Tagged With "Teen"

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3rd annual Community Baby Shower!

Bonnie Berman ·
The Yolo County Children's Alliance - Step by Step Program and the Nurse Home Visiting Program will be hosting the 3rd annual Community Baby Shower for pregnant and parenting moms in Yolo County on September 29th from 10am-2pm . Attached you'll find the flyer (in English and Spanish) for this event. Please share! If you would like to register to have a table at this event, I've also attached the registration form. Please fill it out and submit it to Lilian Marquez at ...
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8th Annual Foster Care Youth Conference- 3/21

Bonnie Berman ·
Registration is now open for the 8th Annual Foster Care Youth Conference! The conference is open to all foster care and transitional aged youth (ages 14-24) in Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano or Yolo counties. The conference will provide approximately 150 foster care/kinship and transitioning youth with an opportunity to participate in workshops covering resumes and interviewing, communication, trade demos, hair and barbering, fashion, art and sports. Eligible youth will receive a stipend for...
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CONFERENCE: Safer California 2020 (unintentional injury prevention)

Bonnie Berman ·
Save the date for a Safer California 2020: A Conference to Promote Unintentional Injury Prevention for Children and Youth in Sacramento. WHEN and WHERE; November 17 and 18, 2020 in Sacramento, CA at the Double Tree Hotel. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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Article: How to Help Teens Shelter in Place

Bonnie Berman ·
Teens are not made for isolation, which makes COVID-19 especially hard on them. Here's how to help your teenager to see the bigger picture. https://greatergood.berkeley. edu/article/item/how_to_help_ teens_shelter_in_place
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Dont Quit on Me.- Report from GradNation

A great report about the power of relationships. Sent to us from Jessica Larsen.   http://gradnation.org/report/dont-quit-me
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Education Preventing Teen Dating Violence

Bonnie Berman ·
February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Did you know? *Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. ( loveisrespect.org ) *Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the hightest rate of intimate partner violence. *Violent behavior typically begins between the ages of 12 and 18. Prevention Education: Empower Yolo's Prevention Education Program is focused on promoting healthy relationships and...
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Families with Teens - Let’s Talk!

Bonnie Berman ·
Want to Build Trust, Reduce Arguments, Increase Connection and Create a New Understanding with Your Teen? Join Danielle Bier, LCSW and Carin Lenk Sloane, MFT Associate for a Family Workshop on Friday, May 18th (parents only) & Saturday, May 19th (parents & teens). Designed for parents and their 13 - 19 year old teenagers This workshop will help you to: * Strengthen your bond with your teen(s) * Understand the negative cycles you get into * Learn new ways to communicate and work...
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Family Resource Events: Teen & Parent Cafe; Preparing for your IEP

Bonnie Berman ·
WarmLine Family Resource Center introduces two exciting events: Teen Talk & Parent Cafe Saturday, April 13th in Sacramento Preparing for your IEP Meeting Tuesday, April 23rd in Davis Please see the attached flyers for more information about Warmline's upcoming special education workshop being offered in Yolo County and their Teen Talk & Parent Cafe. If you have questions, please contact Brandy Tuzon Boyd at 916-455-9500 or Brandy@warmlinefrc.org
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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

Bonnie Berman ·
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month (TDVAM) is a movement to help raise awareness about teen dating violence. Abuse in teen relationships is a national problem affecting youths in every community crossing all racial, gender and socioeconomic backgrounds; see www.loveisrespect.org . Dating violence is more common than people think. One in three adolescents in the U.S. will experience physical, sexual or emotional abuse by someone they are in a relationship with before they become adults, a...
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Yolo County federal contract for immigrant teen detention ctr ending?

