Group-Based - Teen parents attend 26 group-based sessions. Each session lasts 2 1/2 hours with a break in-between. Lessons address issues of being a teen, a teen parent, and a member of a family. Teens practice parenting skills with their children during class time.
Home-Based - Teen parents participate in 50 home visitations each session lasting approximately 1 1/2 hours. Grandparents are invited to participate in the lessons at the home visitors' discretion.
Activities provided to the children are age appropriate. Facilitators utilize the Nurturing Book for Babies and Children and the Lesson Guide for Children.
Twenty-six 2 ½ hour sessions that meet one day a week for 26 consecutive weeks. The first 70 minutes address parenting skills and the remaining 50 minutes teach self-nurturing. Parents and children attend separate groups that meet concurrently then enjoy 30 minutes of Family Nurturing Time together.
The Nurturing Book for Babies and Children is utilized as the guide to build parent-infant attachment. Each home visit has 30 minutes of scheduled parent-child time.
Fifty 1½ hour sessions that meet one day a week for 50 consecutive weeks. Parents and children are engaged in Family Nurturing Time for the remaining 30 minutes. Parents meet with Home Visitor for the first hour to learn a new concept regarding self and parenting.