Monthly Archives: June 2016

NEVER leave a pet or a child in a hot car!

Authored by Callista Pearson, SLCo Animal Services Communications Manager Dogs Die In Hot Cars Take the Pledge and NEVER leave a pet or a child in a hot car! Come into Salt Lake County Animal Services and sign the pledge. … Continue reading

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Salt Lake County Youth Services – Summer Employment Program

Authored by Pat Berckman, Youth Services Director Thanks to funding received from a Department of Workforce Services, a three year grant to Salt Lake County Youth Services launched a youth Summer Employment Program in 2014. Starting with 10 refugee youth … Continue reading

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Active Shooter Training

Authored by Cara Stephens, Youth Services Quality Assurance Manager Last week the Salt Lake County Youth Services held an Active Shooter Training facilitated by the Salt Lake County Sheriff’s Office. Over 100 of our staff participated in this training. During the … Continue reading

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Are Our Schools Safe?

Authored by JaNae Briggs, Outreach and Prevention Case Manager In researching for this blog topic, I found an article suggesting that there was a widely publicized survey comparing public school problems of the 1940’s with modern school problems. With some … Continue reading

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The Utah Pride Parade Invaded by Zombies

Authored by Maria Drummond, Youth Services Recreation Therapist The LGBTQ Advocates Committee at Salt Lake County Youth Services is comprised of administrators, youth workers, program coordinators and therapists at Salt Lake County Youth Services. They formed this committee to ensure … Continue reading

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Why Family Vacations Are Important

Authored by Kent Larsen, Youth Services Licensed Family Therapist Are family vacations important?  Why would we want to go on vacations with our siblings? Our parent(s)?  Wouldn’t we just argue with and torment each other in the car on the … Continue reading

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