Necco helps build safe homes

Foster a child, Foster a life.

Parent Education Services seeks to develop, support and empower the family unit by teaching problem-solving skills, assisting parents in becoming advocates for themselves and their children, and coordinating available community resources. Services combine skill-based intervention using nationally recognized and culturally sensitive curriculum. The curriculum assist in teaching the family how to live together safely while addressing their immediate needs as parents. The predominant program goal is that families learn the cycle of violence and abuse and learn ways to prevent abuse and neglect of children.

Parent Education Services include 12 weeks of closed small group sessions for parents including topics such as parenting skills, strategies, discipline and effective listening techniques.

The overall indicator of a successful intervention is that the reduction of abuse or neglect, which is based on the family's strengths and enhanced capacity to provide for their children's needs without assistance, as well as the level of education they received on the subject matter. Parent Education focuses on empowering a family to provide better care for its members. Parent Education classes offer educational advocacy services for families and children during interventions, if necessary.

HOW CAN WE SUPPORT YOU?

Necco meets clients where they are in life to deliver increased well-being for each family member, offering a range of services aimed at family preservation, preventing certain offenses, managing addiction and more.

Services include:

  • Anger Management
  • Violence Prevention
  • Community Service
  • Electronic Monitoring
  • Parenting
  • PRI (Prime for Life)
  • Theft Prevention

HOW IT WORKS:

Available in select Kentucky locations, Parent Education Services seek to develop, support, and empower the family unit by teaching problem-solving skills, assisting parents in becoming advocates for themselves and their children, and coordinating available community resources. Services combine skill-based intervention using nationally recognized and culturally sensitive curriculum. The curriculum will assist in teaching the family how to live together safely while addressing their immediate needs a parents. It is a program goal that families will learn the cycle of violence and abuse and will learn ways to prevent abuse and neglect of children.

Parent Education Services include 12 weeks of closed small group sessions for parents including but not limited to topics such as parenting skills, strategies, discipline and effective listening.

The overall indicator to a successful intervention is that the risk of abuse or neglect is reduced. This is based on the family's strengths and enhanced capacity to provide for their children's needs without assistance. This is also based on the level of education that they received on the subject matter. The nature of Parent Education is focused on empowering a family to provide better care for its members. Parent Education classes provide educational advocacy services for families and children during interventions if necessary.

THE NECCO EXPERIENCE

Necco provides foster care to children birth to 21 and operates programs in Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. We have worked with thousands of kids from all walks of life. We believe that the right foster parents can make all the difference in the world to a child who has been removed from his or her biological home. Through our caring and experienced staff and unmatched support services, we are in this together, every step of the way.

PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY

Parent Education referrals can come from DCBS, the court, community partners and self-referral. The family does not need to have an open child protective services case to receive services. Parent Education Services offers on a voluntary basis to referred families. The family must agree to the terms of service EXCEPT in the case of a referral by the Cabinet or Court.

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