Reconnecting Youth

When

05/07/2018 - 05/10/2018
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Speaker

RY & CAST Programs, LLC

Cost

$250 for non HHSC funded providers

Description

Reconnecting Youth (30 hours)

Reconnecting Youth (RY) is a school-based prevention program for youth in grades 9 through 12 (14 to 18 years old) at risk for school dropout. These youth also may exhibit multiple behavioral problems, such as substance abuse, aggression, depression, or suicide risk behaviors.

Reconnecting Youth uses a partnership model involving peers, school personnel, and parents to deliver interventions that address the three central program goals:
• Decreased drug involvement
• Increased school performance
• Decreased emotional distress

Students work toward these goals by participating in a semester-long high school class that involves skills training in the context of a positive peer culture.  RY students learn, practice, and apply self-esteem enhancement strategies, decision-making skills, personal control strategies, and interpersonal communication techniques.

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