Parent Education

We know that parents play a powerful role in the mental health of their children. To that end, El Futuro offers several educational opportunities for parents to learn about promoting healthy behaviors and supporting their children through mental health challenges.

Lazos Fuertes

We offer monthly webinars for parents of teens and preteens. Topics include building connections, establishing routines, safe and healthy technology use, and supporting children with depression. Click here to find more details and register for an upcoming class.

El Faro (ADHD Program)

Five-week course where parents of children with ADHD find a supportive community and learn techniques to help their children manage emotions and improve school and family life. We also offer one-on-one coaching, peer mentoring, and wrap-around support for children with ADHD and their parents.

Click here to find more details and register for an upcoming class.

Las Señales Tempranas

Webinar for parents about how to recognize the early signs of substance abuse and support young people who are struggling with addiction. Click here to find more details and register for an upcoming class.

Juventud Feliz y Segura

Immersive activity where teens attempt various tasks while wearing fatal vision glasses that mimic the effects of alcohol and drugs. Teens will learn about the risks of substance use, and parents learn strategies for promoting healthy behaviors.

Click here to find more details and register for an upcoming class.

For information about current offerings, contact us here.

“Sometimes you get stuck in your own world and say, ‘it’s me and my daughter or me and my son who are suffering with this diagnosis,’ but there are a lot of moms that are also suffering the same way, and we can help each other to get better.”

“A veces uno se cierra en su mundo, y dices, soy yo y mi hija o mi hijo que está sufriendo este diagnóstico, pero hay muchísimas mamás que también están sufriendo lo mismo, y entre todos podemos ayudarnos para mejorar.”

El Faro Participant

“The presentation by the two therapists was very good. The most interesting part of all was the four steps they gave us to achieve effective communication with our teenagers.”

“La presentación de los dos terapistas estuvo muy buena. La parte más interesante de todo son los cuatro pasos que nos dieron para lograr una comunicación efectiva con los adolescentes.”

Lazos Fuertes Participant

“What I learned in this class is to be a bit more tolerant with our children.”

“Yo lo que aprendí en esta clase es ser un poco más tolerante con nuestros hijos.”

Lazos Fuertes Participant

“What I learned today is that we can ask our children in a curious, non-judgmental way if they are having thoughts of attempting to take their life.”

“Lo que aprendí hoy es que podemos preguntar a nuestros hijos de una manera curiosa sin juzgar si ellos tienen pensamientos de intento contra su vida.”

Lazos Fuertes Participant

“Now I learned that we are not alone, and there are people to ask for help, and that there are people who are struggling the same as me.”

“Eso aprendí ahora pues de que no estamos solos, y que hay personas a quién pedirle ayuda y que hay personas que están luchando igual que yo.”

Lazos Fuertes Participant