Resource Parent Program

3-5-7 Model® Resource Parent Program

Darla L. Henry & Associates supports parenting approaches that view the role of resource parents to 1) create a safe environment, 2) respond to expressions of grief, and 3) focus on relationship building.  The 3-5-7 Model® Resource Parent Curriculum equips professionals with the tools to provide ongoing training and coaching of parents and families.

Parents can learn about the concepts and practices of the 3-5-7 Model® through a one-day (six hour) training program.  Training topics for resource parents during the six-hour program include:

  • 3-5-7 Model® Purpose
  • 5 Conceptual Questions
  • 3 Tasks
  • Outcomes
  • Creating a Safe Environment
  • Building Relationships
  • Responding to Expressions

This program will equip the professional with the tools to provide ongoing training/ coaching of parents and families using the 3-5-7 Model© Resource Parent Curriculum.   Cost for the curriculum includes six (6) coaching meetings.

  • A one-day training frames the practice of the 3-5-7 Model® through the experiences of parents.   Content is supportive of the parent role in recognizing behaviors from the perspective of hurt and pain that result from separations and losses.  Parental responses are practical and doable towards a relationship building focus.
  • Coaching is provided to agency personnel on a follow up monthly schedule as they work directly with parents on applications of the model.