The Nurturing Parenting Program for Parents and Their Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers allows both parents and their children birth to five years participate in home-based, group-based, or combination group-based and home-based program models. Lessons are competency-based ensuring parental learning and mastery of skills.
The Nurturing Parenting Program is an evidence-based early childhood home visiting framework for families with children prenatal through kindergarten entry that builds strong communities, thriving families and children who are healthy, safe, and ready to learn.
Personal Visits are designed to meet the needs of each individual family with intensity ranging anywhere from twice monthly to weekly.
Group Connections are provided monthly to ensure families build social connections with each other and learn new ways to support their child’s development. Screening is done on a regular basis for each child’s health and developmental progress. Resource and Referral Network connects families to needed resources, strengthening protective factor and fostering positive change.
How to Apply:
Parent Educators will advertise of the open enrollment for NP in The Dillon Herald. Parent Educators will also recruit in local communities as well as set up a booth at local events. Parents can complete an application in the Dillon County First Steps office.
The Nurturing Parenting Groups program is an 18-session group support program to promote strong and resilient families.