Positive Indian Parenting

Positive Indian Parenting

Positive Indian Parenting is an eight week course focusing on traditional and culturally specific parenting practices and values. We will explore attitudes in a variety of traditional child-rearing ways and apply them to values and challenges of modern parenting skills.

Positive Indian Parenting was developed by the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) and is recognized by the Oregon Department of Human Services for foster parent certification training requirements.

Positive Indian Parenting class topics include:

Session 1: Welcome and Orientation/Traditional Parenting
Session 2: Lessons of the Storyteller
Session 3: Lessons of the Cradleboard
Session 4: Harmony in Child Rearing
Session 5: Traditional Behavior Management
Session 6: Lessons of Mother Nature
Session 7: Praise in Traditional Parenting
Session 8: Choices in Parenting/Graduation