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Great Program for Parents of Teenagers

  • The New Confident Parenting Program
  • Research Based, Cognitive Behavioral Parenting Skill-Building Program
  • TIME-LIMITED AVAILABILITY
  • Order and Payment Must be Received No Later Than February 28, 2014
CICC Will Be Closing - Order Materials Now

  • CICC Closing on March 31, 2014
  • Order Program Materials Now
  • Effective Black Parenting Program
  • Los Ninos Bien Educados Parenting Program
  • New Confident Parenting Program
  • Check or Credit Card Payment must be received by February 28, 2014
A Parenting Program for All Cultures

  • Learn to Deliver CICC's New Confident Parenting Program
  • Strategies and Skills
  • Workshop Location
  • Workshop Enrollment
  • Bring a Workshop to Your Community
Effective Black Parenting Instructor Workshops

  • Learn to Deliver CICC's Effective Black Parenting Program
  • Program Content
  • Workshop Location
  • Workshop Enrollment
  • Bring a Workshop to Your Community
The Soulful Parent

  • Raising Healthy, Happy and Successful African American Children
  • View Table of Contents
  • Order The Soulful Parent
  • Other Books by Dr. Alvy
Private Parenting Consultations

  • Private Parenting Consultations with Dr. Kerby T. Alvy
  • See and Hear Dr. Alvy Speak about the Effective Parenting Movement
  • See and Hear Dr. Alvy Speak on the Today Show
  • Dr. Alvy's Bio
  • How to Schedule a Consultation
Invite Dr. Alvy to Speak

  • Television shows where he was featured
  • His complete resume
  • Background information on his work and awards
  • Outlines of the most frequently requested presentations
  • Other topics he can speak about
  • Organizations that have already had Dr. Alvy speak
  • Speakers fee
Helping Latino Parents

  • Learn to Deliver CICC's Los Ninos Bien Educados Parenting Program
  • Intensive Five Day Workshop
  • Program Description
  • Workshop Location
  • Bring a Workshop to Your Community
Acts of Kindness Do Not Always Have to Be Random

  • CICC's New Parenting Project - Raising Tolerant & Kind Children
  • CICC's Relationship With USC Shoah Foundation
  • USC Shoah Foundation's "IWitness" Educational Website
  • IWitness Video Challenge Contest for Middle and High School Students
The NEW Power of Positive Parenting

  • 16 Guidelines for Raising Healthy, Happy and Successful Children
  • Updated and Revised for the 21st Century
Local Parenting Instructor Workshops

  • Advantages of Sponsoring a Workshop in Your Area
  • Sponsor Responsibilities
  • Apply to Become a Workshop Sponsor
Discounts on Parent Handbooks

  • 20% Discount on Parent Handbooks for National Model Programs
  • The New Confident Parenting Program
  • The Effective Black Parenting Program
  • The Los Ninos Bien Educados Parenting Program
  • How to Order the Books
Parent Training to Help Students Succeed CD-ROM

  • Discounted Price $50 (Original Price $197)
  • Reactions to "Parenting Training to Help Students Succeed"
  • What You Will Learn
  • Obtain the CD-Rom
2012-2013 Black Parenting Instructor Workshops

  • Learn to Deliver CICC's Effective Black Parenting Program
  • Program Content
  • Workshop Locations
  • Workshop Enrollment
  • Bring a Workshop to Your Community
Over One Million Parents Educated

  • CICC's Programs: Effective Black Parenting, Los Ninos Bien Educados, NEW Confident Parenting
  • Current Workshops
  • Bring a Workshop to Your Community
  • Why Are These Programs Being Used Nationwide?
  • New Stories About Programs and Workshops
70% Off A Great Book for Parents of Young Children

  • Discovery Tool Book on Sale
  • Discover What's Normal in a Child's Development
  • What's In the Book
  • How to Order the Book
Parenting Programs and Drug Abuse Prevention

  • Adding Alchohol and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Education to Parenting Programs
The NEW Power of Positive Parenting

  • 16 Guidelines for Raising Healthy, Happy and Successful Children
  • Updated and Revised for the 21st Century
The NEW Confident Parenting Program

  • Updated and Revised for 2011
  • History of "Confident Parenting"
  • The New Program
  • Program Leader's Kit and Components
Exciting Things are Happening

  • Effective Black Parenting Instructor Workshop in Los Angeles 10/17-21
  • Dr. Alvy Named "Champion of the Children" by First 5 Los Angeles
  • Morgan Stanley Foundation Donates $5,500
Help Promote Effective Parenting!

