for Parents and Youth 10-14 Years

Strengthening Families Program

The Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 Years is a nationally recognized curriculum that provides parent, youth, and family education. The model is designed to be delivered in local communities for groups of 7-12 families. Educational programs that bring parents and their children together in learning environments strengthen entire families.

WSU Extension faculty and staff have provided facilitation, training, evaluation and technical assistance for Strengthening Family programs in Washington state since 2002.


Training Announcements:


3-day Facilitator Training

August 27-29, 2019 • 8:30-4:00pm

Community Room at: Skagit Publishing  1215 Anderson Rd. Mt Vernon

Skagit Public Health, MVHope and WSU Skagit County Extension are hosting a 3-day Facilitator Training for Strengthening Families Program for Families with youth 10-14

Information Sheet (pdf) • Registration (link)

Buy tickets for Facilitator training Strengthening Families Program for Parents & Youth 10-14 Years

Cost is $65 which covers lunch and materials

Registration limited to 24 people.
Please register by August 16, 2019

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A short video overview about Strengthening Families Program (produced by Iowa State University):

Inquiries about SFP (10-14) facilitator training in Washington State should be addressed to:

Strengthening Families Program (English): Drew Betz • • (360) 778-5805

Fortaleciendo Familias (Spanish): AnaMaria Diaz Martinez • • (509) 545-3511

Interviews on the Strengthening Families Program

(for Parents and Youth 10-14 Years)


“A Parent’s Perspective”

“Parents, Group Leaders and more”


“Ana, a Parent Participant”

“Parent Participants”


“Ignacio, a Parent Participant”


“Group Leaders”

The SFP 10-14 Program was developed at Iowa State University and they continue to provide leadership, training and support nationwide.  Their website is full of valuable resources.

Strengthening Families Program, PO Box 644852, Washington State University, Pullman WA 99164-4852, (866) 206-7156, Contact Us
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