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Parents Matter


The Consortium for Child Welfare proudly offers the Parents Matter! training program.  Parents Matter! is an evidence-based, parent focused intervention designed to promote positive parenting and effective parent-child communication skills.

If your organization is interested in this innovative and interactive training, please contact our office at 202-547-1589.

Barriers to communication

  • Parents are uninformed about how to discuss sexual issues
  • Parents are uncomfortable or embarrassed to talk with their teens about sex
  • Parents lack the confidence and skills to discuss sexual matters

Parenting Skills

  • Parental Monitoring
  • Positive Reinforcement
  • General Communication