Stephen J. Bavolek, Ph.D., is a recognized leader in the fields of child abuse and neglect, treatment and prevention, and parenting education. Dr. Bavolek has received numerous International and National awards... Learn More
Nurturing Parenting Programs are included in SAMHSA's National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, and are building Protective Factors in families... Learn More
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Since 1983, over 2 million families have participated in the Nurturing Parenting Programs.
Family Development is seeking published articles or unpublished research reports regarding the effectiveness of the Nurturing Programs.
The articles and reports may be posted on our web site or submitted as additional evidence...
Increase the feelings of closeness between you and your children and help your child’s brain grow. We call that closeness “bonding and attachment.”
Bonding means the intense feelings of caring and love between a mom and her baby. Mother-child bonding begins upon co...
Nurturing Parenting Program for Parents and their School-age Children 5 to 12 Years has been rated by the CEBC.
The following areas were rated by the CEBC: Parent Training Programs and Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (Secondary) Programs.
Target Population: Families who have been reported to the c...
The ability to positively nurture is a part of the nature of all human beings.
Developing Nurturing Skills (DNS) Program overall goal is to cultivate a culture that promotes positive nurturing beliefs, knowledge and behaviors in our classrooms and in our families.
Working together to create a “norm of n...
The Reporting Module Option saves time and money, improves your program delivery and enhances your funding opportunities.
Have your reports reflect the accurate presentation of data that will impress your Board Members and Funders.
For a fee you will have the ability to create your own summary data tab...