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Guiding Good Choices-Chippewa County (households with children ages 9-14 years old)

February 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 5:30 pm on Monday, repeating until March 4, 2024

Add to your parenting toolbox! Guiding Good Choices, 5-Session Family Skill Building Series. Free! For Chippewa County families with children between ages 9-14. Mondays 5:30-7:30. February 5 to March 4th, 2024. Larn Skills Like: Setting clear standards. Maintaining positive family communication. Strengthening bonds. Avoicing peer pressure. Contact for registration and questions. , 906-635-3636. aburnash@chippewahd.com

Guiding Good Choices (GGC) is a free family class for anyone who interacts with middle schoolers. It provides the skills to reduce youth's risk for using alcohol/other drugs.

The class is six sessions of two hours each week. Children are required to attend one session that teaches peer resistance skills. The other sessions are solely for parents and include instruction on:

  • Identification of risk factors for adolescent substance abuse and a strategy to enhance protective family processes
  • Development of effective parenting practices
  • Family conflict management
  • Use of family meetings as a way for improving family management

(Enter the building through the Environmental Health entrance.)

 

Details

Date:
February 19
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Events Category:
Website:
https://www.chippewahd.com/guiding-good-choices

Location

Chippewa County Health Department
508 Ashmun St # 120
Sault Ste. Marie, 49783
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Phone:
(906) 635-1566
Website:
https://www.chippewahd.com/

Organizer

Chippewa County Health Department
Phone:
906-635-1566
Email:
contact@chippewahd.com
Website:
https://www.chippewahd.com/

Other

Contact Name
Alyssa Burnash
Phone Number
(906) 635-3636
Email Address
aburnash@chippewahd.com