SAMPLE LETTER TO PARENTS: Active Parenting of Teens
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Mitchell Middle School
2000 Future Avenue
Anywhere, State 11111
This fall we are pleased to sponsor an exciting research-based
video and discussion workshop called Active Parenting of Teens.
This program offers an effective and unique approach to improving
Active Parenting of Teens brings parents of children
ages 10-16 together over a six-week period. At
each session parents identify daily family problems and then
learn communication skills for solving and preventing them. What
kinds of problems? Chore wars, sibling rivalry, homework hassles,
name a few.
The workshop's goal is to help parents raise teens who are
cooperative, responsible and able to resist peer pressure. It
also helps develop communication techniques that teens will use
for the rest of their lives.
Millions of parents across the country have already benefited
from the lively Active Parenting video & discussion courses.
We are fortunate to have (name) leading
this Active Parenting of Teens workshop. Each participant
will receive a book, which includes activities and worksheets
reinforcing and expanding on skills and concepts from each of
In order to provide the best possible environment, we're limiting
registration to 20 people. To register, call or e-mail us as
soon as possible so you won't miss out.
When: Thursday evenings from 7:00 to
October 9, 16, 25; November 1, 8, 15
Where: School Library
Cost: $_____ for one parent
$_____ for two parents
Child care available.
We are looking forward to a terrific group! If you have any
questions, please call xxx-xxx-xxxx
or send e-mail to (insert name and e-mail