Strengthening Family Relationships

A Workshop for Parenting Adults

The ways relationships form and develop in families have a tremendous influence on how young people develop. Based on research on America’s diverse families, this parenting workshop introduces a framework that strengthens family relationships as kids transition into their teen years.

Who should attend

Parenting adults

In this workshop, you’ll learn

  • Developmental Relationships, Including Ways Families…
    • Express Care
    • Challenge Growth
    • Provide Support
    • Expand Possibilities
    • Share Power


  • How routines and traditions matter to families
  • How to use community connections to build strong families
  • How to reflect on and celebrate your own family’s strengths—and why they matter
  • Brainstorm how you can cultivate strengths in your family through shared activities
  • Discover resources and supports in your life for enhancing your family’s strengths
  • Identify ways you can become advocates and leaders for yourself and your children based on your priorities and family’s strengths
  • Be more intentional in cultivating positive, meaningful relationships in your family and with others in the community who support and work with you


Participants will receive

  • Print materials on family strengths
  • Practical ideas for talking about and focusing on strengths in their own families

The workshop is aligned with the following resources from Search Institute


Gene Roehlkepartain, James Conway, Kelly Felton, or Karen Woodward

CEUs Available


2-hour workshop, at your location

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