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Dec/Jan 2007Vol. 7, No. 9Effective Parenting

The Center for the Improvement of Child Caring (CICC) is a private, nonprofit education organization that provides training for parent instructors in effective parenting skills. CICC offers programs in Confident Parenting, Effective Black Parenting, Los Ninos Bien Educados (for Hispanic parents), and Steps to Independence (for parents of children with special needs).

Until recently, CICC conducted parenting instructor workshops in different cities nationwide. The emphasis now is on collaborative workshops where local agencies, schools, or government departments partner with CICC in arranging instructor workshops in their area. Information is available on the CICC website: