The Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Children 10-14 is a FREE program for parents and youth ages 10-14 that helps build skills around communication, peer-pressure resistance, and goal setting. Families meet once per week for seven weeks to participate in a variety of family activities that focus on improving family interactions.
Evaluation data shows the following for families who completed the program:
The upcoming workshop series will begin on Tuesday, February 26 from 5:30-8:00pm at St. Stephen Lutheran Church in Urbandale. A meal and childcare will be provided.
- Youth had significantly lower rates of alcohol, tobacco and marijuana use
- Youth had fewer conduct problems in school
- Parents learned to set appropriate limits and follow through on consequences.
For questions and registration, please call or text Cassie at 515-414-9865 or register online at https://tinyurl.com/urbandaleSFP
To learn more abou the program, visit this website: https://www.extension.iastate.edu/sfp10-14/