Engaging Youth • Strengthening Familes • Building Communities!

Parent Support Group

THURSDAYS 5:00 – 6:00 PM

This group provides parents, regardless of their situation, with education and support through group discussions and facilitated forums, including:

  • Adolescent substance abuse
  • Developmental stages of adolescents
  • Mental health issues
  • Ways to communicate more effectively with your teen

The Parent Support Group is a safe place for any parent to talk about their struggles with their teen, get validation, and learn what they can do to have apositive impact in the lives of their teen.

 

TOPICS:

 

  • Teens and drugs and current trends in the community
  • Signs and symptoms of adolescent substance abuse
  • Mental Health symptoms
  • Co-occurring disorders
  • Understanding prevention and treatment
  • Community resources
  • How to collaborate with other people and systems in your teen’s life
  • Behavioral interventions
  • Communication and listening skills
  • Parenting skills
  • Enabling
  • Self-care

 

Facilitator:  Amber Kerby, M.S., LMFT