THE STRENGTHENING FAMILIES PROGRAM:
The Strengthening Families Program is for Parents and Children Ages 6-11 (SFP) is an evidence-based practice that uses a parent, youth, and multi-family group format to prevent teen problem behaviors and substance abuse, strengthen parenting skills, and build family strengths. SFP is a free 14-session program, with two and a half-hour (2-1/2) sessions held weekly in the evenings.
Parent Skills Training Group: Parents learn to build and increase positive time with children, manage stress, give clear directions, develop behavior change, hold family meetings, and use effective discipline.
Children’s Social Skills Training Group: Children learn communication skills, peer resistance, recognizing feelings, consequences of substance abuse and other risky behavior, anger management, problem solving and dealing with criticism.
Family Skills Training Group: Parents and children practice together new skills learned in their separate groups such as parent/child bonding, communication, family organization, family management and problem solving.
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If you think that you and your child can profit from this program, please contact Ms. Blanca Cervantes at (760) 398-8800 to be assessed and scheduled or you can fill out this form and someone will be in touch with you shortly.