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.

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.

Triple P Online

Try Triple P Online, now with extra tips for parenting related to 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 info@triplepelkhartcounty.org for a free code while supplies last.

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Upcoming events

Upcoming events in English

October

Thursday, October 6

Triple P Workshop: Coping with Anxiety

Hosted by Trisha Lightfoot at Concord High School, 6:00p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents of teens and pre-teens


Monday, October 10

Triple P Workshop: Coping with Stress

Hosted by Yessenia Cisneros at Goshen Public Library,, 6:00p-7:00p, Download PDF Flyer, Register online

*for all parents/caregivers with children and teens of all ages


Monday, October 24

Triple P Discussion Group: Dealing with Disobedience

Hosted by Donna Pangburn at Goshen Public Library, 5:30p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*For parents of children ages 2-12


November

Thursday, November 3

Triple P Workshop: Setting Healthy Screen Time Guidelines for Children

Hosted at Concord Intermediate School, 6:00p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register online

*for parents of children ages 2-12


Monday, November 7

Discussion Group: Hassle-Free Shopping

Hosted at Orchard View Elementary School: 5:30p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*For parents of children ages 2-12


Monday, November 14

Triple P Workshop: Setting Healthy Screen Time Guidelines for Teens

Hosted by Anna Sawatzky at Goshen Intermediate School, 5:30p-7:00p., Download PDF Flyer, Register online,

*for parents of teens


Monday, November 14

Triple P Workshop: Coping with Teens Emotions

Hosted at Orchard View Elementary School, 5:30p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*For parents of teens and pre-teens


December

Monday, December 5

Triple P Workshop: Managing Fighting and Aggression (Sibling Conflict)

Hosted at Orchard View Elementary School, 5:30p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*For parents of children ages 2-12


Monday, December 5

Triple P Workshop: Setting Healthy Screen Time Guidelines for Children

Hosted by Anna Sawatzky at Chamberlain Elementary School, 6:00p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register online,

*for parents of children ages 2-12

Upcoming events in Spanish

October

Tuesday, October 4

Start of Triple P Group

Hosted by CAPS, 5:30p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer

To Register, Call 574-295-2277 Ext. 252

*for parents/caregivers of children ages 0-12


Thursday, October 6

Triple P Workshop: Coping with Anxiety (interpreted in Spanish)

Hosted by Trisha Lightfoot at Concord High School, 6:00p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*for parents of teens and pre-teens


Monday, October 10

Triple P Workshop: Coping with Stress

Hosted by Evelyn Bermudez at Goshen Public Library, 6:00p-7:00p, Download PDF Flyer, Register online

*for all parents/caregivers with children and teens of all ages


Monday, October 24

Triple P Workshop: Dealing with Disobedience

Hosted by Evelyn Bermudez at Goshen Public Library, 6:00p-7:00p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*For parents of children ages 2-12


November

Thursday, November 3

Triple P Workshop: Setting Healthy Screen Time Guidelines for Children (interpreted in Spanish)

Hosted at Concord Intermediate School, 6:00p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register online

*for parents of children ages 2-12


Monday, November 7

Triple P Workshop: Hassle-Free Shopping

Hosted at Orchard View Elementary School: 5:30p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*For parents of children ages 2-12


Monday, November 14

Triple P Workshop: Setting Healthy Screen Time Guidelines for Teens

Hosted by Evelyn Bermudez at Goshen Intermediate School 5:30p-7:00p., Download PDF Flyer, Register online

*for parents of teens


Monday, November 14

Triple P Workshop: Coping with Teens Emotions

Hosted at Orchard View Elementary School, 5:30p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*For parents with children of all ages


December

Monday, December 5

Triple P Workshop: Managing Fighting and Aggression (Sibling Conflict)

Hosted at Orchard View Elementary School, 5:30p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register Online

*For parents of children ages 2-12


Monday, December 5

Triple P Workshop: Setting Healthy Screen Time Guidelines for Children

Hosted by Vilma Padilla at Chamberlain Elementary School, 6:00p-7:30p, Download PDF Flyer, Register online

*for parents of children ages 2-12

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:


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: What to do when your child tells lies

Triple P with Trisha: What to do when kids are arguing and fighting

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