CICC's Los Ninos Bien Educados (LNBE)

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Scientific Rating:
Not able to be Rated
See scale of 1-5
Child Welfare System Relevance Level:
See descriptions of 3 levels

About This Program

The information in this program outline is provided by the program representative and edited by the CEBC staff. CICC's Los Ninos Bien Educados (LNBE) has been reviewed by the CEBC in the area of: Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (Secondary) Programs, but lacks the necessary research evidence to be given a Scientific Rating.

Target Population: For parents of Latino descent who are raising children in the United States, both Spanish and English speakers

For parents/caregivers of children ages: 2 – 12

Brief Description

The Center for the Improvement of Child Caring’s (CICC) LNBE program is a parenting skill-building program created specifically for parents of Latino American children. It is designed as a 12-session program to be used with small groups of parents, and as a one-day seminar for large numbers of parents.

Program Goals:

The goals of CICC's Los Ninos Bien Educados are:

  • Prevent and treat child abuse
  • Promote pride in cultural heritage regarding child rearing
  • Recognize and better manage cultural and generational contributors to parent-child conflicts
  • Prevent and treat child behavior disorders
  • Reduce parental stress
  • Reduce parental contributors to child substance abuse
  • Improve child school performance
  • Cope better with the effects of racism and prejudice
  • Teach tolerance
  • Strengthen family cohesion

Contact Information

Name: Kerby Alvy, PhD
Agency/Affiliation: Center for the Improvement of Child Caring
Phone: (818) 358-4858

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: February 2015

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: October 2017

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: January 2008