Partnering with Teen Parents

A two-day training for all professionals who work with adolescent parents offers constructive insights into teen parents, their children, and the issues they all face. The revised curriculum, Partnering With Teen Parents, is included with this training. 

Consider using this curriculum if you are a:

  • Parents as Teachers parent educator
  • School counselor
  • Family and consumer science professional
  • Nurse
  • Professional working in a teen-focused program 

About the curriculum

The curriculum format includes more than 1,100 pages of resources, parent handouts and activity pages specifically geared for teen parents.

Topics focus on:

  • Adolescent development of life skills as they approach adulthood
  • Parallel development needs of teens and their infants/young children
  • Important role of the father, whether he is in a relationship with the child’s mother

 

About the Spanish translation

Trabajo en colaboración con padres adolescents is designed for professionals working with Spanish-speaking teen parents. The Spanish translation includes more than 500 pages of parent-facing materials. This product is intended to be used with the English Partnering With Teen Parents curriculum.

 


About the training

The two-day training for all professionals who work with adolescent parents offers constructive insights into teen parents, their children, and the issues they all face.

NOTE: The training includes the curriculum, which results in cost savings.

The training covers:

  • Developmental characteristics unique to teens, including adolescent brain development
  • The parallel developmental needs of adolescents and young children
  • Child development, parent-child interaction, family well-being
  • Practical parenting principles that contribute to healthy lifestyles for teen parents and their children
  • Techniques to enhance teen parent confidence and competence, and strategies to help the transition into adulthood
  • Strategies to address special family dynamics and multigenerational issues
  • Strategies to facilitate father involvement
  • Ideas for organizing and conducting effective group connections or personal visits

Training offers 13 professional development hours and/or 1.3 CEU credits, and is approved for continuing education credits for the Certified Family Life Educator program through the National Council on Family Relations.

 


Alignment with professional standards

School Counselors

See how this curriculum aligns with the American School Counselor Association Student Standards for Personal/Social Development with the Parents as Teachers Partnering With Teen Parents Curriculum (download PDF).

This alignment was created using the Personal/Social Development Academic Domain of ASCA’s Student Standards. A variety of supportive components in PAT’s Partnering With Teen Parents curriculum are listed under the applicable standard within that ASCA domain. The components include activity pages, group connections, parent handouts and professional resources.

Family and Consumer Sciences Professionals

See how this curriculum aligns with the National Association of State Administrators of Family and Consumer Sciences National Standards for Family and Consumer Sciences Education for Parenting with the Parents as Teachers Partnering With Teen Parents Curriculum  (download PDF).

This alignment was created using Parenting Area of Study in NASAFACS’s National Standards. A variety of supportive components in PAT’s Partnering With Teen Parents curriculum are listed under the applicable standard within that area of study. The components include activity pages, group connections, parent handouts and professional resources.


Testimonials

MORE INFORMATION:

Angelique Bey, Customer Experience Specialist
(314) 432-4330  x1256
Angelique.Bey@ParentsAsTeachers.org


If you don’t see a training near you and are interested in learning how to bring a training to your city, contact Marilyn Kugman at Marilyn.Kugman@parentsasteachers.org.


Partnering with Teen Parents Curriculum:
Fillable Forms

Activity Page Template

Activity Page Template

Goal Tracking Sheet

Goal Tracking Sheet

Personal Visit Planning Guide

Personal Visit Planning Guide

Group Connection Planner and Record

Group Connection Planner and Record

Group Connection Feedback Form

Group Connection Feedback Form

Parenting Agreement

Parenting Agreement

Parent Satisfaction Survey    

Parent Satisfaction Survey

 

 

Staff Questionnaire

Staff Questionnaire

Taking Action for a Child Parent Handout

Taking Action for a Child Parent Handout


PARENT HANDOUT