Free parenting teens wisely workshop offered in Brattleboro

Saturday February 9, 2013

BRATTLEBORO -- In an effort to promote positive communications between parents, caregivers and teens, the Brattleboro Area Prevention Coalition (BAPC) is offering the Parenting Teens Wisely workshop, on Tuesday, Feb. 12, from 6 to 9 p.m. in Brattleboro. The free three-hour workshop teaches parents skills and techniques to help them better understand and deal with children ages 10-19.

Two trained facilitators will guide participants to help build understanding and communication among all members of the family. The course teaches constructive skills proven to lessen drug and alcohol abuse in youth, school and homework problems, delinquency and other problem behaviors, as well as family conflict.

All participants will receive a Parenting Teens Wisely workbook, a parent resource packet, a certificate of completion and a $25 gift card upon completion. Snacks will also be provided during the course.

Space is limited. For more information and/or to register, call BAPC at 802-257-2175 or visit the BAPC website at


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