Strengthening Parenting and Enhancing Child Resilience (3 CE)
Course Level: Intermediate
Course Developed By: Alden Hori, PhD
Dr. Hori earned a PhD in psychology from the University of California at Riverside. He was an Associate-In Professor and Research Assistant at the University of California at Riverside, where he supervised the completion of over 50 research projects in psychology. He is credited with three publications in peer-reviewed journals.
Content By: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Course Description: The course describes the public health context for the promotion of mental health and the prevention of mental disorders in children. It then focuses on opportunities for implementing evidence-based programs to reach families in need and summarizes the evidence base that shows that the programs do indeed strengthen the caretaking skills of parents and other caregivers and enhance child resilience. Next, it presents current knowledge about the economics of these programs, suggests how to reach families with interventions, and concludes with recommendations for further dissemination of these programs.
- Define the public health context of children’s mental health programs
- Evaluate the effectiveness of parenting and child resilience programs
- Assess the implications of the costs and benefits of prevention
- Identify the best opportunities for implementing evidence-based practices to reach parents and other caregivers in need
This self paced course consists of:
- Course Exam: Multiple choice online exam
- Course Certificate: Printable online certificate immediately available after successful completion
*This course is also part of Certified Child Development Intervention Specialist (CCDIS) certification program.
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete a multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete a course evaluation.