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Creating Lasting Family Connections

Program Type: Resources - Information or materials that might help develop a program/project in a community but can not be defined as a Best Practice, Promising Practice, or Local Effort.

Creating Lasting Family Connections (CLFC) is a comprehensive family strengthening, substance abuse, and violence prevention curriculum that has scientifically demonstrated that youth and families in high risk environments can be assisted to become strong, healthy, and supportive people. Program results, documented with children 11 to 15 years old, have shown significant increases in children's resistance to the onset of substance use and reduction to use of alcohol and other drugs. CLFC provides parents and children with strong defenses against environmental risk factors by teaching appropriate skills for personal growth, family enhancement, and interpersonal communication, including refusal skills for both parents and youth.

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Name: Ted N. Strader, MS
Site or Location Name: Creating Lasting Family Connections (CLFC)
Council on Prevention and Education: Substances, Inc. (COPES), 845 Barret Avenue
Louisville, KY 40204
Phone: (502) 583-6820