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Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101®  Sessions to be Held at SK High School Library

Courage to Speak-Courageous Parenting 101 ®
4 Sessions - Time: 6:30 – 8:30 pm in SK High School Library           

  • 1st Session Monday Oct. 22, 2012
  • 2nd Session Mon. Oct. 29,
  • 3rd Session,  Mon. Nov. 5th, (NO SCHOOL Monday Nov. 12th Veterans Day).
  • 4th Session Mon. Nov. 19th

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This free four-session substance abuse education and prevention program will be taught by a trained Courage to Speak® facilitator and was developed by the Courage to Speak Foundation to help parents like you understand substance abuse and its impact on children and youth. You will gain the knowledge required to communicate more effectively with your children. For more information about Courage to Speak - Courageous Parenting 101 ® and a registration form, please call Eileen – 360-1880 or email

The Program Covers:

  • Teen drug use trends and party culture;
  • Drug and alcohol abuse, addiction and its physiological consequences;
  • Communication and listening strategies;
  • Protective, psychological and developmental guidance to help reduce the risk of substance use;
  • Dangers of enabling and hands-off parenting;
  • How to help your child handle stress; Warning signs; The power of denial;
  • Practical steps if use or abuse is suspected; Parenting styles; Sources of help and more