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Posted on: April 10, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Building Strong Adolescents Webinar Series

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Building Strong Adolescents Webinar Series

Building Strong Adolescents is a MSU Extension authored program for parents and guardians of adolescents ages nine to 16. The program focuses on the external and internal assets teens need to succeed.

Topics include:

  • The need for teens to develop internal and external assets and strategies to promote growth
  • Setting limits
  • Applying consequences
  • Fostering independence
  • Promoting self-esteem and school success
  • Encouraging positive friendships (including dating)
  • Discussing substance abuse and sex with your teen
  • Helping your teen prepare for the future.

By the end of the program parents and guardians will be educated on methods to surround teens with positive relationships and opportunities that are important for a successful future.

Participation Information:

Certificates for participation are provided upon completion of the series. In order to receive a certificate, participants must actively participate in the webinar throughout all five sessions. Participants can attend via computer, or an app on a tablet or smartphone. Attendees can also listen to the presentation via phone (by calling in).

Those who choose to call in must contact the instructor for instructions on how to be eligible for a certificate.

If multiple people in the same location want to participate in the webinar and need certificates, they have to join the webinar separately or contact the instructor for special instructions to each receive a certificate.

Class Information:


  • April 24
  • May 1
  • May 8
  • May 15
  • May 22

*Note: This is a series class and participants must plan on attending all five weeks.

Time: 7:30 - 9:30 PM EST

Location: This class is an online webinar. The link to join the webinar will be sent after registration is complete.

Registration ends April 22, 2023. Click here to register

For information or accommodations contact: 
Courtney Aldrich, Program Instructor
Contact:; (517) 993-8649
* Accommodations should be requested no later than 2 weeks before class.

Building Strong Adolescents April-May 2023

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