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Strengthening Families Program - for Parents and Children

The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is a nationally and internationally recognized parenting and family strengthening program 
for families facing challenges and those simply seeking to improve skills and communication!  SFP is an evidence-based family skills training program found to significantly reduce problem behaviors, and to improve social competencies and school performance.

SFP is a 14 week skills-development model providing a one hour session for parents, a concurrent one hour session for children/ youth, followed by a one hour session for families together where a meal is shared. Sessions involve an active curriculum of skill-building designed specifically to increase protective factors, such as parent-child communication and empathy, consistent parent monitoring and positive discipline and strategies to improve family organization and cohesion.

Free Dinner * Free Childcare * Prizes *Wednesday September 12th thru December 12, 2018Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia12829 Jefferson Avenue Suite 101Newport News, VA5:30 -7:30 PM Pre-registration for classes is required. Please call Milcah Wade at (757) 456-2366

Category: Parenting children w/ disabilities, Parenting Teens, Parenting School Age, Parenting Early Childhood, General parent education

Audience:
General family -- all ages of children/adults
Families with young children
Families with older children

Admission: Free

Additional Info:
Pre-registration required
Child care
Free meal
Certificate awarded - A certificate will be granted upon succesful completion of the program.

Event Time:
Sep 12, 20185:30 PM-7:30 PM
Dec 12, 20185:30 PM-7:30 PM

Event Location:
Catholic Charities - Peninsula location (handicap accessible)
12829 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 101
Newport News VA, 23608
757-533-5217

Host Organization:
Catholic Charities of Eastern Virginia (non-profit)

Southside and Peninsula Locations VA,
757-533-5217

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