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‘Strengthening Families’ Course Starts Soon

lac educ prev strengthening families 9.2013 3.2014LACASA’s Strengthening Families program, a 12-week course designed to help parents learn valuable parenting skills, is set to begin March 31, 2014.

This family skills course is designed for parents with children ages 5 to 11-years-old. Participants explore effective communication styles, family problem-solving techniques, and stress management skills.

Classes are held on Mondays from 5:15 to 8 p.m. in the LESA Building,1425 W. Grand River Ave., McGuffy Room B, Howell.The series runs through June 162014.

Parents attend classes with their children and a light family dinner is served each week. Childcare is provided during parent-only discussion sessions.

The cost of the series is $100 per family and includes course materials and meals. Some scholarships are available.

Parents who want to learn how to set healthy limits, reward positive behavior, and strengthen their families may register by calling LACASA Center at (517) 548-1350, ext 288, or emailing class instructor Jan Lobur at

This evidence-based family skills program is offered by LACASA and sponsored by the June and Edward Kellogg Family Dental Foundation and the Livingston County Family Treatment Court in cooperation with the Livingston Educational Service Agency.

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