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Family and Child Development

Strong, stable, and resilient families are crucial to the health and well-being of individuals, communities, and society. Children and adults with stable and satisfying family relationships experience greater emotional stability and health than do individuals who live with constant family tension and negative interactions.

 

Strengthening Families 7-17

an evidenced-based family skills training program found to significantly improve parenting skills and family relationships, reduce problem behaviors, delinquency and alcohol and drug abuse in children while improving social competencies and school performance. 
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Suddenly In Charge  

Do you have a tween or teen that has become Suddenly in Charge of others through babysitting? Go to this website for information, activites, snacks and much more! Contact Anne for more information.

Programs Offered that can be offered on request

Safe Dates - A researched based curriculum focused on teenagers. The curriculum goes over health and unhealthy relationships talking about physical and emotional abuse, red flags, how to get help, how to help a friend, managing conflict and anger, good communication skills and how to protect yourself from sexual abuse. Teens explore what they think is acceptable in a dating relationship and what their own opinions are when it comes to dating. By having teens go through this curriculum, it helps prepare them for dating and situations they might encounter in their future. For more information or to book these lessons contact Anne at 316-284-6930. (worksheets for Facebook Video)

Family Board Game Night - Get together and play board games! Playing board games helps youth and adults communicate with each other, build connection and better overall health. Contact Anne to get a Board Game night hosted at your local event! 

Kid Connections - This afterschool program will help youth, specifically middle school age youth, with soft skills. Soft skills for example are relationship building, learning about how to communicate effectively and cope with emotions. 

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Child Development 

Parenting 

Relationships