  • Support CICC's Efforts to Promote Effective Parenting
  • Make a Tax Deductible Donation
  • Donate $75 and Get 1 Book
  • Donate $100 and Get 2 Books
Should Black Children Be Parented Differently?

  • Article
  • NEW BOOK
  • Raising Healthy, Happy and Successful African American Children
Truth in Drugs

  • Restoring a Safe and Effective Mental Health System
  • Seeks to End Prescribing Ineffective, Costly and Harmful Medications
Webinar - Raising Latino American Children

  • Raising Socially and Emotionally Healthy Latino-American Children
  • Tuesday, November 9, 2010, 2:00 - 4:00pm Eastern
  • A Two Hour Webinar on Using the Los Ninos Bien Educados Program
Webinar - Give Parents the Skills They Need

  • Give Parents the Skills They Need to Help Students Succeed
  • How to Offer Parent Training in Your School or District
  • A 2-Hour Webinar with Dr. Kerby T. Alvy
  • Tuesday, October 5th, 3:00-5:00pm EST
Bring STEP Programs to Your Community

  • Program Description and Materials
  • Customized Instructor Training Workshops
One-Day Parenting Seminars for Your Schools

  • Program Overview
  • Confident Parenting: Survival Skill Training
  • Effective Black Parenting
  • Los Ninos Bien Educados
  • About CICC
  • Bring a One-Day Parenting Seminar to Your District or School
One-Day Parenting Seminars for Your Community

  • Program Overview
  • Confident Parenting: Survival Skill Training
  • Effective Black Parenting
  • Los Ninos Bien Educados
  • About CICC
  • Bring a One-Day Seminar to Your Community
School Districts Invite Dr. Kerby T. Alvy to Speak

  • Have Dr. Alvy keynote your conference
  • Hear and see why he should be speaking to your group
Staff Development and Training Webinars on CD

  • Presented by top experts
  • cost-effective and versatile tool for professional development
  • Variety of topics
New Staff Development Webinars on Parenting

  • Helping Your Community to Raise Healthy Children Webinar
  • Parent Training to Help Students Succeed Webinar
  • Raising Proud and Capable African American Children: A Webinar on Using the Effective Black Parenting Program
  • Raising Socially and Emotionally Healthy Latino-American Children: A Webinar on Using the Los Ninos Bien Educados Program
Webinar:Raising African American Children

  • A Two-Hour Webinar on Using
  • Raising Proud and Capable African American Children:
  • A Culturally Specifc Parenting Program
  • Webinar Tuesday July 13, 2010
WEBINAR-Helping Your Community Raise Hlthy Chldrn

  • A 2-Hour Webinar on Effective Parenting Resources
  • What You Will Learn
  • Frequently Asked Questions
We Must Stop Hitting Children Part 2

  • Definition of Physical Punishment
Online Parenting and Anger Management Classes

  • What You Will Learn
  • Parental Reactions
  • States Where Class is Used and Accepted
  • Sign Up For Parenting Class
  • What You Will Learn in the Anger Management Class
  • Reactions of Prior Participants
  • Sign Up for the Anger Management Class
We Must Stop Hitting Children!

  • Dr. Kerby T. Alvy, a new series of blog articles, "must stop hitting children."
Connecting Kids with the Content You Teach Webinar

  • What You Will Learn
  • About the Speaker
Parents as Financial Mentors

  • From The Parenting Doc Blog
438 Parenting Resources At-A-Click

  • A carefully organized and extensive list of resources
A Webinar on Parent Training for Schools

  • How to offer parenting training in your school or district!
  • Tuesday, Oct. 6, 3-5 P.M. Eastern
Parenting and The President

  • Announcing a series of Blog articles on Parenting and The President
Teach Social Skills to Improve Student Engagement

  • A Two-Hour Webinar with Dr. Howard Knoff
  • Improve Student Achievement and Behavior
National Effective Parenting Plan Announced

