Nurturing Skills Competency Scale (NSCS) - ONLY AVAILABLE ONLINE The Nurturing Skills Competency Scale (NSCS) is a comprehensive criterion referenced measure designed to gather demographic data of the family, as well as knowledge and utilization of Nurturing Parenting practices. Used in conjunction with the AAPI, the NSCS provides an index of Low, Moderate or High Risk for child maltreatment. Stephen J. Bavolek, Ph.D. and Juliana Dellinger, M.S.E. Program Specific Materials Designed For Group - Agencies where parents attend over a period of years. Home - Long-term support to families raising children infancy to preschool. Family Development Resources, Inc. * NurturingParenting.com * 1.800.688.5822 *Available in Spanish **Available in Spanish & Other Languages Parents & Their Infants, Toddlers & Preschoolers Comprehensive Programs 27 Group / 55 Home-Based Sessions Each session runs 2 1/2 (Group) & 1 1/2 (Home) hours Program Description – Group Based • Twenty-seven 2½ hour sessions meet one day a week for 27 weeks. • Parents and children meet concurrently in two separate groups. • Two facilitators run parents’ group; two facilitators plus two volunteers run thechildren’s group. • Parents and children engage in a 30-minute Nurturing Time with games, songs, snacks and more. Program Description – Home Based • Fifty-five 1½ hour sessions meet one day a week for 55 consecutive weeks. • Parents and the Home Visitor work together for the first hour teaching nurturing parenting ideas and techniques. • • Parents, children and the Home Visitor work together for 30 minutes having fun and practicing skills. Activities Manuals for Parents contains Program activities manual for conducting the home & group-based program (Includes Forms CD). To Order Use Code, NP2GIM-CD (Group Manual, CD includes: Family Nurturing Plan Group & Individual Assessment, Family Nurturing Journal, & Evaluation Form) Nurturing Journal, & Evaluation Form) - $30.00 OR NP2HVIM-CD* (Home Manual, CD Includes: Family Nurturing Plan & Journal) - $50.00 Parents of Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers is a 20-part DVD series covering appropriate expectations, empathy, discipline, rewards/punishments, time-out, verbal/physical redirection, and more. To Order Use Code, NP2DVD* - $385.00 NP2DVD* - $385.00 Parent Handbook describes numerous nurturing parenting techniques and weekly Home Practice Assignments. To Order Use Code, NP2PHB - $15.00 - Comprehensive B5 - Birth to 5 Facilitator's Instructional Manual for teaching children. To Order Use Code, NP2CIM - $30.00 58