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Strengthening Families Program

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 565 Nugentown Road Little Egg Harbor NJ 08087  See map

Beginning Wednesday, February 22, Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention will host Strengthening Families, a free 14-week education program for parents, grandparents, guardians and their 7th and 8th graders. The weekly sessions will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Pinelands Regional Junior High School in Little Egg Harbor, NJ. A complimentary dinner will be served. Registration is required.

The Strengthening Families education program will teach participants how to improve communication skills, develop effective conflict resolution techniques, set goals and establish family meetings. The program has been recognized by the World Health Organization as a model parenting program. Gifts will be awarded to families with regular attendance. Upon completion of the program, a graduation ceremony will be held where all participants receive a certificate.

Strengthening Families is funded by the New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services. For more information, or to register to attend, please contact Alyson Zilai, Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention, at 732-942-5753 or azilai@barnabashealth.org, by Wednesday, February 15.

The mission of Barnabas Health Institute for Prevention is to reduce the factors that place individuals, families and communities at risk and to promote healthy lifestyles.

For more information about the Institute’s programs, please visit www.instituteforprevention.com.

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