Strengthening Families Program


Strengthening Families Program: Youth Ages 12+ and Parents/Caregivers

  • Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, February 26, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday, March 4, 2020, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

This version of the Strengthening Families Program is designed for youth 12+ and their parents/caregivers. Dinner is provided at each workshop, and each family will win a family fun gift basket. Bus passes are available, if needed.

The Strengthening Families Program is a fun, interactive series of workshops that allow parents/caregivers to spend special time with their youth and help him/her be successful during the teen years. During each session, parents/caregivers and their youth will learn ways to build on existing strengths, improve communications skills, and have fun together as a family.

Topics to expect:

  • Understand teenage development, common teen challenges, and how to best help teens navigate their world,
  • Improve family communication with new skills and strategies,
  • Manage the challenges and stresses of peer pressure,
  • Become familiar with common causes of teen stress, and how to help your teen choose strategies to reduce stress; and,
  • Keep family love alive, give compliments, and have FUN! together as a family.

Details and Registration Form


Parsons Child and Family Center
Neil Hellman School
60 Academy Road
Albany, NY 12208

Last updated January 14, 2020