Every individual has biological and psychological characteristics that determine their level of risk and protection; these characteristics are called risk and protective factors. It is crucial that prevention services are provided to the family unit to increase protective factors around the individual and to decrease risk factors.Read More
In the Strengthening Families Program we discuss the importance of verbal rewards. A verbal reward is a tool that parents can utilize to increase positive behavior from a child, because a child will work for positive affirmation.Read More
In partnership with a local faith coalition, NCADD Sacramento assisted in creating a faith based adaptation to an existing prevention program.
We have researched similar initiatives across the nation and will share our findings with the “Bridging the Divide” webinar series beginning Fall 2013.Read More
Parents want the best for their children, but growing kids and busy schedules can make it hard to find quality resources to enrich the family. NCADD’s expansion of the Faith-Based Strengthening Families Program offers a quality family program at different congregations throughout the year.Read More
Twenty-one families graduated from the 10 week series. Those of us from NCADD Sacramento emerged with a deep appreciation for the role that faith can play in growing healthy families and nurturing strong connections.Read More
NCADD and their partners have begun the task of creating a faith based adaptation to the Strengthening Families program. “I learned in Strengthening Families that if I want my kids to be strong, happy, successful adults then I have to be first”. SFP Christian Companion GraduateRead More