Being a Parent Can Be Learned


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A study in developmental psychology published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies documents that being a parent can be learned.

A How-to Parenting program is designed to help parents know how to react to the feelings and plight of their children. In the process of the study, the researchers have found that certain skills were developed, such as empathy and decrease in parental behaviors aimed at shaming children.


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Federal Programs Related to - Family-Based Services

Programs that provide a social services designed to support healthy family development; improve the family's ability to resolve problems; and prevent unnecessary placement of children in alternative environments when family problems reach crisis proportions. Family Strengthening Programs

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Programs that focus on the social sciences, psychology, and biomedical sciences to study complex problems of human individual and social growth and behavior.



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