Strengthening Families Program (10-14)

The April 2023 cohort of Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth 10-14 has been canceled. Please check back for future cohorts.

During the seven-week program our certified prevention specialists engage children and parents/guardians in fun and thought-provoking activities that strengthen family bonds and focus on youth protective and risk factors.

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What is Strengthening Families Program 10-14?

Strengthening Families 10-14 is a program designed to build family relationships, decrease conflict and teach youth aged 10-14 the skills to resist peer pressure and avoid risky behaviors.

It is delivered in parent, youth, and family sessions using narrated videos portraying typical youth and parent situations with diverse families. The virtual sessions will be held twice a week, with one for adults and another for youth and families.

What will families learn?

This scientifically tested curriculum:

  • helps parents/caregivers learn nurturing skills that support their children,
  • teaches parents/caregivers how to effectively discipline and guide their youth,
  • gives youth a healthy future orientation and an increased appreciation of their parents/caregivers, and
  • teaches youth skills for dealing with stress and peer pressure.

 

 

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