Socialization Group

Parenting with Common Sense: Spanish Group (Care Plus NJ)

Parenting with Common Sense: Spanish Group (Care Plus NJ)

The CarePlus parenting education group features the evidence-based Common Sense Parenting® model. Through an interactive, skill-based approach, parents learn practical and effective parenting methods to address issues of communication, discipline, decision-making, relationships, self-control, and school success.

Program Goals:

  • Build strong, healthy family relationships.
  • Teach parents the skills they need to increase positive and age-appropriate behaviors, and successfully decrease problematic behaviors.
  • Help parents set consistent, reasonable expectations based on their child's age, development, and skill level.

Specialized Services:

  • The 8-week program incorporates 2-hour weekly sessions.
  • Parents learn and practice skills through instruction, videotape modeling, role-playing, feedback, and review.

The program teaches parents to:

  • Communicate effectively
  • Avoid power struggles
  • Give positive attention
  • Control emotions
  • Balance discipline with affection
  • Praise a child's good behavior

Event Type
  • Social Justice
Age Groups
  • Adults
Community Services
Employment / Training
Family & Support Services
Health Services
Behavioral / Mental Health
Payment Options
  • Medicaid
  • System of Care (CSOCI Medicaid / FlexFunds)
Language Spoken
  • Spanish

Last Updated: 05/16/24