Category: Resources for Families

Creating a Family Tree

Creating a family tree gives families the chance to focus on the positive qualities of each family member.

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Dealing with Stress

Dealing with stress can be challenging for everyone. During this pandemic and unexpected time of change and uncertainty – many youths are experiencing more stress than normal.

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Celebrate the Holidays with Family and Friends Safely

This year our holiday celebrations will likely be different than in years past. We may not be able to be together with loved ones and friends, but we can still celebrate together while maintaining social distancing and staying safe. Our traditions may need to be adjusted so we can still enjoy the season and have fun with friends and family. Here are some ideas for celebrating the holidays virtually.

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Problem-solving and Asking for Help

Problem-solving is a skill that takes time and nurturance to develop. It means thinking critically, drawing from past experiences and projecting ahead to determine what is the best course of action.

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New THRIVE Initiative Offers Online Parenting Programs for Families with Youth of All Ages

The Thrive Initiative is a continuum of evidence-informed parenting programs that are designed to empower parents and caregivers as they nurture children from the prenatal period until 18 years of age.

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The Power of Compliments

The closure of schools and businesses due to COVID-19 has created upheaval for most families. If you have children between the ages of 10 and 14 you know that keeping them occupied and content can be challenging. By following this series, you will discover ideas and activities you can do with your rising teenager that are fun, increase resilience in youth, and build strong relationships in your family.

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