Strengthening Families - Skills for Parents and Youth (ages 10-14)
Date: Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017    Time: 6 PM
Posted by: East Valley Community Coalition

This is a FREE  training for parents and their youth ages 10-14 that focuses on family communication and bonding, identifying values, understanding stress, and how to avoid  substance use among youth by promoting health and understanding the risks. 

Strengthening Families
is an evidence-based family skills training program found to significantly improve parenting skills and family relationships, reduce problem behaviors, delinquency and alcohol and drug abuse in children and to improve social competencies and school performance. Child maltreatment also decreases as parents strengthen bonds with their children and learn more effective parenting skills.

Parent/Caregiver Workshops include:
Practicing Love and Limits
Making House Rules
Encouraging Good Behavior
Using Consequences
Building Bridges
Protecting Youth Against Substance Use

Youth Workshops include:
Having Goals and Dreams
Appreciating Parents
Dealing with Stress
Following Rules
Dealing with Peer Pressure
Making & Keeping Good Friends

Classes are held at Trent Elementary School beginning April 12, from 6:00-8:00 pm, and continuing for six weeks through May 17th.  A light meal and childcare is provided. 

Registration Deadline: 
April 11th
For more information,
and to register your family, call
Becky Swan, Prevention Coordinator
(509) 477-4540