FAST® is an internationally acclaimed parent engagement program that helps children thrive by building stronger relationships at home.

Why is FAST so effective?

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Parent Empowerment

Through experiential learning rather than lecture, FAST teaches parents to become effective family leaders equipped to help their children thrive. On a scale of 1 to 10, FAST parent graduates give the program a 9.4 satisfaction rating.

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Evidence-Based Activities

Each 2.5-hour FAST Program conducted over 8 to 10 weeks systematically incorporates research and evidence-based practices proven to build protective factors, decrease risk factors and increase social capital around children and families.

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Multi-Family Groups

Based on family systems theory and family stress theory, FAST brings families together in dynamic groups to build supportive relationships across domains of family, school and community.

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Recognized by SAMHSA, UNODC, OJJDP

FAST is included in SAMHSA’s National Registry of Evidence-Based Programs and Practices, and has been recognized as a model program since 2002. The program is also recognized by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Learn more

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Families and Schools Together, Inc. (FAST)
Facebook IconOctober 20, 2016 at 11:01 am

Funding Tips & Tricks: Look beyond the basics and examine the following six areas in order to assess your organization’s capacity apply for grants and to manage the grant dollars it could potentially bring in. Read more in the Non-Profit Times: #FASTcommunity #grantfunding #nonprofit #familyengagement

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Steps For Readiness Beyond the Basics - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit...

Before seeking grants, it’s smart to assess your organization’s capacity to compete effectively and to handle the money it might bring in. If it’s...