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The Parent Project®: Changing Destructive Adolescent Behavior

  • Boggs Center 2420 Breslauer Way Redding, CA, 96001 United States (map)


The Parent Project® is the only program in the country developed specifically for use in juvenile courts and probation. The program offers concrete, no-nonsense answers to even the MOST difficult parent questions and high-risk adolescent behaviors.

  • “My son is in a gang. What can I do?”
  • “What do you do when your child hits you?”
  • “My child ran away. What should I do?”
  • “What should I do when my child screams and curses at me?”
  • “My child refuses to go to school. What can I do?”
  • “My daughter is prostituting herself to pay for her drugs. How do I get my daughter back?”

Every major component of the Parent Project®is considered BEST PRACTICES. Changing Destructive Adolescent Behavior employs:

Parent’s Guide to Changing Destructive Adolescent Behavior (CDAB) is the only parent training program that addresses the MOST destructive of adolescent behaviors. Now in its eleventh edition, CDAB has become the program of choice for parents raising difficult or out-of-control teens. The American Bar Association’s Center on Children and the Law, named the Parent Project the largest court mandated juvenile diversion program in the country. With a focus on improving both school attendance and performance, CDAB has become a favorite of middle and high school educators as well.

Program Goals:

  • Reduce Family Conflict
  • Reduce Juvenile Crime
  • Reduce Recidivism
  • Improve School Attendance and Performance

Critical Issues Addressed:

  • Arguing and Family Conflict
  • Poor School Performance
  • Truancy and Dropouts
  • Media Influences
  • Early Teen Sexuality
  • Teen Drug Use
  • Youth Gangs
  • Teen Violence and Bullying
  • Runaways

Earlier Event: April 2
Resource Parent Support Group
Later Event: April 11
Mandated Reporter Training