Strengthening Families – Training in Toronto!

The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and Parent Action on Drugs (PAD) will be hosting a one day combination training  on Strengthening Families for the Future and Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth. This event is for agencies and organizations who are planning to deliver either program and would like their staff trained as facilitators.

Strengthening Families for the Future is a 14 week health promotion program for parents and/or caregivers and their children age 7-11. Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth is 9 weeks long and is for families with children age 12 -16. Both programs have demonstrated many positive impacts on family functioning, including a reduction in parent/child conflict and improvements in the areas of communication, problem solving and anger management.

The training will take place on Monday, August 11 and be held at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, 33 Russell Street (near College and Spadina), in room 4100.  The training is free of charge and includes morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch. This is an all-day event with registration beginning at 9:00 a.m. Please plan to arrive on time.

To register for the training , please go to the following link:  if you experience problems in accessing the link, please contact Barbara Steep at  or 416 535-8501 ext.  34553 to register directly.


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