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.

Click to watch a video of parent testimonials.


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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When parents don’t have a compass, kids are at risk of getting lost

  Why permissive parenting? It’s understandable for parents who were raised by strict, overly controlling, authoritarian parents, to want to be more relaxed about parenting their own children. Some may decide on a less structured, more casual approach to parenting, where discipline and the laying down of rules and imposition of consequences are not high… Read more »