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Support Families — Coaching Moment

Parenting workshops are a great way to support families, but make sure your workshops are of interest to families and address their concerns.

Instructions: Click on each highlighted section of the parenting workshop flyer below to see how it can be more effective in addressing family concerns and getting families to attend. Compare the top flyer to the flyer on the bottom, which incorporates these notes.

Parenting 101: A Workshop on How To Be a Better Parent


Denise Smith, Union Middle School Afterschool Program Director

Mike Simmons, Department of Child Protective Services

Meeting Description:

Come to hear a presentation about how to be a better parent. There will be time for questions and discussion.

RSVP to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) by Sept. 30.

Support Middle School Youth's Transition to High School


Omari Jensen, Union Middle School Parent

Nancy Little, Adolescent Counselor

Meeting Description:

During this interactive session, the presenters will offer strategies and resources families can use to better support successful transitions for middle school youth. Bring questions, ideas and a sense of humor.

Have ideas for what the presenters should address or how you could help? E-mail them to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or drop them in the anonymously in the program suggestion box in the main office.

My Notebook

Family Engagement

The Notebook is a useful way to jot down notes as you go through the various topics available on the You For Youth website. If you'd like to use the notebook, please sign in if you already have an account or register now to join the Y4Y community!


Family Engagement