Mississippi: Positive Parenting Practices

Brief Site Description: 
Positive Parenting Practices is a program to educate pregnant and parenting teens on positive parenting, child development, conflict management, nutrition, and professional skills. The short-term goals are that after participation in the program teens will report more progressive beliefs in their parenting and child-rearing attitudes, improved knowledge and behaviors related to healthy eating, and recognize key milestones in their child’s growth and development. The long-term outcomes is that the community organizations will develop a social support system for pregnant and parenting teens that is sustained over time.