Positive Parenting Program Resources
Message from Triple P in Elkhart County: We'll Get Through This Together!
We’re in a complicated and uncertain time, and we understand that right now, more than ever, parents and families need support. Triple P in Elkhart County is working to set up ways to safely deliver the various kinds of Triple P - Positive Parenting Program that would normally happen face-to-face (either individually or in small groups), including support for parents of young children, parents of teens, or parents who have children with developmental disabilities.
Keep scrolling to find out more about what we're doing online and virtually for all parents.
What is Triple P?
Triple P stands for Positive Parenting Program. It’s a system of support for parents that’s been studied for effectiveness all over the world!
In Elkhart County, you can find Triple P support in a wide variety of places, including schools, social service agencies, churches, libraries, and others! Most Triple P support is available for free or for a low cost.
To learn more about how Triple P works for every parent, check out our website: www.TriplePElkhartCounty.org
You can find a variety of parenting tips and strategies courtesy of our own Triple P practitioners on our YouTube channel. Subscribe and click the bell to be notified when new content is uploaded to the channel.
Triple P Online
Try Triple P Online, now with extra tips for parenting during COVID-19. This eight-module program is available for parents of children ages 2-12 in English or in Spanish or parents of teenagers 13-16, in English only.
You may purchase Triple P Online for $79.95 or if you are a caregiver for children in Elkhart County, you may email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for a free code while supplies last.
Upcoming events in English
Upcoming events in Spanish
Triple P 5 Year Report
Celebrating our first five years!
We at Triple P in Elkhart County are proud to share our report about the first five years of Positive Parenting Program here in our community! Read about how and why Triple P works so well for every parent and caregiver of children, including more than 2,000 people right here in Elkhart County.
To download a PDF copy of the full 32-page report, or download the 2-page Impact Highlights document in English or Spanish, go to this Google Drive link.
You can also watch the virtual celebration we held to share about the first five years of Triple P on our YouTube channel:
COVID 19 Resources
Top 10 Tips for Parenting Through Uncertain Times
Triple P International has provided these brief, downloadable sheets with 10 proven strategies for parents to help you feel more secure in your parenting skills during COVID-19 and other stressful times. The sheet is available in English and Spanish. Download them in PDF format at the following links:
Longer, six-page versions of this guide are also available for download in PDF format at the following links:
COVID-19 Parenting Guide - English
COVID-19 Parenting Guide - Spanish
COVID-19 Tips YouTube playlist
Several of our practitioners of Triple P in Elkhart County collaborated to produce a series of brief videos going in-depth with the Parenting Through Uncertain Times Tips described above.
At the playlist, you'll find a video for each tip, plus a compilation video of all 10 tips in one, so you can either browse the subjects to find a tip that you are interested in, or watch all 10 in a row as a parenting support webinar!
Thank you to Emily Herriott, Anna Sawatzky, Trisha Lightfoot, Diana Montiel, Scott Berkey, and Maria Gutierrez for contributing videos!
Parenting Infants and Toddlers
Triple P with Trisha: What to do when baby won't stop crying
Triple P with Trisha: More interaction = more brain cells for baby
Triple P with Trisha: Dealing with separation anxiety
Triple P with Trisha: Teaching your child to share
Triple P with Trisha: Minding your child's manners
Parenting School-age Children
Triple P with Trisha: Helping children cope with fears
Triple P Live: Motivate your kids to better behavior with the START routine
Triple P with Trisha: Keeping the peace on road trips
Triple P with Trisha: How to manage your child's screen time
Triple P with Trisha: Is your child ready for chores?
Triple P with Trisha: Establish logical consequences for skipping chores
Triple P with Trisha: Helping with homework
Triple P Live: Navigating e-learning at home
Triple P with Trisha: What to do when kids are arguing and fighting
Triple P with Trisha: What to do when your child tells lies
Triple P with Trisha: Is your teen ready for a job?
Triple P with Trisha: Can you get your teenager to talk?
Triple P with Trisha: How you talk to teens makes all the difference
Triple P with Trisha: Dealing with teens' emotions
Triple P Live: Help teens cope during quarantine
Triple P with Trisha: Truancy trouble? Help keep your child on track
Triple P with Trisha: Parenting and teen fads
Parenting Children with Developmental Disabilities
Triple P with Trisha: Introducing Stepping Stones Positive Parenting for raising children with developmental disabilities (with Colleen Spano)
Triple P with Trisha: Navigating daily transitions with children with disabilities (with Colleen Spano)
Tips for Parents
Triple P with Trisha: No such thing as a perfect parent
Triple P Live: Learning the Triple P parenting strategy pyramid
Triple P with Trisha: Coping with conflict at home