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Parenting Community Education Program

High quality and up-to-date parenting information is available to families interested in learning more about nurturing behaviors. The parenting community education program teaches families how these behaviors can work within their unique family environments.

This course is taught by a trained instructor certified in two curricula: Nurturing Parenting Education and Positive Indian Parenting. Both curricula are used together with open discussion and videos to provide the best learning environment possible.

Attendance is required at all sessions. Child care is not provided.


Apr 4, 2023 - Jun 1, 2023

multi-day event

Apr 5, 2023 - May 31, 2023

multi-day event

Jul 11, 2023 - Sep 7, 2023

multi-day event

You Provide

  • Nothing is required


  • Open enrollment

Other Information

Nurturing Parenting Education
Nurturing Parenting Education is an internationally-recognized program to empower parents and enhance self-worth, empathy and discipline.

  • Primary curriculum
  • Evidence-based
  • Consists of 40 hours of class time over eight weeks
  • Pre- and post-assessments are given

Positive Parenting
Positive Parenting draws on the strength of historic First American childrearing patterns and blends traditional parenting values with modern skills. This curricula teaches the values of storytelling, cradleboards, harmony, lessons of nature, behavior management and the use of praise.

  • Secondary curriculum
  • Practice-based
  • Developed by National Indian Child Welfare Association

The Chickasaw Nation Himonaꞌ Program offers abstinence education training for youth and their family members. Learn more here.

Service Area

Chickasaw Nation Residents

This service is available inside the Chickasaw Nation's boundaries

Contact Information

(580) 310-7900

(580) 272-5554



Family Preservation Services
720 Colony Drive
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 310-7900

Family Support
810 Colony Drive
Ada, Oklahoma 74820

(580) 272-5550