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Strengthening Families Program Ages 10-14
Get ready for middle school with the Strengthening Families Program, from Penn State Extension. This FREE seven-week series for parents/caregivers and youth is held one evening per week and includes dinner and activities for the entire family. The program is being offered soon in the Jeannette, Monessen, and Greensburg-Salem school districts.

Youth learn and practice:
  • Empathy for parents/caregivers
  • Respectful communication
  • How to set goals for the future
  • How to manage stress and increased responsibility
  • Problem-solving skills

Parents/Caregivers learn how to:
  • Understand and prepare for the normal changes of adolescence
  • Support youth's goals and dreams for the future
  • Guide good behavior
  • Protect against substance use

SFP 10-14 also includes:
  • Dinner for the entire family.
  • Child care for younger siblings in the family.
  • Games, Prizes and Fun Activities!

Brochure and Registration forms:
  • Monessen school district

Questions? Contact Anne Lail, Penn State Extension by phone (724) 837-1402 or email.
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