Primary Prevention - Education 7 Group-Based Sessions, Each session runs 2 hours Program Specific Materials TM Parents Learn Nurturing parenting skills and ways to promote their children’s success in schools. • Parents and children entering Kindergarten meet in separate groups for two hours, once weekly, for seven consecutive weeks. • Parents learn about nurturing parenting skills and ways to encourage their children’s success through good communication and life skills. • • Children learn comparable skills at age-appropriate levels through puppets, role-play, music, art activities and leader-led discussions. In 7 sessions, families learn to: • Establish discipline through family rules, rewards & alternatives to spanking & yelling. • Praise themselves & their children. • Express their anger & stress in healthy ways that do not hurt themselves & their children. • • Use their personal power to make healthy choices. • Promote school success through relationships with teachers. • Problem solve & negotiate. • Recognize warning signs of drug use & how to create a drug-free home. Program Format Program Description Implementation Manual: A comprehensive resource guide for the facilitator, covering overview of the philosophy, planning and preparation, and program implementation. T To Order Use Code, ABCIMP - $12.00 Activities Manual for Children: Activities for conducting the program for children. Activities are presented in 7 weekly sessions. Each professional needs a copy. To Order Use Code, ABCAMC - $20.00 ABCAMC - $20.00 Parent Handbook: An informational guide for parents describing nurturing parenting techniques and weekly Home Practice Assignments. Each parent needs a cop needs a copy. To Order Use Code, ABCPHB* - $15.00 Activities Manual for Parents Contains activities for conducting the parent sessions. Each professional needs a copy. To Order Use Code, ABCAMP - $20.00 Family Development Resources, Inc. * NurturingParenting.com * 1.800.688.5822 *Available in Spanish **Available in Spanish & Other Languages ABC’s for Parents & Their Children 5 to 8 Years - Primary Prevention SA - School Age 12