Paso del Norte Children’s Development Center

Paso del Norte Children’s Development Center is proud to deliver effective evidence-based services as a community partner of El Paso HOPES.

The Incredible Years parent training classes focuses on strengthening parenting competencies and fostering parents’ involvement with their children. The program is designed to work with parents of children 0-5 years old in a series of developmentally appropriate classes. The strategies of Incredible Years series are proven help children to:

  • strengthen children’s social & play skills
  • boost academic success
  • reading and school readiness
  • reduce defiance & aggressive behavior
  • decrease children’s negative cognitive attributions

The Incredible Years also builds a support system for parents to confidently use the effective following practices:

  • How to play with your children
  • How to effectively use praise, positive attention, and encouragement
  • How to use reward & set limits
  • How to effectively use the ignore method
  • Using time-outs to calm down
  • Using natural and logical consequences
  • Teaching children how to problem solve
  • Teaching friendship skills and how to cope with peer problems
  • Coping with common behavior problems

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