Motivating Growth in Parents Strengthening Family Functioning
Growing Great Families is a curriculum and training program that can be used in conjunction with any parenting and
child development curriculum. Home Visiting programs using these interactive modules tap into parents' motivation to grow
and strengthen their family functioning. A key focus embedded in this curriculum design is supporting parents to improve the
conditions essential for building Protective Factors for their children.
This curriculum operationalizes what it means to interact with families within the Strength –Based and Solution-Focused model. Practitioners learn about the family's core values and how to use them in partnering with families to address concerns while maintaining their focus on responsive, empathic parenting.
The 3-day GGFamilies Seminar provides experienced home visitors and their supervisors opportunities for building advanced skills. Participants will learn how to more effectively refocus families on nurturing parenting practices, even when they are constantly confronted with challenging situations in their lives.
Training Participants will expand their competencies in the following 8 areas: