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For Those Who Help Latino Parents: Training Workshop August 5-9, 2019

The Los Niños Bien Educados parenting skill-building program is designed specifically to assist parents of Latino children to be the best parents they can be. The program is considered to be a national model. It was developed by the 45 year old non-profit CICC, the Center for the Improvement of Child Caring, and is available in English or Spanish.

CICC will be conducting a five-day intensive training workshop to prepare more instructors to deliver classes in the program the week of August 5-9, 2019, 9am to 5pm each day.

For a full description of this unique parenting program, see below.

For a study that shows the importance of the program’s cultural content, click HERE.

The workshop will be led by Dr. Martha Lopez, the Senior National Trainer.

The workshop will be hosted by an organization that has been successfully using the program for more than a decade:

El Proyecto del Barrio
9140 Van Nuys Blvd.
Panorama City, California 91402

The enrollment fee is $1795 per person. The fee is for 5 days of professional training, including a complete Instructor Kit (valued at $415) to be used in running classes.


If it is not possible to attend this workshop, the Kit can be purchased separately. Click HERE for the Instructor’s Kit in English. Click HERE for the Instructor’s Kit in Spanish.

For prior News Shows of parental reactions to the Program Click HERE to go to the Videos/Photos page and scroll to Videos 7 and 8.

CICC – 45 Years and Still Helping Families

CICC has just reached its 45th Year of existence in 2019!

Here are some of its Current Happenings:

1) New exposure for Dr. Alvy’s PARENTING ERRORS guidebook, through festivals and conferences, nationally and internationally, as well as a new Social Media Campaign with Facebook and Instagram, to be launched within the next few weeks.

2) New Dr.Alvy website ( ). This new website contains all of his parenting education publications, with direct links to each.

3) New updated Instructor Manual for CICC’s Effective Black Parenting Program, with guidance from National Trainer-of-Instructor, Ida A. Collier, M.Ed.. The updated Manual is being carefully constructed to include new coverage of important topics such as: the Obama presidency, new professional acknowledgements of the impact of slavery on African American family life, the latest examples of African American Vernacular English program usage, new laws about marijuana, and the use of digital download versions of Instructional Charts.The Updated Manual will be available later in 2019.

Possible use of the program by national organizations such as the NAACP and with support from private foundations.

4) Additional Instructor Training Workshops are currently being planned. See Instructor Workshops page on CICC’s Website by clicking HERE to initiate a Workshop.