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The Art of Positive Parenting (TAPP)


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The Art of Positive Parenting program (TAPP) focuses on helping parents create a healthy, mutually respectful family environment. Founded in 1978, TAPP has helped tens of thousands of parents learn how to use positive communication skills with their children, resulting in a strong foundation for building children’s self esteem and parent-child relationships that grow stronger through the years. Children with high self esteem do better in all facets of life. Families who practice positive communication skills find greater enjoyment and more successful ways of navigating the difficult times. It’s never too late to learn more about The Art of Positive Parenting.


Course Offerings

Traditional TAPP and Parents Who Parent Separately Classes
Three and six week TAPP classes and Parents Who Parent Separately classes (for divorced parents) are offered year around at convenient locations in the central Ohio area. Click here for the current schedule and to register. If you need additional help or information, please call 614.224.0222, ext. 103. 

Putting the Children First
For parents who have filed for divorce, dissolution or legal separation and are required to take a parenting class or seminar. Click here for additional information.

TAPP: Father Factor
Children are more successful when their fathers are involved. Learn how you can connect with your children and help them reach their full potential. Assistance with child support and parenting time is available through this eight-week program, which also provides a connection to community resources for fathers. Click here to view the current course schedule and to register. For more information, please contact Glenn Harris at 614.224.0222, ext. 137 or glennharris@actionforchildren.org

TAPP: Mothers Matter
Mothers have a very special role to play in the lives of their children. Learn the art of communicating in new ways that will help you better connect with your children and lead to a productive and positive relationship. Click here to view the current course schedule and to register. For more information, please contact Jessica Woodruff at 614.224.0222, ext. 164 or email jwoodruff@actionforchildren.org

TAPP Available in Chicago, New Jersey, and New York!

Chicago: Beth Miller is a TAPP-Approved instructor with a Master's degree in counseling, and is a PCI Certified Parent Coach.  Click here for more information.

Northern NJ/NYC Metro Area (Essex, Morris, Union, and Bergen counties): Mary Funari is a TAPP-Approved Instructor as well as a PCI Certified Parent Coach.  Click here for more information.

 

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