Nurturing Parenting Program Facilitator Training

January 24, 25, 26 2018
Dunebrook, Inc 7451 W Johnson Rd, Michigan City, Indiana*
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Central time

Beni Miller, National Trainer

Cost:  $300 plus $5 On-line Registration Fee

(Lunch is on your own. Many dining opportunities nearby.) Registration Deadline: January 19, 2018. Call for availability after deadline.

  • Confirmation will be sent via email.
  • No refunds for cancellations after January 19, 2018
  • Paid registrations may be transferred to future NPP trainings provided by Dunebrook.

Click here to view the brochure with more information and to register by mail.

Learn the philosophy, skills and strategies of the evidence-based Nurturing Parenting® Program and how to successfully implement and facilitate home and group-based Nurturing Parenting® programs.

This training is a hands-on approach to conducting home and group-based Nurturing Parenting® programs that includes using program materials with diverse and multi-cultural populations.

You will learn how to:

  • Design and implement home and group- based parenting programs
  • Gather data and measure outcomes using the Adult-Adolescent Parenting Inventory and Nurturing Skills Competency Scale
  • Utilize icebreakers, activities, personal growth lessons, home practice assignments and dialogue
  • Enhance communication, rapport-building and facilitator skills
  • Help parents and families explore empathy and understand personal power, positive discipline techniques, self-esteem, emotional regulation and stress management and self-concept

About Our Trainer

Beni joined Dunebrook in 2010, working with high risk families to strengthen their parenting knowledge and skills. She has been a Nurturing Parenting Program Facilitator since 2012, and was trained by Dr. Stephen Bavolek, Ph.D., creator of the Nurturing Parenting® Program. In 2015, Beni became a National Trainer, and works primarily with families referred by the Indiana Department of Child Services. Beni has helped parents in both group and home-based models succeed in completing the Nurturing program. Beni’s unique experience in improvisation groups and stand-up comedy helps her to use humor as a bridge in working with parents, children and families across all cultures and socioeconomic groups. Beni earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Liberal Studies with a  concentration in Psychology at Purdue University. She has gained additional training in strengths-based  approaches, serving families with addictions, engaging fathers, motivational interviewing and cultural sensitivity.

 

*The main entrance for Dunebrook is located in the back of the building (not facing Johnson Rd). Go in the door closest to the playground.