Nurturing Program

A parent education program that strengthens families through better communication and positive discipline

The Nurturing Program is for:

Parents with children ages 6 and up.

Program focus
  • Communicating with children effectively.
  • Disciplining positively by utilizing choices and consequences rather than physical punishment.
  • Managing stress and anger constructively.
  • Understanding child development.
  • Peer-to-peer group support, facilitated by a trained professional, helps to reduce feelings of isolation, build self-esteem and reinforce positive parenting techniques.

Through fun, structured skills-building activities, children will learn about:

  • Building self-esteem.
  • Communicating their needs and feelings.
  • Managing anger.
  • Effective problem-solving.
  • Staying safe in different situations.

Program details

  • Length – Once a week for 12 weeks; each class is 2-1/2 hours.
  • Location – NOTE: Nurturing is currently NOT on the program schedule
  • Day and time – see above
  • Cost – No charge

For more information about the Nurturing program, please contact Laura Goulian, SAFEchild’s intake coordinator, at or 919.232.5664.

Please fill out a program registration form for yourself or someone you are referring to SAFEchild.