Guiding Good Choices Program Coming to St. Mary’s County

February 29, 2016

Five classes to be offered starting in March

seal-st-marys-209x194In a continuing effort to provide support to parents in the community, the St. Mary’s County Department of Aging & Human Services is offering the Guiding Good Choices Program® on five Thursdays beginning in March.

The program is a family competency training program for parents of children in middle school. The program is based on the social development model and its primary objectives are to enhance protective parent-child interactions and to reduce child risk for early substance use initiation.

The free, five week program will be held on March 31, April 7, 14, 21, and 28 at the College of Southern Maryland’s Leonardtown Campus, 22950 Hollywood Road, Building B, Room 116. Each session, led by a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), will run from 6-8 p.m. Light dinner fare will be provided for those who attend.

For more information or to register, call the Department of Aging & Human Services at 301-475-4200, ext. *1681 or contact Maryellen Kraese, Substance Abuse Treatment and Prevention Coordinator, at Maryellen.kraese@stmarysmd.com.