Triple P resources for elkhart county 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.
Watch this brief video to learn more about Triple P in Elkhart County, Ind.:
Message from Triple P in Elkhart County: We're here for all parents!
We at Triple P understand that all parents and families need support at times. Triple P in Elkhart County is set up with a variety of programs to provide the right level of support for you, whether you are a parent or caregiver of young children, teens, or children with developmental disabilities; whether you have serious support needs or you just want a little help with one child-raising issue.
Keep scrolling to find out more about what we're doing for all parents.
Upcoming events in English
Upcoming events in Spanish
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.
Monthly email newsletter
Click here to sign up to receive our monthly Triple P parent email newsletter. You'll receive the most updated information about upcoming Triple P events and programs across Elkhart County, as well as stories and updates about Triple P partners and families having success with Positive Parenting!
Read past editions of the newsletter:
October 2023: Bullying Awareness Month
September 2023: Hispanic Heritage Month
August 2023: Back to school
July 2023: Summer fun for the family
June 2023: Triple P summer schedule
May 2023: Mental Health Awareness Month
April 2023: Triple P growing like spring flowers
March 2023: Triple P spring schedule
2015-2019: 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 thousands of 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:
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: Is your child ready for chores?
Triple P with Trisha: Establish logical consequences for skipping chores
Triple P with Trisha: How to manage your child's screen time
Triple P Live: Keeping kids safe online with Officer Kris Hershberger
Triple P with Trisha: Helping with homework
Triple P with Trisha: What to do when your child tells lies
Triple P with Trisha: What to do when kids are arguing and fighting
Tiny Taste of Triple P: Help your child stop throwing tantrums
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
Triple P Live: Managing risky behavior
Triple P Live: Talking to your kids about vaping and smoking
Triple P Live: Encouraging teens to think about their future careers with Breanna Allen of HEA
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
Triple P Live: Holding successful family meetings
Triple P Live: Finding work-life-family balance with Trisha Lightfoot