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Free Parenting Workshops

Jefferson County Communities That Care, Jeffco Public Schools and Jefferson County Public Health's Tobacco Prevention Initiative are offering two workshops during the 2021-2022 school year for parents, guardians and caregivers.

 

During the workshops, participants will learn practical skills for building trust and having difficult conversations with youth about alcohol, marijuana, vaping and other substances.

Start the Conversation (STC)

  • Two-hour workshop for parents, guardians and caregivers

  • Youth are welcome! Though designed for adults, youth in peer supporter roles may find the training helpful.
  • Focuses on preventing vaping and other tobacco use 

     

  • Provides skills needed to foster strong relationships and build trust to help with starting and continuing important conversations

 

Click here to view or download the STC workshop flyer.

Navigating Substance Experimentation in Teens (NSET)

  • Two-hour workshop for parents, guardians and caregivers

  • ​Not recommended for youth to attend

     

  • Focuses on how to guide youth who are, might be or have friends who are experimenting with alcohol, marijuana and other substances 

  • Provides practical tools in an interactive and judgement-free environment

 

Click here to view or download the NSET workshop flyer.

Both workshops* will be offered in English y Español every month September - April (excluding December) on the following recurring schedule:  

  • 1st Wednesday of the month; 6-8 pm - NSET (English)

  • 2nd Wednesday of the month; 6-8 pm - NSET (Español) 

  • 3rd Wednesday of the month; 6-8 pm - STC (English)

  • 4th Wednesday of the month; 6-8 pm - STC (Español)

*Participants are encouraged to take BOTH courses, but this is not required.

 

Register today below!

Upcoming Workshops

  • Start the Conversation (September)
    Online Event
    22 сент., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-6
    Online Event
    A free two-hour workshop for parents, guardians and caregivers of Jeffco teens that focuses on preventing vaping and other tobacco use while providing skills needed to foster strong relationships and build trust to help with starting and continuing important conversations.
  • Comenzar la Conversación - (Septiembre)
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    29 сент., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-6
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    Un taller de dos horas para padres, tutores y cuidadores que se enfoca en prevenir el vapeo y otros usos del tabaco mientras brinda las habilidades necesarias para fomentar relaciones sólidas y generar confianza para ayudar a inciniar y continuar conversaciones importantes.
  • Navigating Substance Experimentation in Teens (October)
    Online Event
    06 окт., 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Event
    A free, two-hour workshop offering information and support for parents, guardians or caregivers of Jeffco teens who are experimenting with alcohol, marijuana and other substances.
  • Explorando la Experimentación de Sustancias en Adolescentes (Octubre)
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    13 окт., 18:00 – 20:00
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    Un taller gratuito de dos horas para padres y tutores, que ofrece información y apoyo para padres o cuidadores cuyo adolescente está experimentando con alcohol, marihuana y otras sustancias.
  • Start the Conversation (October)
    Online Event
    20 окт., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-6
    Online Event
    A free two-hour workshop for parents, guardians and caregivers of Jeffco teens that focuses on preventing vaping and other tobacco use while providing skills needed to foster strong relationships and build trust to help with starting and continuing important conversations.
  • Comenzar la Conversación - (Octubre)
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    27 окт., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-6
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    Un taller de dos horas para padres, tutores y cuidadores que se enfoca en prevenir el vapeo y otros usos del tabaco mientras brinda las habilidades necesarias para fomentar relaciones sólidas y generar confianza para ayudar a inciniar y continuar conversaciones importantes.
  • Navigating Substance Experimentation in Teens (November)
    Online Event
    03 нояб., 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Event
    A free, two-hour workshop offering information and support for parents, guardians or caregivers of Jeffco teens who are experimenting with alcohol, marijuana and other substances.
  • Explorando la Experimentación de Sustancias en Adolescentes (Noviembre)
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    10 нояб., 18:00 – 20:00
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    Un taller gratuito de dos horas para padres y tutores, que ofrece información y apoyo para padres o cuidadores cuyo adolescente está experimentando con alcohol, marihuana y otras sustancias.
  • Start the Conversation (November)
    Online Event
    17 нояб., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-7
    Online Event
    A free two-hour workshop for parents, guardians and caregivers of Jeffco teens that focuses on preventing vaping and other tobacco use while providing skills needed to foster strong relationships and build trust to help with starting and continuing important conversations.
  • Comenzar la Conversación - (Noviembre)
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    24 нояб., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-7
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    Un taller de dos horas para padres, tutores y cuidadores que se enfoca en prevenir el vapeo y otros usos del tabaco mientras brinda las habilidades necesarias para fomentar relaciones sólidas y generar confianza para ayudar a inciniar y continuar conversaciones importantes.
  • Navigating Substance Experimentation in Teens (January)
    Online Event
    05 янв. 2022 г., 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Event
    A free, two-hour workshop offering information and support for parents, guardians or caregivers of Jeffco teens who are experimenting with alcohol, marijuana and other substances.
  • Explorando la Experimentación de Sustancias en Adolescentes (Enero)
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    12 янв. 2022 г., 18:00 – 20:00
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    Un taller gratuito de dos horas para padres y tutores, que ofrece información y apoyo para padres o cuidadores cuyo adolescente está experimentando con alcohol, marihuana y otras sustancias.
  • Start the Conversation (January)
    Online Event
    19 янв. 2022 г., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-7
    Online Event
    A free two-hour workshop for parents, guardians and caregivers of Jeffco teens that focuses on preventing vaping and other tobacco use while providing skills needed to foster strong relationships and build trust to help with starting and continuing important conversations.
  • Comenzar la Conversación - (Enero)
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    26 янв. 2022 г., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-7
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    Un taller de dos horas para padres, tutores y cuidadores que se enfoca en prevenir el vapeo y otros usos del tabaco mientras brinda las habilidades necesarias para fomentar relaciones sólidas y generar confianza para ayudar a inciniar y continuar conversaciones importantes.
  • Navigating Substance Experimentation in Teens (February)
    Online Event
    02 февр. 2022 г., 18:00 – 20:00
    Online Event
    A free, two-hour workshop offering information and support for parents, guardians or caregivers of Jeffco teens who are experimenting with alcohol, marijuana and other substances.
  • Explorando la Experimentación de Sustancias en Adolescentes (Febrero)
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    09 февр. 2022 г., 18:00 – 20:00
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    Un taller gratuito de dos horas para padres y tutores, que ofrece información y apoyo para padres o cuidadores cuyo adolescente está experimentando con alcohol, marihuana y otras sustancias.
  • Start the Conversation (February)
    Online Event
    16 февр. 2022 г., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-7
    Online Event
    A free two-hour workshop for parents, guardians and caregivers of Jeffco teens that focuses on preventing vaping and other tobacco use while providing skills needed to foster strong relationships and build trust to help with starting and continuing important conversations.
  • Comenzar la Conversación - (Febrero)
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    23 февр. 2022 г., 18:00 – 20:00 GMT-7
    Evento virtual por Zoom
    Un taller de dos horas para padres, tutores y cuidadores que se enfoca en prevenir el vapeo y otros usos del tabaco mientras brinda las habilidades necesarias para fomentar relaciones sólidas y generar confianza para ayudar a inciniar y continuar conversaciones importantes.

OTHER UPCOMING WORKSHOPS 

Trustable Adults

 

Click below for a list of upcoming training opportunities led by partner organizations connected to the Trustable Adults initiative of Jefferson County Communities That Care. Our goal is to offer classes each quarter on youth mental health/suicide prevention, positive youth development and communicating with teenagers.

trustableadults.com