Framingham Parks & Recration and Century Health Systems have teamed up to offer a special program for girls ages 11-14 to improve self-esteem, setting boundaries with friends and identifying bad relationships.
The program is Monday, Jan. 14 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Academy Building in Cushing Memorial Park. Registration is required. Cost $35 per person.
Juanita Allen Kingsley, the Director of Business Development for Century Health Systems, the parent company of the Natick Visiting Nurse Association and New Century Homecare Services will run the program.
Topics to be covered include: Setting boundaries with friends and acquaintances, increasing critical thinking skills, drug and alcohol awareness, identifying potentially dangerous relationships and raising self-esteem.
Great program for middle school students and high school freshman. Also great program for Girl Scout troops.
A health educator, Kingsley trains more than 2,000 people in the MetroWest region annually through her first aid, wilderness first aid, CPR and AED classes in addition to the variety of health and safety programs she teaches. She has successfully created and facilitated myriad programs aimed at providing individuals of varying ages and backgrounds the necessary education and tools
to foster effective and positive social development.
To register, visit www.framinghamparks.com or call 508-532-5960. Or stop by the Framingham Parks & Recreation office on Union Avenue.