This section of the National Parenting Education Network (NPEN) lists groups, organizations, and programs that provide professional development and networking opportunities for parenting educators within each state. The listed groups, organizations, and programs have been identified as having an active, ongoing presence in the parenting education efforts of the state. The information provided is NOT intended as a listing or endorsement of programs or curricula.
This is an archived version of the webinar conducted May 10, 2011. The training is intended for parent and family life educators who want to learn about a new program that teaches individuals how to balance time, manage stress, eat mindfully, be physically active, and sleep well in order to live a more balanced life. "Balanced Living" was written by Laura Sant and Marnie Spencer, two University of Idaho educators with many years of experience teaching adult audiences.
The section for children on the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) website has games, puzzles, videos and more to help children learn about managing their allergies and asthma. If you are a parent, you will appreciate this section as well.
We have long been told to not band-aid problems but to seek to understand the “root cause” and seek lasting solutions through changing the “SYSTEM”. This lofty idea is very appealing in theory, but very difficult to put into practice. First and foremost, while we understand systems conceptually, we are often not clear on how they work and what they mean for us. We will define systems change and talk about how systems thinking applies to programs.We will then talk about how to become a systems thinker as we work in communities.
Since Latina/os are the fastest growing minority group in the U.S., and Latina/o youth drop out at higher rates than do youth from other ethnic groups, there is a high probability that these depressing statistics will only get worse if nothing is done to curb this trend. Currently, Latina/os represent approximately 20% of the K-12 population. However, some estimates suggest that by the year 2050 Latina/o youth will represent 50% of the U.S. K-12 population. Dropout has enormous implications for the U.S. at every level. It reduces U.S.
Managing Stress focuses on helping families manage stress using the timeless model developed by Reuben Hill and a new program developed by Wally Goddard and James Marshall. The session equips participants to better manage their own stress and help those they serve do the same, providing practical skills and useful materials.
Join us for a CYFERnet Community Online Workshop to explore the basic concept of Community Coaching. This is the first event in a 5 part series that CYFERnet Community will offer on Community Coaching for Guiding Sustainable Community Change.
Learn to bring Community Coaching into all elements of community planning! This online workshop is part 4 of the series and helps with conceptualizing community coaching as an integral part of community programs, strategic planning, and community change. All of these processes are about planning, action, and evaluation. Community coaching can provide a framework to build a continuing feedback loop to keep communities moving forward.
Many families today are experiencing a daily struggle to provide food for their children. This is particularly true for families living in poverty and families who have immigrated to the United States. Food security is especially important for children because their nutrition impacts not only their current health, but also their future health and well-being. This online Workshop explores the impact of food insecurity on children living in immigrant families.
Proceedings of the CYFAR Competency & Capacity Building Virtual Summit: Evidence-based Practices and Strategies for Working with Vulnerable Populations. Engaging video presentations by experts pondering emerging issues and evidence-based strategies in the areas of economic stress, poverty, and programming with cultural competence, followed by lively discussion and links to related papers and resources.