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PARENT-CHILD SERVICES

Our youth-centered services focus on educating and enhancing each child, ensuring they are ready to succeed in school and life.

PARENTS AS TEACHERS

Attentive and nuturing caregivers are essential to healthy brain development in children.

Program Emphasis

Certified Specialists help parents and caregivers develop critical skills starting from the prenatal stage and continuing through kindergarten.

● Parent-Child Interaction
● Early Learning
● School Readiness
● Overall Family Well-being

OUTCOMES

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INCREDIBLE YEARS

Parents and caregivers need support to help children handle strong emotions, especially negative ones like anger and frustration.

Program Emphasis

Certified Specialists help parents and caregivers of children ages 3-12 handle typical child behavior concerns. Specialized curriculum also addresses specific needs related to autism and hyperactivity. Meals, transportation, and childcare are provided to participants.

● Emotional/Social Competence
● Problem Solving
● Confidence
● Learning Skills
● Preventing, Reducing, and Treating Aggression

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PLAY & LEARN GROUP

To naturally develop key motor skills, socialization, confidence, and imagination, children need to play with other children.

Program Emphasis

Funded entirely by local donations, this program is open to all families in Lackawanna County.

● Experiential Learning
● Literacy
● Child Development
● Parenting Skills

OUTCOMES

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SAFE CARE AUGMENTED

SafeCare® is a research-based parenting program for families with children 0 to 5. SafeCare Augmented  includes motivational interviewing and domestic violence training.

Program Emphasis

SafeCare Augmented addresses three key risk factors for child abuse and neglect: the parent-child relationship, home safety, and child health.

The Incredible Years program addresses typical child behavior concerns as well as specialized needs.
The Incredible Years program addresses typical child behavior concerns as well as specialized needs.
Outreach’s Toddler Play & Learn Group offers fun learning activities for parents and children to engage in together.
Outreach’s Toddler Play & Learn Group offers fun learning activities for parents and children to engage in together.
A mother and her child share quality time during our Parents as Teachers program.
A mother and her child share quality time during our Parents as Teachers program.