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Teens and the Family Connection Part 1


Today’s families are busier than ever before. The demands of modern life can make it difficult for parents to stay fully involved in their children’s education. Yet, studies have shown that parent involvement is one of the biggest predictors of student success. Family engagement has a life-long impact on the lives of youth and is a critical part of any effort to engage and empower teens. So how can you increase connection with families and involve them more fully in their children’s efforts in your out-of-school time program? This lively training provides the answer, along with key principles and strategies to help you actively build strong engagement with the families of the teens with whom you work.


This training is part of a series.  Participants are REQUIRED TO ATTEND BOTH TRAININGS in the series and complete assignments in between trainings.

Please note the following dates for each module: By registering for this training, you are committing to both dates.  After registering for this training, please go back to Prime Time's website and register for the other training dates in this series.


·        Teens and the Family Connections - Part 1

(Wednesday, February 26, 2020)

·        Teens and the Family Connections – Part 2

(Wednesday, March 11, 2020)


Please note: Only afterschool practitioners working with middle school youth should register for this training.

 Core Competencies Addressed

Core Knowledge Area - Community and Family Relationships

    2. B1: Establish frequent contact with parents through a variety of communication strategies - Level 2.

    2. C: Engage families and communities in child/youth development and learning - Level 2.

Training Objectives

    a. Describe the social factors and family demands that make maintaining contact with parents a challenge.  

    b. Identify the five building blocks of strong family involvement. 

Training Information

CEU Information

Upon successful completion of this training series and follow up assignment(s), the participant will earn 8.0 clock hours (0.8 CEUs) of training.


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Participants must complete all assignments satisfactorily, attend all sessions of this training series, miss no more than 15 minutes of total training time and actively participate during training sessions to receive CEUs  for this training series. 


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