A self-paced online video course that teaches parents the skills they need to meet the risks of substance abuse. Parent CRAFT is based on the proven CRAFT method.
For parents who…
Know their child is
My child acts like he wants to stop and she tries for a little while but then goes back to drinking.
Want help getting their
child to accept treatment
He’s angry and he won’t admit it. How do I confront him about his drug use without pushing him away?
Parental myths of teen drug and alcohol use
“It’s not at the point where I need to do anything”
“All kids experiment, they’re in no more danger than I was at their age”
“I can’t change his behavior”
Truth: Parents can help their kid avoid problems with drug use.
Parent CRAFT can help.
Decrease your child’s drug/alcohol use
CRAFT is clinically proven to reduce your loved ones alcohol and drug use whether they’re receiving professional treatment or not
Get your child into treatment
CRAFT has a 71% success rate at getting adolescents to accept professional help
De-stress and improve your home life
100% of family members and loved ones reported significant reductions in anger, anxiety, depression, and negative physical symptoms using the CRAFT method
What am I going to get from this course?
Empowers parents with effective communication You’ll learn how to communicate so your child will respond in a positive manner
Create a roadmap of use Map of your child’s substance abuse allowing you to first understand and then change the patterns
Positive reinforcement Break the cycle of use by using positive reinforcement to reward your child’s sobriety
Natural consequences Teaches you how to use natural consequences to safely withdraw your attention when your child is using
Accept treatment Helps you find the right treatment program and get your child to accept help
Personalized care Personalize the lessons and create an individualized solution for your child
Parent CRAFT gave me back my relationship with my daughter that I thought I had lost forever.
Parent CRAFT for Maryland
To ensure widespread usage and to keep this service free and accessible to all, we request some basic information about our users. Please tell us a little bit about the young person you are concerned about.
This project is made freely available to parents in Maryland by the National Center for School Mental Health at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, with funding from the Maryland Behavioral Health Administration and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.