  • Working with the Obama Administration
  • Parents' Day Proclamations
  • How You Can Become Involved
NEPI Newsletter for Professionals - Spring 2009

  • Proposed White House Conference
  • Report on Physical Punishment
  • Adding Drug Education to Parenting Programs
NEPI Newsletter for Professionals- Winter 2009

  • The Triple P...- Positive Parenting Program
  • How do Mother-Child Attachments Predict Good Relationships?
  • New Grad Nation Guidebook and Tools
  • Converting Website Visitors to Loyal Clients
NEPI Tips for Effective Parenting (Winter 2009)

  • Five Critical Needs of Children
  • Facing Tough Financial Times
  • Kids and Moving
  • Making Allowances Work
Vote to Make Parenting Education a Priority

  • Vote to Make Parenting Education a National Priority
Effective Parenting Project Meeting

  • Uniting Los Angeles for Effective Parenting Project Meeting January 15, 2009
Effective Parenting - A Presidential Priority

  • Help Make Effective Parenting a Presidential Priority!
Raising Emotionally Healthy Children

  • Table of Contents
  • The Critical Emotional Needs of Children
  • A City's Use of the Book
  • Dr. Gerald Newmark
  • About CICC
  • About NEPI
Learn How to Be The Best Parent You Can Be!

  • Free Parenting Workshop Nov. 15, 2008
The Positive Parent

  • The Positive Parent Gets Another Positive Review
Me, MySpace, and I: Parenting the Net Generation

  • Book Description
  • Book Reviews
  • USA Today Interview with Dr. Larry Rosen
Uniting LA for Effective Parenting Partner News

  • Project Overview and Components
  • Project Partners
  • July 2008 Effective Parenting Meeting Council
  • Project Committees
  • Project Progress
  • First Parenting Expo
NEPI Tips for Effective Parenting (Summer 2008)

  • Video on Teen Dating Violence
  • Teaching Children About Politics
  • Talking To Children About War
  • Guidelines for Family Meetings
  • Selling to KIds
NEPI Professional Newsletter (Spring 2008)

  • Community-Led Parenting Initiative Off to A Great Start
  • Parent Training Program Components That Have The Most Impact
  • Six Secret Strategies for Writing Dynamite Publicity Materials
  • Children's Media Use and Sleep Problems
Help Parents of College-Bound Students

  • Achieve Your Family's College Dreams
  • Helping Your Organization Raise Funds
Preventing Student Drop-Out

  • Parent Education Key To Preventing Student Drop-Out
NEPI Tips for Effective Parenting Newsletter

  • Six Ways to Be a Media Savvy Parent
  • 8 Good Reasons Not to Spank
  • Simple Successful Strategies for Parents of Overweight Children
  • Is it Okay to Leave My Child Home Alone?
Organize LA for Effective Parenting Project

  • A Multi-Faceted, Prevention-Oriented Project To Make Los Angeles a Child and Family Friendly Place to Raise Children
NEPI Professional Newsletter - Winter 2008

  • Introductory Article & Recommended Books
  • New Reports Highlight Funding Inadequacies for Effective Parenting Programs and Services
  • Helping Families: The Roles of Parent Coaches and Parent Educators
  • Informing and Educating the Public Through the Media
Let The Positive Parent Help You Raise Funds

  • Let The Positive Parent Help You Raise Funds!
Creating Lasting Family Connections

  • PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND GOALS
  • PROGRAM RECOGNITIONS
  • USERS OF THE PROGRAM
  • OBTAINING DISCOUNTS
  • PROGRAM FACILITATOR TRAINING
  • PROGRAM MATERIALS
  • CREATING LASTING FAMILY CONNECTIONS DIGITAL VIDEO SERIES
  • ABOUT TED N. STRADER AND TERESA BOYD STRADER
National Effective Parenting Anniversary

  • 50% Discount Now Available for Joining NEPI
NEPI-Tips for Effective Parenting (Winter 2007)

  • Defining Effective Parenting
  • Taming the Holiday Gimmees
  • Holiday Safety
  • Helping Children Cope with Disasters
The Postive Parent is Here!

