As children evolve from parent-pleasing little ones, to adolescents yearning for independence, testing boundaries and seeking peer acceptance, this proven effective four-week class offers tips for parents on navigating those challenging years.
Teach your child to stop, think and control impulses
Communicate peer pressure refusal skills
Understand adolescent brain development and how it affects behaviors
Develop healthy beliefs and clear standards within your family
Strengthen family bonds
Manage family conflict INVEST THE TIME!
Four classes can make a lifetime of difference!
Research shows that Guiding Good Choices has been demonstrated to:
Reduce alcohol use by 40 percent Increase the probability of remaining drug free
Significantly reduce the the rate at which adolescents develop depression
Cost: $30.00 per family - includes a $10 workbook fee (Scholarships available for families who receive Free & Reduced Lunch - Call 720-554-4247 for more information.) Additional costs of the program are sponsored by the CCSD Wellness Office.