Guiding Good Choices® (GGC)
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About This Program
Target Population: Parents of adolescents and young teens
For parents/caregivers of children ages: 9 – 14
GGC is a designed to help parents develop positive parenting and family management skills. The goal of GGC is to prevent substance abuse and other risky behaviors among teens by improving family communication and family bonding which has been shown to be critically important in reducing or inhibiting adolescent participation in antisocial behaviors.
During the course of GCC, parents learn to set clear family guidelines on drugs, as well as learn and practice skills to strengthen family bonds, help their children develop healthy behaviors, and increase children's involvement in the family.
The goals of Guiding Good Choices® (GGC) are:
- Prevent substance abuse among teens
- Prevent other risky behaviors among teens
- Improve family communication
- Improve family bonding
Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: April 2016
Last CEBC Contact Date: February 2018
Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: March 2016
Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: June 2016