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Strengthening Families Program

for Parents and Youth 10-14 Years

Available and upcoming programs!

Spanish language:
Kulshan Middle School:
Wednesdays, March 11 – May 6, 2020
6-8:30pm
1250 Kenoyer Drive, Bellingham, WA  98229
Register through Kulshan Middle School office.

English & Spanish language
Ferndale Area:
Tuesdays, March 17 – May 5, 2020
5:30-8pm
Register through Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ferndale-strengthening-families-program-for-families-with-youth-10-14-tickets-93594625043
or Horizon counseling office
2671 Thornton Rd Ferndale, WA 98248

English language:
Mount Baker Junior High:
Thursdays, April 16 – May 28, 2020
5:30-8pm
Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mount-baker-strengthening-families-program-for-families-with-youth-10-14-tickets-95913284215
5100 Mitchell Road, Deming, WA 98244


Full capacity and current programs!

English language:
Kulshan Middle School:
Tuesdays, February 11 – March 24, 2020
   (full capacity / registration closed)
5:30-8pm
1250 Kenoyer Drive, Bellingham, WA  98229

Spanish language:
Lynden Middle School:
Thursdays, February 6 – March 26, 2020
   (in progress/ registration closed)
6-8:30pm
8750 Line Road, Lynden, WA  98264
Register through Lynden Middle School office.

Spanish language:
Shuksan Middle School:
Wednesdays, January 8 – February 26, 2020
   (in progress/ registration closed)
6-8:30pm
2717 Alderwood Avenue, Bellingham, WA  98225

English language:
Blaine Middle School:
Thursdays, January 16 – February 27, 2020
   (in progress/ registration closed)
5:30-8pm
975 H Street, Blaine, WA  98230

 


Get a notification if a program is beginning in your area.

We are organizing the sessions for 2020. Some programs will be English and some in Spanish.

The programs (in English) will be available in Bellingham and Kulshan in Bellingham, Lynden, Ferndale, Blaine, Deming, and Meridian.

Also planning programs offered in Spanish for Bellingham, Lynden, and Nooksack.

Please indicate your interest:

Program Interest Form

Program contact: Kate Foster, kate.foster@wsu.edu

Strengthening Families Program Brochure

Strengthening Families Program Brochure:

English Version (pdf)Spanish Version (pdf)

The Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 Years (SFP) is a nationally recognized curriculum that provides parent, youth and family education. The model is designed to be delivered in local communities for groups of 7-12 families. Educational programs that bring parents and their children together in learning environments strengthen entire families.

• 7-week program
• Once a week; typically 5:30 pm – 8 pm
• Dinner is provided for the family
• Pre-registration is required.
• Get notified of new programs starting

Whatcom County families have been participating in the program since 2002. Current programs are being offered in both English and Spanish.

For detailed information on the program, please go to our statewide SFP website: http://sfp.wsu.edu

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“A Parent’s Perspective”

(Running time 3:34)

 

“Group Leaders”

(Running time 25:54)

 

“Parents, Group Leaders and more”

(Running time 5:10)


The following videos were recorded in Spanish, captioned in English.

“Parent Participants”

(Running time 5:02) (Recorded in Spanish, captioned in English)

 

“Ana, a Parent Participant”

(Running time 4:18) (Recorded in Spanish, captioned in English)

 

“Ignacio, a Parent Participant”

(Running time 2:31) (Recorded in Spanish, captioned in English)

 


 

 

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