You Can Do It!

Positive Parents Program

Annual Membership to the YCDI Positive Parents Program includes access to all the resources on this website.

Parents can view or listen to the E-learning programs and read the downloadable articles. Your children can listen or view the online audio and video programs available.

Please note that resources are not available for individual purchase.
The resources available on this website will be added to on an on-going basis.

Short, informative programs on positive and effective parenting.
Click on any of the programs below to read a short description.

Stress relief for parents

Powerful technique for managing stress used by thousands.

The authoritative parent

The importance of being firm, yet kind.

Teaching toddlers positive behaviour

The power of positive reinforcement.

Strengths of highly effective parents

1 hr presentation plus guide.

To spank or not to spank

Lessons children learn.

Homework: What to know and do

Helping parents to motivate their child to do homework.

Family meeting: The keys to having a great school year

The keys to children having a great school year.

Flourishing Tree

Fun and empowering actions to help children thrive.

YCDI Parent Survey

Discover your strengths and areas for improvement.

The power of parent self-talk

Learn how to use it effectively.

“I accept myself no matter what”

The important message that protects children.

Teaching children self-discipline

Building children's frustration tolerance.

Downloadable articles that present information on important parenting topics.

  • What does it mean to be a parent?
  • Development of social and emotional strengths
  • Five keys that unlock children’s potential
  • Responsive parenting
  • Steps to parents managing stress
  • Flourishing Menu: Daily actions
  • Babies and crying
  • Become a happy, flourishing parent
  • The two-way conversation: How to talk and listen
  • Temperament and childhood behaviour
  • Parenting strengths that make a difference
  • Namby-pamby kids, highly-anxious parents
  • From nurturance to setting limits
  • Children’s positive habits of mind
  • Effective parenting in a digital world
  • Childhood social and emotional development

Motivational, confidence and resilience building programs children and adolescents can listen to or view on a mobile phone, tablet or computer.

The YCDI Video Series

The Power to Cope

4-part animation plus parent guide