Parent University, Part 2

Parent University, Part 1

Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Families (TCIF)

Michael R. Baldassarre, Ed.D.

About the Instructor

Dr. Baldassarre is a lifelong educator with more than twenty years of experience in working with children, young adults, and families.  Working in schools he has held the positions of Special Education Teacher, Principal, Director of Special Education, and Superintendent of Schools.  He is a professionally registered trainer of Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Families and Therapeutic Crisis Intervention for Schools by Cornell University’s Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research.

Dr. Baldassarre holds a Bachelor of Science in Social Development from Buffalo State College; a Master of Education in Foundations of Education from Niagara University; a second Master of Education in Educational Administration from Niagara University; and a Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.  

This 16-hour program is offered in correctional facilities to fathers who will soon be reintegrated with their children and families. 

A Toolkit for Fathers


is more important

than your family!



This 21-hour course is facilitated for parents and other child care givers by a Cornell University professionally registered trainer.

Improving Family Life Through Education, Knowledge, and Understanding