Parenting Methods and Classes

40 Developmental Assets: The Search Institute’s framework of Developmental Assets is a widely used approach to positive youth development. Adults learn to foster experience and qualities that help influence choices young people make and helps youth become caring, responsible adults. 800-888-7828

Love and Logic Institute: Love And Logic provides east-to-use techniques to help parents have more fun and less stress while raising responsible kids of all ages. Helps parents understand their parenting styles and what works effectively with their kids. Website includes articles section: in Spanish also. 800-338-4065

Nurturing Parenting: The Nurturing Parenting Programs of the Family Developmental Resources, Inc. promote nonviolent parenting practices. Website offers resources for parents and anyone 800-688-5822

The Post Institute: Love-based family-centered approach for helping children with challenging behaviors. The Post Institute specializes in working with adults, children, and families who struggle with issues related to early life trauma and the impact of trauma on the development of the mind-body system. Great resource website. 866-848-POST (7678)

Parent Cafes: Butte and Shasta County. Parent Cafes are opportunities for parents to share information and ideas in meaningful guided discussions with the goal of strengthening families. Parents make new friends, share their hopes and dreams for their families, and learn about resources, all ultimately building a stronger community. Cafes typically meet monthly, with a mean and childcare provided. For information:

  • Butte County: 530-899-4941.
  • Shasta County: 530-241-5816 x 208

Parenting NOW!: Siskyou County. Class series helps parents build positive and healthy relationships with their children ages birth-8. Parents create a community network as they explore foundational concepts of parenting and develop a personal parenting philosophy. Offered in Siskiyou County through family resource centers.

Positive Parenting Program (Triple P): Shasta County: One of the world’s most effective parenting programs, Triple P offers parents helpful information for working with common parenting issues such as tantrums, disobedience, and bedtime drama. Find tips and look for classes happening in Shasta County online here: 855-275-8109

Parenting Support Helpline: National Parent Helpline offers emotional support for parents in English and Spanish. Call Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm. 1-855-4A-PARENT (855-427-2736)