The BrainWise Program
Thursday, 14 July 2011 18:29
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The Teaching Strategies and the Curricula – The 10 Wise Ways curricula helps everyone, from kindergartners to adults, learn how to analyze problems using a process that teaches about the brain and the connection between thinking skills and making good choices. – BrainWise is taught as a stand-alone program, an enhancement to current courses, or as a prevention program to…

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Strengthening Families
Thursday, 14 July 2011 18:26
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The Strengthening Families Program is geared for parents of youth between the ages of 6-12 and 10-14. Strengthening Families Program 6-12 – Builds on family strengths – Increase resilience – Reduce risk factors for substance abuse, depression, violence and aggression, delinquency, and school failure – Helps youth develop skills in handling peer pressure and build a positive future – Decreases…

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Make Parenting a Pleasure (MPAP)
Thursday, 14 July 2011 18:23
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Research indicates that teen parents and low-income single parents often live under extremely stressful conditions. In the past decades, family life in America has seen many changes in the traditional areas of support, such as extended families, schools, neighborhoods, and religious institutions. This can place an overwhelming burden on families experiencing high levels of stress. In an effort to assist…

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Early Childhood Education
Thursday, 14 July 2011 18:21
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Parenting education & support promote positive developmental outcomes for children & youth. If parents acquire greater understanding of child development & children’s needs, they are more likely to provide the sensitive, nurturing, and attentive care that promotes healthy development.           Technical Assistance – Strategic Planning Process – Program Development – Needs Assessment – Curriculum Selection –…

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Kinship Care Program
Thursday, 14 July 2011 18:18
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A Family Education Program for Grandparents and Other Kin Raising Children. In 1999, 2.3 million children lived with relatives without a parent present, commonly referred to as kinship care. The largest percentages of these children were teens (44%), a third is school-age (35%), and the remaining 21% are 5 or younger. Most of these children are cared for by a…

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Partners in Parenting (PIP)
Thursday, 14 July 2011 18:09
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Partners in Parenting focuses on strengthening family relationships and promoting positive behaviors and lifestyles. We are dedicated to being a resource and a partner to all individuals and groups who are concerned with supporting today’s families. Technical Assistance Need help in developing a parenting program in your agency, school or community? Call us. We provide assistance in assessment, planning, delivery…

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Effective Training
Thursday, 14 July 2011 18:07
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Effective Training: Principles & Strategies to Increase Learning Transfer This innovative training is based upon current research and information about adult learning principles and strategies. The training assists participants in designing and implementing effective trainings. This course has been approved by Qualistar Early Learning and is required for trainers wishing to qualify as approved trainers in Colorado. The course offerings…

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Family Development Training and Credentialing Program (FDC)
Thursday, 14 July 2011 18:06
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The Colorado FDC Program is a professional development course and credentialing program for frontline family workers to learn and practice skills of strength-based family support with families. FDC courses are offered to frontline family workers from a wide range of government, private, and not-for-profit agencies as well as business and large corporations. Family development staff members work with families across…

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Professional Development
Monday, 04 April 2011 12:55
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Professional development has become a high priority for policy makes because research has indicated that there are linkages between training, worker performance, service/program quality and child and youth outcomes. The professional development education component is designed to build capacity in several program areas. Curriculum Training-of-Trainers are offered for parent education facilitators. Other professional development opportunities are delivered to develop effective…

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