Bonnie Berman ·
Article from the Sacramento Bee by Elliott Wailoo, Aug 9, 2019, updated Aug 10 https://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article233668107.html Yolo County appears ready to end federal contract for immigrant teen detention center Yolo County supervisors appear ready to terminate a decade-old contract with federal immigration authorities to house unaccompanied migrant teenagers in a high-security detention center in Woodland. This fall, the five-member Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote on...
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YOLO LIBRARY RESOURCES: Visit the Library from your home!

Bonnie Berman ·
Visit Yolo County Library online 24/7: Check out our library resources and collections from home for free using your library card: https:// yolocountylibrary.org/ Spring into Reading! March 29 – April 30: Participate in an online community reading event at https://yolocountylibrary. beanstack.org/reader365 . Enjoy some reading, then follow writing prompts to earn activity badges. Complete 10 badges to be entered into a prize drawing! Social distancing doesn't have to mean isolation. Engage...
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YOUTH OPPORTUNITY: 2nd Annual Innovation Idea Lab on 3/23

Bonnie Berman ·
Our Yolo County Mental Health Services Act team is collaborating with Solano and Sacramento counties to host the 2 nd Annual Innovation Idea Lab. This very successful event is a project of the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission’s Youth Innovation Committee. It is an opportunity to hear the voice and choice of our Youth Leaders regarding preventative mental health services and strategies to increase the resilience of young people. In addition to the invitation for...
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A Youth Empowerment Summit — “YES!”

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Strategies for Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us for a free webinar to learn important Strategies for Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships. Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 11:00AM Pacific Time This webinar presents a compelling case for including teen dating violence prevention in your school’s efforts to improve school climate. Safe Dates, Hazelden Publishing’s evidence-based program, has decades of research showing its ability to prevent and reduce teen dating violence by helping students develop skills for building caring and...
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SUPPORT GROUPS: Empower Yolo Teen Sexual Trauma and Parent/Caregiver groups

Bonnie Berman ·
Empower Yolo is starting two new sexual trauma support groups for teens who have experienced sexual trauma and for parents/caregivers. Groups start 2/21 and registration is required. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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Support teen dating violence awareness

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us in the movement to support our teens with healthy relationships in the following ways: 1) make a donation any time to Empower Yolo's Prevention Education Program; donate here to support healthy relationships. 2) wear orange on Tuesday, February 12 in support of #Orange4Love Day to raise awareness about teen dating abuse. 3) support local teens and sponsor t-shirts for the "My Strength" and "Be Strong" groups; contact juan@empoweryolo.org . 4) participate in our Steve's Pizza...
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TEEN EVENT: My Future Starts with Me on 10/5

Bonnie Berman ·
Please help us bolster registration for this 10th annual event scheduled for October 5! Woodland Community College in partnership with Friends-CARE is hosting My Future Starts with Me. Share with families, counselors, teachers, students, etc. There is available space at this time and the registration deadline has been extended to September 25 . The registration flyer and more detailed information is attached! If you have questions, please contact Renee Collins ( renee.collins@ycoe.org ).
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Teen Mental Health: Supporting Schools and Expanding Resources on 2/24

Bonnie Berman ·
Webinar: Noon-1:30pm, February 24, 2020 Rates of mental illness and suicide have risen markedly among teens in recent years, as has substance use. Given the importance of early screening and access to resources, leaders are working with schools and taking new approaches to get teens help when they need it most. This webinar will explore: Cross-sector strategies to prevent teen substance use and suicide The role of school-based health services in providing behavioral health care A program...
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Teen summer program in Knights Landing

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us for Summer Days! Loads of fun activities for teens. Sponsored by Empower Yolo. Monday-Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm Knights Landing Resource Center 9544 Mill St, Knights Landing , CA 95645 For more information, Contact Gabi at (530) 324 - 6622 and see the attached flyer for hints at the fun planned for this summer!
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Teen Yoga - 4 week class, Sundays 2/28-3/20, noon to 1:15pm

