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Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth (10-14)

About This Resource

Strengthening Families for Parents and Youth 10-14 (also known as the Iowa Strengthening Families Program) is a family-based program that attempts to reduce behavior problems and substance use by enhancing parenting skills, parent-child relationships, and family communication. The seven-week intervention is designed for 6th-grade students and their families. 

Blueprints Registry

Rating: Promising

Link: Blueprints Programs – Blueprints...

Crime Solutions from National Institute of Justice Registry

Rating: Promising

Link: Program Profile: Strengthening F...

National Dropout Prevention Center Registry

Rating: Limited Evidence

Link: NDPC Model Programs Database

Washington State Institute for Public Policy Registry

Rating: Research-based

Link: Washington State Institute for P...

Cost Information

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Who This Resource Is For


  • Behavioral Health
  • Family-Focused Program
  • Marijuana Use Prevention
  • Mental Health
  • Substance Use Prevention
  • Support Tier: 

  • Tier 1
  • Age Range: 

  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • Language: 

  • English
  • Ethnicity: 

  • Not Specified / Any
  • Community Type: 

  • Inner City
  • Rural
  • Suburban
  • Urban