Family Resiliency

Information on children and families, including family resiliency, diversity, family meals, family activities, understanding adolescence and parents as role models.

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Family Time, Summer: Child Ages 4-6
Family Time, Summer: Child Ages 4-6 - Articles Articles

Family Time, Summer: Child Ages 4-6

James Van Horn, Ph.D.

One of the most effective ways to build a strong family is to spend time and do things together. This booklet provides activities designed to strengthen the family unit. More
Family Time, Spring: Child Ages 7-8
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Family Time, Spring: Child Ages 7-8

James Van Horn, Ph.D.

This publication provides spring activities for families with children between the ages of 7 and 8. More
Family Time, Fall: Child Ages 7-8
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Family Time, Fall: Child Ages 7-8

James Van Horn, Ph.D.

This publication provides fall activities for families with children between the ages of 7 and 8. More
Family Time, Spring: Child Ages 4-6
Family Time, Spring: Child Ages 4-6 - Articles Articles

Family Time, Spring: Child Ages 4-6

James Van Horn, Ph.D.

Strong, healthy families don't just happen. They take planning and work by each member. This publication provides activities for strengthening the family. More
Family Time, Spring: Child Ages 2-3
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Family Time, Spring: Child Ages 2-3

Marilyn Furry, Ph.D.

Strong, healthy families don't just happen. They take planning and work by each member. This publication provides activities for strengthening the family. More
Family Time, Summer: Child Ages 2-3
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Family Time, Summer: Child Ages 2-3

James Van Horn, Ph.D.

One of the most effective ways to build a strong family is to spend time and do things together. This publication provides summer activities for families with children between the ages of 2 and 3. More
Lehigh Valley Early Care and Education Professional Development Day
Lehigh Valley Early Care and Education Professional Development Day - Workshops Workshops
If you’re a caregiver or educator of young children, don’t miss your chance to learn new early literacy initiatives that will engage your children. More
Prosper Highlights
Prosper Highlights - Videos Videos
Video highlights of PROSPER, a scientifically proven model built on partnerships between Penn State Extension and public schools. More
Why PROSPER Matters - Youth Perspectives
Why PROSPER Matters - Youth Perspectives - Videos Videos
A video interview of youth perspectives on PROSPER programs. More
Author-Family_dinner- Family of four has dinner together. New USDA report examines the anti-poverty effects of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Photo: Thinkstock on flikr.com CC BY 2.0
Family Meals Have Positive Effects on Youth - Articles Articles
Busy family schedules have made eating dinner together challenging. However, sharing meals together has so many benefits. More
Upholstering a Chair
Upholstering a Chair - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications
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Find out about the tools, materials, and techniques you need to upholster chairs. More
A Guide to Exploring African American Culture
A Guide to Exploring African American Culture - Guides and Publications Guides and Publications

A Guide to Exploring African American Culture

Patreese Ingram, Ed.D.

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Help prepare young people to function in a diverse society and world. More
Fayette County PROSPER
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Fayette County PROSPER

Jennifer Deichert

There are many challenges facing youth and their families today, and although efforts are made to help them, most have limited success. More
PROSPER Strengthens Families
PROSPER Strengthens Families - Articles Articles
PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience (PROSPER) teams are successfully implementing prevention programs to reduce youth risky behaviors. More
PROSPER Background Information
PROSPER Background Information - Articles Articles
The PROSPER model uses community teams led by Extension educators and public school personnel to facilitate the sustained delivery of evidence-based programs. More
Plan Cell Phone Usage with Your Teen
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Plan Cell Phone Usage with Your Teen

Daniel Francis Perkins, Ph.D.

Many teens own cell phones. While they are convenient for parents to monitor and communicate with their youth, they require setting ground rules and clear expectations to avoid problematic situations. More
Family Meetings Promote Communication and Problem Solving
Family Meetings Promote Communication and Problem Solving - Articles Articles
Family meetings provide an opportunity to coordinate family schedules, improve communication, and have fun together. More
Social Media: Encourage your Child to be a Good Digital Citizen
Social Media: Encourage your Child to be a Good Digital Citizen - Articles Articles
The use of social media is common among youth. Parents can provide guidance for their children so their online activities are done safely and respectfully to protect themselves and others. More
Parental Monitoring Helps Youth Succeed
Parental Monitoring Helps Youth Succeed - Articles Articles
Parents who are aware of their children's activities and whereabouts have kids who are less likely to get involved with problem behaviors. More
Supporters of PROSPER
Supporters of PROSPER - Articles Articles
PROSPER in Pennsylvania has been funded by a variety of federal, state, and local public and private agencies, with most funding support coming from the NIH. More
The PROSPER Partnership in PA
The PROSPER Partnership in PA - Articles Articles
PROSPER (PROmoting School-community-university Partnerships to Enhance Resilience) provides high-quality prevention programs for youth and their families. More