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Nurturing Parenting Program Facilitator Training March 19-21

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Prevent Child Abuse Virginia

8100 Three Chopt Rd.

Suite 212

Henrico, VA 23229

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3 Day Training

March 19-21

At Prevent Child Abuse Virginia (New Office)

8100 Three Chopt Rd. Suite 212

Henrico VA 23229

Monday& Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Learn how to implement competency based Nurturing Parenting Programs® to meet the specific parenting needs of families.

Sponsored byPrevent Child Abuse Virginia


Carol Dolber McMurray, MSW, ACSW

Nationally Recognized NPP Trainer/Consultant

Cost: $300.00

Fee includes training materials, lunch on Monday and Wednesday, and break snacks.

Approved for 1.9 CEUs, 19 contact hours by Virginia Commonwealth University

Deadline for registration is March 7, 2017

***To accomodate questions space is limited to the first 14 paid registrants***

Reservations are not guaranteed until payment is received by credit card or check.

See registration instructions below.

The Nurturing Parenting Programs®

The Nurturing Parenting Programs® are proven, evidenced based, family focused programs, recognized for their effectiveness in preventing and treating child abuse and neglect. Dept. of Social Services, Day Care Facilities, Prevention Programs of Community Services’ Boards, women centers, parenting centers, and many other organizations committed to helping families and children, have utilized NPP as a primary parenting program to promote healthy family life and break the cycle of child maltreatment.

There are more than 20 Nurturing Parenting Programs®, each addressing the specific needs of different populations:

w Prenatal Program

w Parents and Their Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers

w Parents and Their School-Age children 5-11

  • Parents and Adolescent

w Crianza con Cariño

w It’s All About Being a Teen – Comprehensive Curricula for Schools & Residential Centers

w Teen Parents and Their Families

w African-American Supplemental Lessons

w ABC’s of Parenting

w Families in Substance Abuse Treatment and Recovery

w Nurturing Skills for Families , also Nurturing Skills for Teen Parents

w Community Based Education in Nurturing Parenting

For a full listing of different programs, go to

In the 3 day training, participants will learn:

w The philosophy, values, goals, structure, and validation of the Nurturing Parenting Programs®.

w The 5 Parenting Constructs of abuse/neglect and how NPP works on: Re-Parenting in knowledge/beliefs and skills, the impact of maltreatment on brain development, how to assess high risk parenting beliefs, how to gather process evaluation data as well as pre-post program evaluation data.

w How to create competency based parenting lessons and programs to meet individual parenting needs of families; How To Implement group and home based Nurturing Parenting Programs® at the different prevention levels, including hands-on practice activities in the children’s and parents’ programs of NPP, use of program materials/ videos, assessment tools, family home practice assignments, icebreakers, family time. This training works to simulate the format of what takes place in a Nurturing Parenting Program® class.

w How to administer and score online versions of the Adult-Adolescent Parenting Inventory (AAPI-2) and Nurturing Skills Competency Scale (NSCS) and how to best select the Nurturing Parenting Program® model for your organization.

During this training, different Nurturing Parenting Program® Curricula will be available for review. The Nurturing God’s Way Parenting Program for Christian Families®, the Nurturing Program for Parents & Their Children with Special Needs and Health Challenges, and Nurturing Father’s Program require separate specialized training. Please go to the website for information on these 3 different trainings.

The review & purchase of the different N.P.P. Curricula is ordered on the website through Family Development Resources, Inc. Some agencies wait to order until after the 3 day training to determine fit.

Questions about the training content?

ContactNPP trainer, Carol Dolber McMurray, MSW, ACSW at 804-673-7060.

About the Sponsoring Agency:

Prevent Child Abuse Virginia (PCAV), is a statewide, private, nonprofit organization, and the Virginia Chapter of Prevent Child Abuse America. PCAV leads a coalition of community partners across the Commonwealth. The agency is committed to preventing child abuse and neglect through actions taken as leaders, advocates, educators and collaborators. PCAV works with local, regional and statewide human services agencies, civic and religious organizations, businesses, health care providers and concerned citizens. PCAV believes that child abuse and neglect can be prevented by engaging individuals, families and organizations around common prevention goals.

About the Trainer:

Carol Dolber McMurray, MSW, ACSW, is a Nationally Recognized Trainer/ Consultant with the Nurturing Parenting Programs ®. She is an active member & Coordinator of the Virginia Nurturing Network. She has worked with and on behalf of children and families for thirty years, particularly in the area of foster family care and adoption. Carol hasconducted Nurturing Parenting Program ® Trainings for twenty years, provided workshops on Nurturing Parenting,the Community Based NPP, facilitated Nurturing Skills groups with adolescents, utilized Nurturing Parenting in In-Home Services and Foster/Resource/Adoption training, and helped organizations in the implementation of different Nurturing Parenting Programs® to meet their community needs.

Carol serves as a Trainer/ Adoption and Life Book Consultant with Child & Family Development and Consultation Services ( of Richmond, Virginia. In her work to promote a nurturing family life and assist children and all their families affected by child maltreatment, she also provides workshops and seminars on Conflict Resolution Techniques, Communication and Problem-Solving, Pre-Service and In-service Trainings with Foster/Resource/Adoptive Families, and Facilitation/ Group and Family Dynamics.

Cancellation Deadline: March 7, 2017

Reservation is not guaranteed until payment is received by credit card or check.

Please do not contact the PCAV office to ask us to reserve a slot without payment.

Payment by credit card strongly preferred.

If you want to pay by check,

send an email to Sarah Westphal ( and

Include your name, phone number and email address;
the contact information for the finance person at your agency;
and the names of the training participants.

You will receive an invoice by email.

Please read Prevent Child Abuse Virginia’s training registration and cancellation policy

on the EventBrite registration page.

To accommodate questions, learning objectives, experiences in facilitation,

and other curriculum activities, training is limited to the first 14 paid registrants.

Lunch provided on Monday and Wednesday; lunch on your own on Tuesday.

For questions on registrations or payment method,

contact Sarah at



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8100 Three Chopt Rd.

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Henrico, VA 23229

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