Strengthening Families

Programs adapted from the Strengthening Families concept, including Christian Companion.

NCADD Sacramento Strengthens Families

Posted by on Mar 28, 2014 in From The Courtyard, Prevention, Strengthening Families | 0 comments

NCADD Sacramento Strengthens Families

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.

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The Importance of Verbal Rewards

Posted by on Sep 6, 2013 in From The Courtyard, Kernels, Prevention, Strengthening Families | 0 comments

The Importance of Verbal Rewards

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.

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Bridging the Divide – Webinar Series of Faith & Prevention

Posted by on Jul 25, 2013 in From The Courtyard, Prevention, Strengthening Families | 0 comments

Bridging the Divide – Webinar Series of Faith & Prevention

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.

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Faith-Based Strengthening Families Program

Posted by on Mar 14, 2013 in From The Courtyard, Strengthening Families | 0 comments

Faith-Based Strengthening Families Program

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.

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Twenty-One Families Graduate from Strengthening Families Christian Companion Program

Posted by on Dec 5, 2012 in From The Courtyard, Strengthening Families | 0 comments

Twenty-One Families Graduate from Strengthening Families Christian Companion Program

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.

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Successful Strengthening Families Adaptation to Expand

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in From The Courtyard, Prevention, Strengthening Families | 0 comments

Successful Strengthening Families Adaptation to Expand

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 Graduate

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