Nurturing parenting program
The Nurturing Parenting Program is an evidence-based and trauma informed program that provides in-home parent education and support to families involved with the Illinois Department of Children & Family Services.
The goals are to:
Provide family engagement to assist in learning new
parenting prospective, examine parenting and
relationship beliefs, and increase knowledge and skills;
Work to modify and eliminate beliefs and actions that
contribute to abusive parenting behaviors;
Increase parents' knowledge of age-appropriate
Assist parents in recognizing how to enhance their skills in supporting attachments, nurturing, and healthy parenting.
A biological parent or family member who has an open case with Illinois DCFS and meets referral requirements is eligible to participate in the Nurturing Parenting Program. A Bethany can manager makes a referral for the program. The length of the program varies depending on the clients needs, but may run from eight to 24 weeks.