Parents & Families

Parent and FamilY Programs

The Prevention Council offers a range of programs designed to help parents and families foster positive behaviors and healthy decision-making at home. The parents and family members of teenagers have an enormous impact on how they perceive alcohol, tobacco and other substances, and these programs can help to start conversations and educate teens to help them make positive decisions to avoid drugs, tobacco and alcohol.

Strengthening Families

The Strengthening Families Program (SFP) is a national model and is the first research-based parenting program specifically designed for parents (with children ages six to 14 years old) working to overcome substance abuse.

Student Assistance Prevention programs

The Student Assistance Prevention Counseling (SAPC) Program is a licensed prevention counseling program by the NYS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Service.

Teen Intervene

Teen Intervene is an evidence-based program, recognized both nationally (SAMHSA) and in New York State (NYS Registry of Effective Prevention Programs).

Focus on Consequences Adolescent Program

Our adolescent program provides a brief educational intervention for those 14–21 years old using motivational interviewing and through follow ups for continued client support.

Positive Parenting Program: Triple P

The Triple P is an initiative of the Parenting and Family Support Center. The goal of the program is to give parents the skills necessary to raise healthy children.