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Strengthening Families for the Future
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Mon Jan 28 to Mon May 5, 2008 (This event is over)
Ottawa, ON, K1N 1C7
Event DescriptionStrenghtening Families for the Future (S.F.F.F.) is a proven prevention program for addressing substance use problems by reducing risk factors and enhancing protective factors within the family. The S.F.F.F. was designed for use with families who have children between seven and 11 years, where a parent has experienced substance use problems. The program can also be used with any family. The major objectives of the S.F.F.F. program are to: -improve family relations by; imrpoving family communication and by improving family orgtanization and planning - increase parenting skills by: increasing positive attention and praise, increasing parents' empathy for the child, increasing effective discipline skills - increase children's life skills by: increasing communication, problem solving and peer resistance skills, improving recognition of feelings, reducing use of alcohol and other drugs, and intentions to use. This is a 14 week program offered every week for a duration of 3 hours/week. Meals and child-care are provided.
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