Benefits of the YCDI
Positive Parents


  1. Parent calmness and feeling in control in stressful situations
  2. Ways for parents to connect, communicate, motivate and manage
  3. Raising children with positive attitudes and high levels of resilience, confidence, persistence, organisation and ability to get along
  4. Top achieving children with highest levels of well-being

You Can Do It!

Positive Parents Program

Hear what parents have to say about the positive ways in which YCDI Parents has increased their effectiveness and benefitted their children and young people.

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The YCDI Positive Parents Program consists of three parts:



Short, informative programs on positive and effective parenting.

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Insight Articles

Articles that present information on important parenting topics.

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Child and Adolescent


Motivational, confidence and resilience building programs.

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“I have just found some time to log into the YCDI Parent Website and WOW! It is such a clear, well set out and engaging website. This is such a fantastic tool and I hope parents at our school really give this tool a go...”

Gemma Phillips

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Latest Blog

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What’s the secret for teaching children to behave? The power of positive reinforcement

    How positive reinforcement works Positive reinforcement is based on a simple scientific fact: Behaviour that is reinforced tends to be repeated, while behaviour that is not reinforced tends to fall away. Positive reinforcement is one of those practical parenting strategies that makes complete sense. For one thing, positive reinforcement works to modify behaviour…. Read more »