Online Kinship Caregiver Building Strong Adolescents Webinar Series 2024

May 31, 2024 - June 28, 2024 11:00am-1:00pm ET


Contact: Courtney Aldrich,, 517-993-8649

Dates: Fridays, May 31, June 7, 14, 21, 28 2024

Time: 11:00am - 1:00 pm ET

Location: The link for this webinar will be sent out after registration is complete. 

This event is offered at no cost. 

Class Information:

Offered in partnership with the MSU Kinship Care Resource Center, Building Strong Adolescents is a MSU Extension authored program for parents and guardians of adolescents ages nine to 17. 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:

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

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 have the option to attend and actively participate via computer, or an app on a tablet or smartphone. Attendees can also listen to the presentation via phone (by calling in), but active participation is difficult over the phone due to the webinar format. 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.


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