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What is Triple P?
Triple P, the Positive Parenting Program, is an internationally recognized evidenced based program that gives parents and caregivers the skills they need to build strong family relationships, manage misbehavior, and prevent problems from happening in the first place. Click here to learn how you can get involved.
How can I become a Triple P Practitioner?
Greenville First Steps, the Children’s Trust of SC, and the Duke Endowment, want to embed Triple P resources within our schools, neighborhoods, churches, and community organizations. Practitioners are trained FREE OF CHARGE in the Triple P Framework, and then, in turn, deliver these trainings to parents and family members they are engaged with. Click here to request more information on how you can become a Triple P practitioner.
Tell us about a parenting class you are hosting!

Are you hosting a parenting class for caregivers in Greenville County? We want to know about it. We will publish the class on our calendar and include it in upcoming parent newsletters. For Triple P classes, fill out this online form with all the details. If it is another parenting class, fill out this online form

Interested in starting a Family Home Childcare Center? Start Here.

Greenville First Steps understands there are individuals who are interested in watching children in their home during the COVID-19 crisis. We know this can be a daunting process so we created this video series to help people better understand how to start a family home childcare center in South Carolina. 

Video #1: How to start a Family Home Childcare Center:

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Session 2: Family Home Childcare Center - Budgeting

We know, one of the most difficult things about getting into any small business is really understanding what your income is, what your expenses are, and how you're going to balance those two things out. This video will help you plan your finances and includes some recommendations on income and some expenses that you might anticipate.

Budgeting Worksheet Template - editable Microsoft Word document

Budgeting worksheet Template - PDF document

Powerpoint from video for reference

Session 3: Family Home Childcare Center - Inside the Home

This module on opening a Family Home Childcare Center will highlight 10 things that family home providers should have, and what parents should look for when deciding to leave their child in your care.

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Session 4: Family Home Childcare Center - Outside the Home

In this session, we will review what interested providers should do to make the outside of their home a good, safe space for a family childcare center.

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List of upcoming training opportunities

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