Familia Adelante

Colorado Springs

Familia Adelante is a prevention and early intervention program. The 12-week evidence-based program is tailored for at-risk Latino youth ages 10-17. Youth and their families are provided with techniques for overcoming risk factors and stressors, ultimately strengthening ties to social institutions. Youth and families learn about acculturative stress, substance abuse prevention, sex education, HIV risks, and education through a cultural lens.

Who will benefit?

Children that benefit the most are those who have mild behavioral problems in the classroom, experience emotional problems, or experience learning difficulties.

Overall the program aims to:

  • Reduce family stress
  • Reduce marijuana and other substance use
  • Reduce youth behavior problems
  • Reduce the negative effects of acculturation stress, including discrimination stress

Event Details

Date: September 11, 2019 - November 13, 2019
Location: Sabin Middle School
Contact: Julissa Soto - julissas@serviciosdelaraza.org

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