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

CEUs Available


2-hour workshop, at your location

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