Monthly Archives: April 2016

Teens Top 10 Rules for Professionalism

Authored by Anne Schmidt, Youth Services Prevention and Outreach Supervisor As school comes to an end and summer begins, more teens may start looking for jobs.  Jobs and internships during the summer are a great way for teens to learn … Continue reading

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Summer Blast Program: A Place for Teens to Grow

Authored by Ricky Vigil, Youth Services Afterschool Coordinator You can feel it in the air: temperatures are dropping, days are getting longer and the call of the great outdoors can no longer be ignored–the school year is mere weeks from … Continue reading

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Theatre Arts Help Students Gain Higher School Scores

Authored by Jessica May, Youth Services Afterschool Coordinator at Copper Hills Elementary It’s common knowledge that people have different interests. Some people carry the great athlete gene and are able to shoot 3 pointers, or score touchdowns. Others can create … Continue reading

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Raising Happy and Productive Children

Authored by Kent Larsen, Youth Services, Family Counseling, LCSW Why are kids so unappreciative and entitled today? Have we spoiled them? Why are my kids so lazy? Another common complaint is that, all they want to do is spend their time … Continue reading

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Tips for Building Stronger Families

Authored by David Christensen, Youth Services, Counseling Services, LCSW Let’s face it; raising a family is hard work!  Whether you’re a single parent or in a two-parent family, caring for children can be a real challenge.  Parenting can bring some … Continue reading

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Odds are High That You Know Someone Impacted by These Crimes

Authored by Susanne Mitchell, MSW, Director Salt Lake County Children’s Justice Center This month is National Child Abuse Prevention month. You will see many agencies in our community supporting awareness for Child Physical and Sexual Abuse with the element of … Continue reading

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Take Care of Yourself – Self Care Tips

Authored Cory Ybarra, Youth Services Sheltercare Program Manager When working with troubled youth and their families – or any type of stressful job for that matter – it’s easy to overlook the overall health of one important aspect of our … Continue reading

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