Triple P resources for elkhart county parents

Sign up now to start Triple P for Baby online when it launches this spring!

Click the link here and sign up to join the waitlist for the new online parent support program just for parents of babies (to age 18 months) and parents-to-be! The program will only be available in English to start, but stay tuned for a Spanish-language version!

Click here to download a PDF flyer with more information and share with your friends, family, coworkers, and anyone you know with a baby (or one on the way)!

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

Upcoming events in English


February

Thursday, February 29

Triple P: Changing Problem Behavior into Positive Behavior

Hosted on Zoom 1:30p-3:00p, Zoom Link

*for parents/caregivers of children with a developmental disability


March

Monday, March 4

Triple P: Encouraging Positive School Behavior

Hosted at Tolson Center, 5:30p-7:00p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old


Wednesday, March 6

Triple P: Helping Children Cope with Frustration

Hosted at Heart City Church, 6:00p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old


Thursday, March 7

Triple P: Coping with Anxiety

Hosted at Concord High School, 6:00p-7:00p, Download Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of teens and pre-teens


Thursday, March 7

Triple P: Supporting School Attendance for Elementary Students

Hosted on Zoom, 6:00p-7:00p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of elementary age students


Thursday, March 7

Triple P: Supporting School Attendance for Teen

Hosted on Zoom, 7:30p-8:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of teens and pre-teens


Thursday, March 14

Triple P: Hassle-Free Shopping

Hosted at First Light Mission, 5:30p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old


Tuesday, March 19

Triple P: Getting Teens Connected

Hosted at Beacon Aquatic Center, 6:00p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for all parents/caregivers of teens and pre-teens


April

Thursday, April 11

Triple P: Raising Confident Competent Children

Hosted at Concord East Side, 6:00p-7:30p, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old


Monday, April 22

Triple P: Expressing Feelings without Aggression

Hosted at Tolson Center, 5:30p-7:00p, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old


May


Monday, May 6

Triple P: Speaking Respectfully

Hosted at Tolson Center, 5:30p-7:00p, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old

Upcoming events in Spanish


March

Thursday, March 7

Triple P: Coping with Anxiety

Hosted at Concord High School, 6:00p-7:00p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of teens and pre-teens


Thursday, March 7

Triple P: Supporting School Attendance for Elementary Students

Hosted on Zoom, 6:00p-7:00p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of elementary age students


Thursday, March 7

Triple P: Supporting School Attendance for Teen

Hosted on Zoom, 7:30p-8:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of teens and pre-teens


Monday, March 18

Triple P: Encouraging Positive School Behavior

Hosted at Tolson Center, 5:30p-7:00p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old


Tuesday, March 19

Triple P: Getting Teens Connected

Hosted at Beacon Aquatic Center, 6:00p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for all parents/caregivers of teens and pre-teens


April

Thursday, April 11

Triple P: Raising Confident Competent Children

Hosted at Concord East Side, 6:00p-7:30p, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old


Monday, April 15

Triple P: Managing Fighting and Aggression

Hosted at Tolson Center, 5:30p-7:00p, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old



May

Monday, May 20

Triple P: Speaking Respectfully

Hosted at Tolson Center, 5:30p-7:00p, Register Online

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 2-12 years old

Contact us:

Email us any time with questions at info@triplepelkhartcounty.org or call our bilingual (English and Spanish) hotline at 574-226-0160.

Facebook

Follow Triple P in Elkhart County on Facebook to get the latest updates including uploaded videos, Facebook Live presentations, and upcoming events in English and Spanish.

YouTube

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

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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

Parenting Teenagers

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

Triple P in Elkhart County is funded in part by a generous grant from Beacon Community Impact. Learn more about Beacon Community Impact at impact.beaconhealthsystem.org