- These FREE training sessions are sponsored by the Hudson County Department of Health and Human...
The Strengthening Families Program is an evidence-based prevention program for parents and children in higher risk families. SFP consists of parenting skills, children's life skills, and family skills training courses taught together in 2-hours group sessions preceded by a meal that includes informal family practice time and group leader coaching. SFP is available in a 7-week and 14-week format (one session per week) for parents with children ages 3-5, 6-11 and 12-16.
The parenting sessions review appropriate developmental expectations and encourages:
The childrens skills training content focuses on:
The family practice sessions allow the parents and children time to practice what they learned in their individual sessions in experiential exercises. This is also a time for the four group leaders to coach and encourage family members for improvements in parent/child interactions.
To learn more about the program visit www.strengtheningfamiliesprogram.org.
For more information about bringing this program to your community contact Maria Rivera at 201-653-6776 Ext. 15 or M.Rivera@partners-in-prevention.com.
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