UConn People Empowering People: Special Needs Focus

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This month, 12 dedicated parents and allies completed the UConn People Empowering People Training : Special Needs Focus, an evidence based and innovative personal and family development program with a strong community focus. It is designed to build on the unique strengths and life experiences of participants. PEP helps participants focus on their own personal strengths and enhance their communication skills, problem solving abilities, parenting and relationship skills, and achieve a greater understanding of, and become more involved with their communities. The graduating class of Fall 2018 Co-sponsors included Step Up New London, New London Youth Affairs, New London Public Schools, Community Foundation of Eastern CT, and Liberty Bank.