Professionals can earn up to 30.5 continuing education hours through participation and successful completion of the weeklong facilitator training program, depending on the state and accrediting body.
We partner with other family-focused nonprofits to enhance the way they work with families and guide them to use Parenting Journey’s strengths-based approach. Our trainings give human service professionals the opportunity to enhance their skills, knowledge, and perspective through proven, strength-based, trauma-informed, and two-generational approaches to parenting groups.
(LICSW, LCSW, LSW, & LSWA)
|Parenting Journey I||27.5||pending||25||30.5|
|Parenting Journey II||22||pending||25||–|
|Parenting Journey for Fathers||–||–||25||–|
|Parenting in America||22||pending||25||–|
The above listed Parenting Journey programs in Massachusetts have been approved for 25 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work. Please see our current training offerings for current authorization numbers.
- Parenting Journey I trainings in Massachusetts have been approved for Category I MaMHCA hours for relicensure, in accordance with 262 CMR.
- The Family Center, Inc. d/b/a Parenting Journey is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. #SW-0223.
Our evidence-based curriculum builds competencies in parents that are aligned with the Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework. Guided peer support groups provide the space for parents and caregivers to identify their inner strengths and nurture resilient families.
It is proven that parents and children thrive when provided the tools and resources they need to adapt to stress, decrease anxiety and foster healthy interactions and social connectedness with others. Our research shows that parents who participate in Parenting Journey improve in several key areas that are known to promote family wellbeing.
Attend an upcoming training to learn how you can enhance your services for parents with our proven curricula and earn continuing education credits toward your relicensure (licensure is not required to attend trainings).
On-site, private trainings are available to partner agencies. Please email Joanne Bell to learn more about group rates and scheduling.