Parenting Wisely, Young Child Edition

Parenting Wisely: An Online Program For Successfully Raising Children.



Parenting Wisely, Young Child Editon is being provided at no cost from Elevate East County Coalition in partnership with Washington State Health Care Authority and Capital Region ESD 113. You have up to 6 months after signing up to complete the course.

Parenting is hard, but Parenting Wisely can help. This highly interactive course is designed by family and social scientists to equip parents like you with the tools necessary to engage your children in difficult family scenarios. Learn constructive skills proven to lessen drug and alcohol abuse in youth, school and homework problems, delinquency and other problem behaviors, family conflict, and more.


What’s included in the Parenting Wisely program?

Video Scenarios: Watch common parenting scenarios and then see different responses for how to handle them.

Review Questions: After each video scenario, you review the responses and understand why different situations happen and how to deal with them in real time.

Interactive Quizzes: At the end of each chapter, you’ll have the opportunity to test your understanding by taking a quiz. Quizzes help prepare you to handle these situations in the future.

Parent Forum: Find support from other parents and trained professionals in the PWO Forum. See what works for others in your situation or get help from a therapist.

Skills Practice: After you’ve finished the course, you can spend time in the Skills Practice section. An excellent way to practice what you have learned.

What’s covered in the Parenting Wisely program?

  • Interrupting on the Telephone
  • Refusing to go to Bed
  • Acting Up in Public
  • Homework & Bad Grades
  • Conflict with Other Children
  • Getting Ready for School
  • Sibling Conflict

Why Choose Parenting Wisely

The goal is to give parents the skills they need to improve their family relationships. Their evidence-based course is guaranteed to reduce teen alcohol and drug use, reduce aggressive behavior, and improve family communication.