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Family Preservation
Incredible Years

Serving New Hanover and Pender Counties.

The Incredible Years Parenting Program is a research-based program that encourages healthy development in children ages 6-12 by strengthening parenting skills and developing positive methods for managing children’s challenging behaviors.

Parents learn how to:

  • Play with their children
  • Offer praise and rewards
  • Create household rules and set limits
  • Use positive discipline methods
  • Partner with teachers so that they can promote children’s academic, social, and emotional skills

Program Goals:

  • Promote social, emotional, and academic skill in children
  • Promote parental skill and strengthen families
  • Promote a stronger connection between school and home
  • Prevent and reduce behavioral problems in children

Need to know:

  • FREE Childcare
  • FREE Family Dinner every week
  • Incredible Years is for parents with children ages 6-12
  • Parents and/or caregivers attend weekly group sessions for 16 weeks
  • Money and prize incentives for participating in and completing the program