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Strengthening Families Program 10-14

Strengthening Families Program (SFP) 10—14 is a proven  effective, family inclusive program that promotes positive communication, family bonding and  problem solving skills! Developed by Iowa State University, this program strengthens skills to help yputh succeed during the teen years.  

SFP 10-14 Program Video 

SFP 10-14 Schedule: 

5:30 - 6:00 p.m. Parents and Youth Family Style Dinner (Together)
6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Parent Session & Youth Session (Separate)
7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Parent and Youth Family Skill Building (Together)

Basic Topic (7 Sessions Overview)

Parent Youth Family
  • Using Love and Limits
  • Making House Rules
  • Encouraging Good Behavior
  • Using Consequences
  • Building Bridges
  • Protecting Against Subtance Abuse
  • Using Community Resources
  • Having Goals and Dreams
  • Appreciating Parents
  • Dealing with Stress
  • Following Rules
  • Handling Peer Pressure I
  • Handling Peer Pressure II
  • Reaching Out To Others
  • Supporting Goals and Dreams
  • Appreciating Family Members
  • Using Family Meetings
  • Understanding Family Values
  • Building Family Communication
  • Reaching Our Goals
  • Putting It All Together and Graduation 

If you are interested in attending the program, please contact Diane Catherwood
at or 215-230-8218 ext. 3185

For more information on this program, please visit the developer's website.

This project is made possible
by funding through the
Bucks County Drug & Alcohol Commission, Inc.  




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