Monthly Archives: August 2015

My Salt Lake County Internship Experience

By Daija Jones, Youth Services Peer Youth Worker Entering a new work environment can be intense. Walking into my summer internship with Salt Lake County Human Services Department, I held onto the idea that I would feel incredibly intimidated. I … Continue reading

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Bruce Field Reopening Celebration

By Belkis Villa and Krysta Brochinsky, Youth Services Afterschool Program Staff It’s been over a year since work began on the abandoned Bruce Field in Kearns. What used to be a rundown baseball field filled with trash has been transformed … Continue reading

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Family Mealtimes

By Jessica Maple, Salt Lake County Health Department, Health Educator September is just around the corner, meaning it is time to celebrate sitting down and spending time with your family. That’s right! Family Mealtime is so important that it has … Continue reading

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Utah Pride Center and Salt Lake County Youth Services Strengthen Ties

Authored by Maria Drummond, SLCo Youth Services Recreation Therapist The Salt Lake County Youth Services LGBTQ Advocates committee toured the Utah Pride Center last week. We are so impressed with their staff and facility and excited to be strengthening our … Continue reading

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Tips Fathers Should Teach Their Children

Submitted by Frank Bedolla, Afterschool Program Coordinator Tip #1 Boys watch their fathers and do what they do. The best thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. Boys will learn how to treat a woman … Continue reading

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Draper Safety Days

By Mike Varanakis, Youth Services Public Information Officer Our Prevention and Outreach Team participated in the Draper Safety Days National Night Out Against Crime on August 4th at Draper City Park. The event featured food, safety information, crime prevention tips, medical … Continue reading

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