Monthly Archives: August 2016

What if My Student Doesn’t Like School?

Authored by Anne Schmidt, Supervisor – Prevention and Outreach Case Manager Back to school can be an exciting time for some and a terrible time for others.  Parents (and some kids) may be excited to get back into a routine, … Continue reading

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Restorative Justice and Magna/Kearns Youth Court

Authored by Ricky Vigil YS Afterschool Coordinator, Cyprus High School We all make mistakes–what we do after those mistakes is what makes us who we are. Magna Kearns Youth Court was born out of a desire not only to keep … Continue reading

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The Power of Positive Movement with Tanner Dance Summer Camp and School Programs

 Authored by Maria Drummond, YS Recreation Therapist Droop your face, slump your shoulders, lower your chin to your chest and let your arms hang limply at your side. While holding that pose, say “I feel great, I feel wonderful, I … Continue reading

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Salt Lake County Youth Services – Ayuda para los jóvenes

Authored by Nefy Ledezma, Youth Services Crisis Counselor División de servicios para los jóvenes (Division of youth services) del condado de Salt Lake, está aquí para ayudarle a usted y a su familia. Nosotros ofrecemos múltiples servicios enfocados a ayudar … Continue reading

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Coping with School Stress

Authored by Kent Larsen, Therapist/Counseling Services As we approach the starting of school many of our children and teens have mixed emotions as being in school adds a lot of stress that didn’t exist in the same way during the … Continue reading

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