Parent Project

Program Overview

A comprehensive course that meets weekly for 12 weeks. Each meeting includes practical, no-nonsense action plans, tools, resources, activities and opportunities to share and receive support. 

The American Bar Association’s Center on Children and the Law, named the Parent Project the largest court mandated juvenile diversion program in the country. With a focus on improving both school attendance and performance, CDAB has become a favorite of middle and high school educators as well.

the Parent project

Program Goals:

  • Reduce Family Conflict
  • Reduce Juvenile Crime
  • Reduce Recidivism
  • Improve School Attendance and Performance

Who teaches the program?

  • Law Enforcement
  • Schools
  • Juvenile Courts and Probation
  • Churches
  • Community Organizations
  • Over 8,000 trained facilitators across 40 states

Critical Issues Addressed:

  • Arguing and Family Conflict
  • Poor School Performance
  • Truancy and Dropouts
  • Media Influences
  • Early Teen Sexuality
  • Teen Drug Use
  • Youth Gangs
  • Teen Violence and Bullying
  • Runaways