Presswood Resolutions, PLLC provides personalized conflict resolution services in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere which fosters positive parenting and co-parenting, self-nurturing and family nurturing. The Nurturing Parenting Program is implemented which is a family-centered trauma-informed initiative designed to build nurturing parenting and co-parenting skills as an alternative to emotionally, physically and psychologically abusive and neglecting parenting and child-rearing practices.
Parents attend separate sessions that meet concurrently designed to build self-awareness, positive concept/self-esteem and build levels of empathy; teach alternatives to hitting and yelling; enhance co-parent communication and awareness of needs; replace non-productive behaviors with healthy behaviors; promote children's healthy physical and emotional development; and teach appropriate child role and developmental expectations.
Brief Overview of The Nurturing Parenting Program
- The Nurturing Parenting Program is an evidenced based parenting program.
- The first Nurturing Parenting Program was developed and validated in a multi-site, three year national study from 1983 to 1985. The study was funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to prevent the recurrence of child abuse and neglect in families with school-age children 5 to 12 years of age.
- The NIMH study demonstrated the effectiveness of the Nurturing Parenting philosophy and implementation strategies in remediating the current abuse, and preventing the recurrence of abuse in 93% of the families completing the program.
Uniqueness of the Nurturing Parenting Program
The Nurturing Parenting Program has several unique features that make the program effective:
- The Nurturing Parenting Program was designed for the treatment and prevention of child abuse and neglect. The program is utilized nationwide to improve the lives of families experiencing unhealthy dynamics.
- The Nurturing Programs are family based interventions where parents learn similar knowledge and skills for improving the quality of their childrens' lives.
- Built in assessment strategies allow facilitators and parents to chart the course of their successes.
- When offered by the Facilitator, parents can attend group-based programs, individual-based session programs, or a combination of group and individual-based sessions.
- The flexibility within the structure of the program allows facilitators to offer a highly personalized approach to ensure the specific needs of families are being met which allows families to attain the personal growth they have been striving for.
- The nurturing philosophy of non-violent parenting focuses on the development of empathy, self-worth, self-awareness, empowerment, discipline with dignity, appropriate family roles and age-appropriate expectations of children’s development.
- Facilitators are highly trained and have the tools to promote individual and family growth.