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We Have New Teachers for our Kids at Crisis Residential

Authored by: JD Green, Program Manager for Juvenile Receiving Center and Crisis Residential We are pleased to introduce our new teachers for the Crisis Residential classroom! Robert “OZ” Osbourne is a seasoned educator with over 31 years of teaching and … Continue reading

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Building Leadership Skills with Magna Kearns Youth Court

Authored by: Ricky Vigil, Magna Kearns Youth Court Coordinator I am constantly amazed at how bright, how passionate and how dedicated the teenagers I work with are. Society at large thinks of teenagers as lazy, irresponsible and self-centered, and while … Continue reading

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Tips for Going Back to School

Authored By: Chris Bereshnyi, Family Therapist It’s that time of year that children dread, but parents love: back to school. Although it provides a break for parents, starting out the school year on the right foot is important, and like … Continue reading

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Back to School: Setting Realistic Goals

Authored by: Ricky Vigil, Afterschool Program Coordinator, Cyprus High School Some kids I’ve talked to at Back-to-School nights and Class Registration are genuinely excited to get back to their classrooms. When I asked the kids what they were looking forward … Continue reading

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Ease the Back to School Transition

Authored by: Chris Bereshnyi, Family Therapist It’s that time of year that children dread, but parents love: back to school. Although it provides a break for parents, starting out the school year on the right foot is important. And like … Continue reading

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What an amazing experience looks like!

Authored by: Sarafina Shukuru, Intern from the Refugee Program My experience as an intern at Youth Services was uniquely awesome. I thought it would be challenging and something I wouldn’t be able to handle, but it turned out to be … Continue reading

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Turn Around Bright Eyes: There’s a Total Solar Eclipse of the Sun

Authored by: Liz Sollis, Salt Lake County Library On August 21, 2017, a total solar eclipse will take place and the County Library is offering several programs and viewing parties to help maximize this incredible experience. Whether you’re looking for … Continue reading

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