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Single-Parenting Experience




12 Weeks


About the Course

Ready to Improve Personally to Encourage Nurturing (RIPEN) is an alternative program to support single parents facing challenges that may put their children at risk. This 12-week Parenting Experience Training Program aims to enhance and transform the lives of vulnerable individuals seeking a better quality of life. We teach, train, and empower single parents to step into a responsible, stable life pursuing their passions.

Our Motto: Help the Parent, Help the Child

We offer evidence-based parenting services focused on self-improvement, encouraging participants to create a life they are passionate about living. RIPEN considers the whole person—emotionally, socially, and spiritually. Our values-based, family-oriented program promotes well-balanced, healthy parents who become valuable contributors to their homes and communities.

Your Instructor

Stephanie Chandler, DMin.

Dr. Stephanie Chandler serves as the CEO and Founder of New Life Community Outreach Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to positively influence the lives of vulnerable individuals through a comprehensive approach to addressing socio-economic challenges nurturing their personal growth and spiritual health. Stephanie is exceptionally dedicated to supporting young single parents experiencing crises.
A native of Washington, DC, Stephanie is a passionate advocate for creating better communities, fostering meaningful relationships, and enhancing overall well-being. She earned her Doctor of Ministry in Chaplaincy Studies from Capital Seminary and Graduate School. Her extensive field education includes clinical chaplaincy, pastoral care, hospice care, counseling, and mentoring.
Stephanie’s mission is to teach, train, and empower others towards complete restoration and an improved quality of life. With a heart full of compassion for those in crisis, she supports their transformation through soul-healing, mind-inspiration, and life-guidance. Her strength and faith are grounded in Deuteronomy 30:19: “Now choose life, so that you and your children may live,” a scripture that encapsulates her core message and favorite quote: “Choose life today!”

Stephanie Chandler, DMin.
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