  • Book Description
  • Book Reviews
  • Introductory Chapter of The Positive Parent by Dr. Alvy
  • Use The Positive Parent as a Fundraiser
NEPI Professional Guest Newsletter

  • What is Effective Parenting?
  • Organizing America for Effective Parenting
  • Effective Parenting Interventions for The Prevention of Child Maltreatment
  • The Key to Marketing with Integrity - Helping, Not Selling
NEPI Professional NL-Summer 2007, Member Version

  • What is Effective Parenting?
  • Organizing America for Effective Parenting
  • Effective Parenting Interventions for The Prevention of Child Maltreatment
  • The Key to Marketing with Integrity - Helping, Not Selling
Taming the Spirited Child

  • Book Description
  • Book Reviews
  • Reproducible Article for Parents on Taming the Spirited Child by Dr. Popkin
Banning Corporal Punishment - An Essay

  • What the Arguments Tell Us about Our Character Regarding the Treatment of Children
  • Those Opposing the Proposed Ban
  • Those in Favor of the Proposed Ban
White House Briefing Successfully Conducted

  • Possible Outcomes of the Briefing
  • Other Accomplishments of the D.C. Visit
Support CICC and NEPI

  • Support CICC and the National Parenting Initiative
Parenting Education Gifts for the Holidays

  • Internet Safety Gifts
  • Parents As Financial Mentor Gifts
  • Especially for Kwanzaa
  • The Garfield Learning Series of CDs and Books
  • Parenting Handbooks from Parenting Skill-Building Programs
  • Parenting Books, Videos, CDs and DVDs
  • The Effective Parenting Petition
You and National Effective Parenting Initiative

  • Why is Initiative Needed?
  • Advocate for Government-Supported Effective Parenting Initiatives
  • Become the Best Parent You Can Be
  • Become a Parenting Educator, Instructor, Coach or Home Visitor
  • Become an Affiliated Organization
  • Work to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Lend Your Financial Support to the Initiative
  • Become a Corporate, Foundation or Organization Sponsor
  • Initiative Board of Advisors
AD/HD Disorders and How To Cope

  • ABOUT AD/HD
  • AD/HD: Resources for Parents, Educators and Therapists
  • Books and Videos for Parents and Educators
  • Videos for Teachers
  • Books and Videos for Therapists
Best Practices Learning Series

  • Age-Related Computer Learning
  • Garfield Makes Learning Fun
  • Pre-Kindergarten (Ages 3-4 yrs)
  • Kindergarten (Ages 4-6 yrs)
  • Grade 1 (Age 6-7 yrs)
Back-To-School-Parenting Education Materials

  • Parents On Board Discussion Program
  • Parents On Board DVD/Video Library Versions
  • Kindergarten Survival Handbook
  • The Gateway To Academic Achievement CD
  • The Power of Positive Parenting Guidebook
Internet Safety: What You Can Do

  • Internet Dangers to Children and What You Can Do
  • i-SAFE
  • i-SAFE Resources for Parents
  • i-SAFE Resources for Educators
  • i-SAFE Resources for Youth
  • i-SAFE Resources for the Community
Prevent Child Abuse Through Confident Parenting

  • The Child Rearing Challanges That Confident Parenting Addressess
  • Confident Parenting Strategies and Skills
  • Research Findings
  • The New One-Day Confident Parenting Seminar
The Costs of Raising Children

  • Resources for Helping Parents Pay The Costs of Raising Children
  • Jump Start: A Resource for Helping Students Prepare to Pay The Costs
Parents As Financial Mentors

  • Parents Need to be Financial Mentors To Their Children
  • Teach Your Children to be Financially Successful and Giving
Corporal Punishment and Verbal Aggression

  • Perspectives on Corporal Punishment and Verbal Aggression
  • Definitions and Prevalence
  • Long and Short Term Effects
  • Children Should Never, Ever Be Spanked No Matter What the Circumstances
  • What To Do Instead
Stop & Think: Social Skills Training Program

  • Background and Purpose
  • Social Skills That Are Taught
  • The Stop & Think Approach
  • Stop & Think for Parents
  • Stop & Think for Teachers and Schools
  • Project ACHIEVE
  • About Dr. Knoff
  • About CICC
Effective Parenting Update

