SKU: 1998x

$49.00Learn More
 
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Christian Active Parenting Online Group

SKU: 360CAPx

$79.95$129.90Learn More  Purchase Options

Christian Active Parenting Online Video Library (subscription)

SKU: 1980LC

$239.00Learn More

Christian Active Parenting Video Library 1: The Active Parent

SKU: 1981

$79.95Learn More

Christian Active Parenting Video Library 2: Cooperation & Communication

SKU: 1982

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Christian Active Parenting Video Library 3: Responsibility & Discipline

SKU: 1983

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Christian Active Parenting Video Library 4: Building Courage & Self-Esteem

SKU: 1984

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Christian Active Parenting Video Library 5: Understanding and Redirecting Misbehavior

SKU: 1985

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Christian Active Parenting Video Library 6: Active Parenting for Unity and School Success

SKU: 1986

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Testimonials

“We love the new Christian Active Parenting. The videos have sparked honest dialogue about the challenges they face as parents, particularly around the issue of discipline.”

Kristina Gibson, Program Director, Isaiah 43
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans

Awards

Christian Active Parenting Parent’s Guide was awarded a gold 2016 Illumination Book Award in the category “CHRISTIAN LIVING – FAMILY / PARENTING”