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Positive Solutions for Families of Preschool Children: Train the Trainer

This course provides the skills and strategies necessary for professionals to implement Positive Solutions for Families, an evidence-based, user-friendly parent training series, in their school districts. Professionals learn how to partner with parents of preschoolers to promote positive and effective parenting strategies. In partnering with families, children’s social and emotional development is promoted and challenging behaviors and mental health needs of children in preschool addressed. Positive Solutions aligns with Massachusetts’ priority to enhance family and community engagement and supports improved strategies for working with families of young children in preschool settings.

In-Person Classroom Sessions:register

  • August 14 – 17: 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
  • November 4: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Location:
Fitchburg State University

Online Training:
Seven modules in September and October 2017

Three Graduate Credits available from Fitchburg State University
$100 Stipends Available for Educators Completing the Series

Topics Include:

  • Strategies for training families and colleagues in the Positive Solutions for Families modules
  • Practical strategies to make modules interesting and engaging for families
  • Positive and effective parenting strategies and activities to support social emotional development
  • Awareness and responsiveness to diverse needs of families, especially around child rearing and discipline
  • Challenges of parenting and common pitfalls encountered by families
  • Development of a plan to implement Positive Solutions for Families in own school district

For more information, contact Marilyn Favreau at mfavreau@fcsn.org