Parenting education provides parents additional knowledge and skills to improve their parenting skills. Parents learn how to establish and maintain a close, nurturing, emotional bond with their children and to foster healthy cognitive, physical and social/emotional development in their children, teaching the information and skills that children need to thrive. Parenting education empowers parents' confidence and competence.
Parenting education is taught in many different settings: in-person classes and workshops, online, individual counseling sessions, facilitated groups, home visits, or books/blogs/newsletters/magazines/websites written by qualified professionals.
Parenting education may be provided by any of the following professional fields:
. . . and other family service and mental health providers.