A family-centered, trauma-informed intervention, the Family Engagement Program is designed to engage the parents, guardians or caregivers of your RY and CAST Program youth. Through four parent group sessions, these important adults learn skills to support their students in:
This research-based program outlines the important combination of speaking up, listening, expressing feelings, building self-esteem, and offering needed support. This strength-based model can substantially boost the outcomes of your RY or CAST Program, by instilling support in the home environment for all of the hard work the teens are doing in group.
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Family Engagement Training
Join us for a 4-hour live online advanced training to learn how to implement this long-awaited partner program to Reconnecting Youth & CAST!
This training will teach Family Engagement Facilitators to:
This interactive training includes a curriculum set and practical application exercises. Each participant will receive a Virtual Binder including the research foundation for each session topic, individual and group activity worksheets, “homework” assignments, references and useful resources, logs for staff interaction with families, a class evaluation form and more.