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Strengthening Families

March 14, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:15 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 2, 2023

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Hello 4-H Families,

I am pleased to offer a wonderful 7 week program for our community and our 4-H families, beginning March 14th. SFP 10-14 is an international substance prevention parenting model for caregivers and their youth who are 10-14. This program was voted the #1 evidence-based prevention model in the world by the World Health Organization.

Some details about Strengthening Families Program, 10-14:

  • For Parents and Youth 10-14
  • A parent, youth, and family skills-building
  • curriculum designed to:– Strengthen parenting skills– Build family strengths– Prevent teen substance abuse and other behavior problems


Topics of Parent Sessions Topics of Youth Sessions
• Love and limits• Supporting youth’s dreams and goals• Need for house rules and using “I” statements• Point charts to encourage good behavior• Building a positive relationship• Making consequences fit the behavior• Listening to youth• Meeting basic needs – belonging, enjoyment, power,independence• Protecting against ATOD in youth• Monitoring youth – Who, What, When, Where• Getting help and finding resources • Round of compliments• Goals and dreams – Treasure Map• What’s easy and hard about being a youth/parent• Why parents are stressed• Understanding stress• Rules and consequences for breaking rules• How drugs and alcohol can get you in trouble• Peer pressure resistance skills– Ask questions, name the problem, tell what could happen,suggest another route, start on your way, tell them to join you,saying your friend’s name and “listen to me,” stay cool and calm• Good and bad qualities of friends• Peer panel

Please considering making this investment in your family. Feel free to call me with any questions. The flyer has more details of location and time.

Warmest Regards,


Jennifer Fees

Jennifer Fees, MEd

WSU Youth and Families

4-H Nutrition and Healthy Living Educator

Strengthening Families 10-14 Facilitator

WSU Consumer Food Safety Advisor


March 14, 2023
5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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Jennifer Fees


CVSD Student & Family Engagement Center
612 S McDonald Rd
Spokane Valley, WA 99216 United States
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