ICARE is a strengths-based child development & school readiness program. We offer parenting classes and child sexual abuse prevention workshops using evidence based curriculum to families in Kootenai County.

“Change the course of your parenting today, and change the course of your family history for generations to come.”

Nurturing Fathers parenting class is an evidence-based program specifically for dads. It explores the roots of fathering; fathering sons vs. daughters; balancing work and fathering; managing anger; resolving conflict; communication/problem solving; parenting as a team sport; etc.

The Circle of Security Parenting is an innovative intervention program designed to improve the developmental pathway of children and their parents. Attachment theory, through the Circle of Security Parenting, offers clear, individualized pathways for providing a secure relationship between parent and child.

Stewards of Children is a prevention training program that teaches adults how to prevent recognize and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. The program is designed for organizations that serve youth and for individuals concerned about the safety of children. It is the only nationally distributed evidence based program proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child protective behaviors.

Nurturing Skills for Families parenting class is an evidence-based curriculum that helps parents acquire specific knowledge and skills to improve their overall parenting techniques.  This program helps build strong families by educating parents about what to expect from children at different ages and developmental stages, and builds parental self-confidence through focusing on the strengths of the parent.  It also offers alternatives to hitting and yelling and much more.

For class times, costs, and more information visit http://www.icareforchildren.org/parenting-classes/