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Teenagers need family love and support at a time when lots of other things in their lives are changing.
Many people think that families become less important to children as they move into the teenage years. But research shows that adolescents need family support as much as they did when they were younger. The Strengthening Families Program helps families learn together how to communicate, respect each other, and appreciate the value of spending time together.
The program has been proven to:
The Strengthening Families Program is a 7-week evidence-based program for youth ages 10-14 and their families. It is designed so that parents and youth attend separate classes for the first hour and then work together in family group in the second hour. The program is facilitated by specifically trained Certified Prevention Specialists and Associate Prevention Specialists and includes:
Oftentimes there are barriers that keep families from being able to participate in the Strengthening Families Program. With this in mind, we provide other assistance.
What is the cost to participate in the program?
There are no costs associated with any Santa Fe Youth Services program.
Who can attend the Strengthening Families Program?
Youth ages 10 – 14 and a parent or caregiver. To register for services call our office at 817-492-4673.
Where is the program held?
Santa Fe Youth Services offers the program at various locations throughout the community.
How often does the group meet?
Groups meet from 5:30 to 8:00 weekly for 7 weeks