The Nurturing Parenting Program for parents of infants, toddlers, preschoolers, grade school aged children and adolescents. Each of these developmentally sequenced classes are offered three to four times each year and include a group for parents as well as a group for children.
Respite Child Care provides parents the opportunity for a stress break thus addressing one of the single biggest risk factors for child abuse and neglect while at the same time providing a fun, developmentally appropriate environment for children.
The Parent Aide Home Visiting Model provides families with a staff or volunteer mentor who works weekly with them in their homes on a variety of goals designed to insure that children are safe and parents have the tools they need to best nurture their children.
The Second Step Violence Prevention Program helps children learn skills in the area of empathy, problem solving, impulse control and anger management. The Center has provided training to teachers and others in this curriculum since 1989.
The Montana Women’s Prison Parenting Program provides parenting classes, support groups, community resource information and identification, mother-child visits and a monthly Kid’s Day event for mothers incarcerated in the Montana Women’s Prison in Billings.
At the Family Tree Center, we understand that new parents face many challenges, especially if they have fewer support systems in place. Community Caring is a volunteer based program that provides new parents with a source of support and encouragement in many different ways.