  • Support CICC
  • National Effective Parenting Initiative
  • Parenting Classes and Seminars
  • Parenting Instructor Workshops
  • Educational Materials
  • Multiple Mayhem TV Special
  • EducatedParenting.com
Parenting Latino-American Children

  • CICC's Los Niños Bien Educados Program
  • Latinos: A Diverse and Fast Growing Population
  • Research and Theory on Latino-American Parenting
  • Spanish Versions of Parenting Programs
  • Videos, DVDs, Books, Guides, Programs and Photo Novelas For and About Latino-American Parents and People
  • The Gateway to Academic Achievement
  • EducatedParenting.com
Parenting for Education: Part Two

  • Parenting for Education: Part Two
  • Parents On Board! Building Academic Success Through Parent Involvement
  • The Gateway to Academic Success
  • EducatedParenting.com
EducatedParenting.com

  • A new Informative Internet Resource for Parents and Professionals!
Parenting African American Children

  • CICC's Effective Black Parenting Program
  • Why Parents of African-American Children Need and Deserve Culturally-Specific Training and Resources
  • Research and Theory on African-American Parenting
  • CICC's Research on African-American Parenting
  • Guidebooks for African-American Parents
  • Afrocentricity Books
  • Families Talk About Series
  • The Gateway to Academic Success
Community Event - Can We All Get Along?

  • Is It Possible for All of Us To Get Along?
Parenting for Education - Part One

  • Research-Based Guidelines: How Parents Can Maximize Children's Cognitive Abilities
  • The School Success from the Start Seminar and the Kindergarten Survival Handbook
National Effective Parenting Initiative

  • Presidential Involvement
  • How You Can Become Involved
Preschool Expulsions and Parent Education

  • Study Shows Expulsions Highest in Preschools
  • Bringing Parenting Education Into Preschools
  • The Confident Parenting: Survival Skills Training Program for Parents
  • The Effective Black Parenting Program
  • The Los Ninos Bien Educados Parenting Program
Preparing Tomorrow's Parents

  • The Next Generation of Effective Parents
  • The Parents Under Construction Program
  • Preparing Tomorrow's Parents Campaign
Helping Parents of Defiant Children and Teens

  • Understanding the Defiant Child
  • Managing the Defiant Child
  • Defiant Children's Clinician's Manual
  • Spanish Assessment Materials
  • Defiant Teen's Clinician's Manual
  • Your Defiant Child
  • About Dr. Barkley
The Handbook of Parenting

  • The Handbook of Parenting
  • Reviews of the Handbook
  • Content of Each of the Volumes
  • CD-ROM of the Five Volumes
Parenting Children with Special Needs

  • Importance of Early Identification
  • What is a Special Need?
  • Videos for Parents and Professionals
  • Books for Parents of Children with Special Needs
  • Different Types of Special Needs
Parenting Teenagers

  • Books and Videos on Raising Teenagers
  • Studies Confirm That Teenagers Still Want and Appreciate Effective Parenting
  • Programs That Help Parents of Teenagers To Be Effective
  • A Program for Teenage Parents and Their Families
January 2005

  • Yelling, Threatening, Putting Down: What To Do Instead
  • Child Welfare League of America Selects CICC Trio of Parenting Programs as Evidence-Based National Models
  • 2004: A Year of Extraordinary Accomplishments and New Initiatives
December 2004

  • Shaking, Hitting, Spanking: What To Do Instead
  • Partners Sign Up For National Campaign
  • CICC Receives Grant from Verizon to Support School Readiness Parenting Seminars
November 2004

  • The Happiest Baby on the Block
  • CICC Launches National Partnership Campaign to Find and Help Young Children with Special Needs
  • Dr. Alvy to Speak at National Association for the Education of Young Children's Conference
  • Urban Education Partnership Workshops
October 2004

  • The Power of Positive Parenting
  • CICC's Discovery Tool and Referral System Helps Identify Special Needs in Young Children
  • Dr. Alvy to Speak in Washington, D.C.
September 2004

  • About Dr. Alvy and CICC
  • School Success from the Start Seminar
  • Confident Parenting: Survival Skill Training
  • Effective Black Parenting Program
  • Los Ninos Bien Educados Program

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