Julie Langston ·
Maitri - Unconditional friendship with oneself Introduction to gentle flow yoga and compassion-based mindful meditiation Davis Holistic Center, 1403 5th St, Davis, CA To Register Call: Julie Oddone (415) 361-2877
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That's Not Cool.com: social media anti-bullying campaign for youth

Bonnie Berman ·
That's Not Cool.com, is a social media anti-bullying campaign for youth to address dating violence, unhealthy relationships, and digital abuse. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month, and they've just launched a campaign called #BcIExist (Because I Exist) to celebrate self-love - the foundation of a healthy relationship. Visit https://thatsnotcool.com/ for more information about this resource.
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New Davis Parent Support Group for Tweens/Teens Forming

Bonnie Berman ·
Do you know someone who is navigating parenting their tween or teen alone? Do you hear them say sometimes that they feel like they have tried EVERYTHING to get their child on board to cooperate and make the right choices? This group will help other parents get support for their experiences, connecting with others who can relate, and learning specific parenting skills to help them become the best parent they can be. WHEN: This group happens every 3rd Saturday of each month, beginning November...
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Psychotherapy youth groups

Bonnie Berman ·
Psychotherapy youth groups by HHSA, Child, Youth, and Family Branch Yolo County Health and Human Services, Child, Youth, and Family Branch is currently taking referrals for their Girls Circle group. They will also be starting another Dialectical Behavior Therapy group after this current cycle ends. Please see the attached flyers for more information. Stay tuned for information about two upcoming attachment groups for parents and young children. If you have questions, please contact the...
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Webinar: Strategies for Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships

Alice Cunningham ·
Join us for a free webinar to learn important Strategies for Promoting Healthy Teen Relationships. This webinar presents a compelling case for including teen dating violence prevention in your school’s efforts to improve school climate. Safe Dates , Hazelden Publishing’s evidence-based program, has decades of research showing its ability to prevent and reduce teen dating violence by helping students develop skills for building caring and supportive relationships. In this presentation,...
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WEBINARS for parents/caregivers and providers on mental health, caregiving, the Census, and parenting education

Bonnie Berman ·
Mental Health in the Age of the Coronavirus on 4/9 6am-6:45am on Thursday, April 9 The virus isn’t just a threat to physical health, it’s also causing anxiety and overwhelm. How is mental health being incorporated into the global public health response? What are the long-term consequences of the ongoing pandemic on people’s mental well-being? The National Institute for Mental Health just released some guidance on managing stress, fear and anxiety amid the pandemic. What else needs to be...
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WEBINARS: How to keep teens, youth and young children safe in cars

Bonnie Berman ·
These webinars are part of the Kids Plates Local Coalition Development. CCCSH hosted 13 webinar series planned for 2019-20 fiscal year. 1) The Teen Driver Safety webinar explores the role and actions local coalitions can take to support successful programs to help keep teen and other young drivers safe, especially during their first years of driving. This webinar will provide you with information why this traffic safety and public health issue is so important, and links to resources for...
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WORKSHOP: Flourishing in Adolescence from National Academics of Sciences on 5/5

Bonnie Berman ·
8am-1pm PT on May 5 The Forum for Children's Well-Being will host a one-day virtual Workshop on Flourishing in Adolescence that will discuss best practices in providing and supporting adolescent health services and key messaging and communication strategies related to adolescent mental, emotional, and behavioral health. The workshop will also feature a panel of youth representatives who will share their own experiences related to mental, emotional, and behavioral health. To register: ...
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Transgender and Nonbinary Teen support group

Bonnie Berman ·
This group will take place on Wednesday evenings 7:00-8:30pm in downtown Davis starting in April. It will be a place for teens to support one another around identity, friendships, school, family support, amongst other concerns. Please see the attached flyer and feel free to pass along and share! We would love for any of your clients who could benefit to attend. Warmly, Kimberly --Kimberly Alston-Stepnitz, Psy.D. Clinical Psychologist / Gender Specialist Pronouns: She/Her/Hers 530-230-3438...
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VIDEO: Moms Protect Against Teen Violence?

