Parent Project Certified Training
Parent Project Certified Trainers at El Faro Institute
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PARENT PROJECT FACTS
What is it?
•A 10 to 16-week parent training program designed specifically for parents of strong-willed or out-of-control adolescent children.
•The curriculum teaches concrete identification, prevention, and intervention strategies for the most destructive of adolescent behaviors (poor school attendance and performance, alcohol and other drug use, gangs, runaways, and violent teens, etc.).
How does it work?
•Parents attend and learn in a classroom setting to manage teen behavior problems at home.
•Activity based 216-page workbook “A Parent’s Guide to Destructive Adolescent Behavior”.
•Parents meet one night per week, two to three hours per session, between 10 – 16 weeks.
•Parent support groups are formed using the UCLA, Self-Help Support Group model.
•Program orientation: behavior modification.
Who teaches the program?
•El Faro Certified Trainers.
Why the Parent Project?
•Twenty-five years in development, the Parent Project® is the only course of its kind.
•Over 500,000 families have attended Parent Project classes, nationwide.
•Is the largest court-mandated juvenile diversion program in the country.
•A proven track record, the Parent Project reduced juvenile crime by 1/3, while significantly increasing both school attendance and performance.
•The Parent Project® was recognized by the American Bar Association as the strongest parent-involvement program for adjudicated youth in the nation.
•Over 1/3 of the OJJDP funded, Youth Gang Prevention and Intervention Programs use the Parent Project Model.