Programs

Strengthening Families

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Strengthening FamiliesStrengthening Families is an educational program utilizing the award- winning Strengthening Families curriculum that has been recognized by the World Health Organization as a model parenting program. Families will learn how to improve communication skills, develop effective conflict resolution techniques and learn to identify and express feelings. Each week features a complimentary, catered family dinner, incentives and gifts for participants.

Program Schedule:
5:30-6:00 p.m. Dinner will be served
6:00-7:00 p.m. Families break into separate groups: Child ages (6-11) (12-14) or (15-17) & Parent Group
7:00-7:30 p.m. Families unite to practice the skills learned

Gifts and prizes will be awarded to families
with regular attendance.

Strengthening Families

Program Components

  • 14 weekly sessions
  • Parent Skills Training
  • Youth Skills Training
  • Family Training — where parents and youth participate together
  • Family Dinner
  • Incentives
  • Certificates of Completion
  • Special Gifts
  • Graduation Reception

Your family will learn:

  • Communication
  • Active Listening
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Making
  • Anger Management
  • Coping Skills
  • Limit Setting
  • Family Meetings
  • Goal Setting

For more information or to register a family,
please contact Jennifer Marziale:

732-942-5753 or jmarziale@barnabashealth.org

Funding in Monmouth County is provided by the Monmouth County Board of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services and in Ocean County by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

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