Bonnie Berman ·
Research from the University of Buffalo finds that children in eight grade who experienced positive parenting strategies from their mothers were less likely to be involved in a violent dating relationship as a teen. https://positiveparentingnews.org/news-reports/moms-protect-against-teen-violence/
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RESOURCE: Adolescent Development Explained from US Department of Health and Human Services

Bonnie Berman ·
This website examines the major developmental changes that occur in adolescence and provides suggestions on how parents and caring adults can support young people as they navigate through this critical period. It builds on The Teen Years Explained: A Guide to Healthy Adolescent Development - PDF ( https://www.jhsph.edu/research/centers-and-institutes/center-for-adolescent-health/_docs/TTYE-Guide.pdf ), the seminal report developed by the Center for Adolescent Health at the Johns Hopkins...
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INTERNSHIPS: West Sacramento Home Run now accepting internship applications

Bonnie Berman ·
Apply for a full time internship with the West Sacramento Home Run. Internships are 20-40 hours per week and 8 weeks long. Students will be paid $13/hour and will receive mentorship in a career path of their choice. Accepting applications until Sunday, April 26. Resume and cover letter help available for free for all students through LRNG: https://www.lrng.org/ west-sacramento Internship Dates: Mandatory Paid Training: June 15 and 16 Internship Dates: June 18- August 4 Requirements: 16 years...
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Is your teen lonely this summer?

Bonnie Berman ·
Or do you know a teen who is? Perhaps a counseling group where teens can talk openly with other teens is just what they need? Please share information about these groups with anyone you think could benefit: Younger Teen Group, Mons, 4-5pm - ages 12-14 (2 openings) High School Teen Group, Tues, 4-5pm - ages 14-18 (waitlist) High School Teen Group, Weds, 4-5pm - ages 14-18 (1 opening) High School Teen Group, Thurs, 4-5pm - ages 14-18 (waitlist) Young Adult Group, Tues, 1-2pm - ages 18-25 (1...
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Living with Peace and Presence: A Mindfulness Program for Teens

Julie Langston ·
Living with Peace and Presence: A Mindfulness Program for Teens - Ages 13-18 Weds, 6-7:15pm Oct 12th - Nov 16th $40 per session 732 3rd St, Davis Participants will learn tools to begin a new, healthier approach to life's challenges, even in the midst of stress, pain and illness. This six-week program is specifically designed for teens (ages 13-18) dealing with the pressures of school, social relationships, college/career issues and family life. For more information or to register, contact...
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Mindfulness: Helping Youth Learn to Feel Emotions and Choose Their Behavior

photo by JOE GUSZKOWSKI Holistic Life Foundation instructors Michelle Lee (left) and Jazmine Blackwell lead students through an exercise during an after-school yoga and meditation program at Lillie May Carroll Jackson Charter School. The instructors told the girls to pull the "weight of the room" toward them and push it back away from them. Neuroscience has revealed in recent years that trauma resulting from adverse childhood events can actually change the brain — for the worse...
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Re: Teen Circle -

Jennifer Creinin ·
Teens have found these workshops to be meaningful and inspiring.
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Re: Teen Circle -

Jennifer Creinin ·
Teens have found these workshops to be meaningful and inspiring.
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Becoming Your Healthiest Self: An Eat-Well, Get-Fit, Feel-Great Guide for Teens [jamanetwork.com]

By Michelle Cardell, Aaron S. Kelly, and Lindsay A. Thompson, JAMA Pediatrics, May 26, 2020 Parents, empower your adolescents so they can make choices that promote their healthiest self. Teens, getting older means making decisions about what matters to you most. Making healthy choices is a great place to start. Taking care of your physical, emotional, and mental health is what makes it possible for you to do all the things you want to do. Fuel Up You are in charge of what you eat and drink.
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