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July 21, 2015 - 3:24pm
posted by Billie Owens in substance abuse, teens, Announcements.

Press release from the Mental Health Association of Genesee County

Two FREE Teen Intervene Trainings are being offered soon. Six-and-a-half clock hours can be earned for initial credentialing for CPS and CPP (secion 2), CPS & CPP renewal, or CASAC renewal.

These are being offered by GCASA, Northpointe Council, Inc., and Partners for Prevention, in collaboration with the WNY Prevention Resource Center.

Dates are: (Option 1) 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on July 29 (RSVP by July 22) at the Dibble Family Event Center, 4110 W. Main Street Road, Batavia, or (Option 2) 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sept. 2 at the Millennium Buffalo Hotel, 2040 Walden Ave., Buffalo (McKinley Room) (RSVP by Aug. 25).

To register, obtain and complete a registration form from Cheri Kelly, MS, CPP, Northpointe Council, Inc., 800 Main St., Niagara Falls, NY 14301. Fax: (716) 282-1238. Phone (716) 282-1228. E-mail:  [email protected]

Teen Intervene is an evidence-based program for teenagers (12 to 19 years old) suspected of experiencing mild or moderate problems associated with alcohol or other drug use. The program can also include their parents or guardians. Teen Intervene integrates the stages of change model, motivational interviewing, and cognitive-behavioral therapy.

This program can be administered in two or three sessions. It is designed for professionals, including prevention specialists, teachers, school counselors, social workers, psychologists, and other youth-serving professionals.

October 23, 2014 - 8:02pm
posted by Marie Nettnin in youth, fundraiser, teens, Christian, Young Life.
Event Date and Time: 
October 23, 2014 - 7:30pm to November 7, 2014 - 7:30pm

October 23, 2014 - 8:01pm
posted by Marie Nettnin in youth, fundraiser, teens, Christian, Young Life.
Event Date and Time: 
October 23, 2014 - 7:30pm to November 7, 2014 - 7:30pm

October 2, 2013 - 12:50am

 

 

React4Youth is opening a new Creative Youth Center at The Harvester Center, 56 Harvester Ave. in Batavia on Monday October 7th. The center’s mission is to offer young people interested in recording music, DJ'ing, producing music, acting, modeling, photography and video production an accessible creative outlet in the city.

React4Youth is for youth (ages 12-22) in the Batavia and surrounding areas with a goal of opening a space where youth can explore creative opportunities. The project has positively influenced teens through social media, art, outreach, advocacy and educational workshops. React4Youth hopes to achieve a higher profile in the community through initiatives such as the Creative Center that stress the engagement of youth in creative media. The center will provide young people with a safe space to create with adult supervision.

React4Youth also hosts workshops for teens which give them a platform to speak out about topics they are faced with in todays society.

For more information, please visit our website: www.react4youth.org or call 585-678-6948.
Days: Monday - Friday
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: The Harvester Center, 56 Harvester Ave Batavia, NY 14020
Admission: FREE
More Info: www.react4youth.org

 

November 15, 2011 - 11:43am
Event Date and Time: 
February 6, 2013 -
3:15pm to 4:15pm

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m.

Create a cool owl holder for all of your Valentine's Day cards.

This program is for grades 1-3 and registration is required. Limit 20

Visit online at www.woodwardmemoriallibrary.org or call 585-768-8300 to register.

October 30, 2010 - 11:11pm
posted by Daniel Crofts in Attica, teens, after-school programs.

"What's YOUR alternative?"

That's the question Wittnes Smith, of Attica, poses to young people in grades six through 12.

Since moving to the Village of Attica in 2006, Smith and his wife, Tressa, have noticed a couple things: there's not much for young people to do in Attica, and with too much free time on their hands, youths sometimes get involved in things they shouldn't.

So they are working to establish the Club ALT Teen Center in one of the three storefronts of Attica's historic Opera House, which is located at 16 Exchange St. in the village. The aim is to provide teens with alternatives to using alcohol and drugs, and to help them develop a "different outlook on life."

He says there is wide consensus that having a teen center here would be good.

The couple has been actively working on getting the club started for about a year. It would be open during after-school hours to sixth- through 12th-graders in Attica and surrounding areas, including Genesee County.

Village of Attica representatives, while unable to contribute to the project in an official capacity, have said that there are no legal or zoning issues that would prevent a teen center from operating.

July 2, 2010 - 3:17pm
posted by Daniel Crofts in events, teens, Richmond Memorial Libary.
Event Date and Time: 
July 29, 2010 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm

Teen library-goers will have a chance to compete for prizes in a "Battleship Tournament" at the Richmond Memorial Library, at 19 Ross St. in Batavia.

This will last from 2:30 until 4 p.m., Thursday, July 29. Snacks will be provided.

For more information, call the library at 343-9550.

December 18, 2008 - 8:30am
posted by Joseph Langen in Navigating Life, good fortune, teens.

 

(Fuzzy the Clown at Oatka Festival Parade)

JOE: Good morning Calliope.
CALLIOPE: Good morning Joe. How are you today?
JOE: Fine. I'm glad not to have a doctor appointment as I have had each day this week.
CALLIOPE: Anything wrong?
JOE: No. Two visits were checkups with my primary and arthritis doctors. All is in good order in my body as far as I can tell. I even came away with one less prescription than I had before. The third appointment was to give blood for an arthritis study on markers for arthritis. I don't quite understand the technicalities but I guess I don't need to.
CALLIOPE: Glad to hear things are going well. What do you make of it?
JOE: I remember my friend Steve D'Annunzio saying that misfortune in your life can be taken as a sign that you need to change something. I was just wondering if there is a message from God in good fortune too.
CALLIOPE: What do you think it might be?
JOE: Maybe that I am on the right track with alerting people to consider how they live their lives and what the effect is on people.
CALLIOPE: That's the goal of your book, Navigating Life, isn't it?
JOE: It is.
CALLIOPE: So now what?
JOE: I had been thinking about what direction to take with my writing once this book is published.
CALLIOPE: And?
JOE: I think I should continue with this theme. I have started on a book of commonsense wisdom for teens and think I should get back into that project. Talk with you tomorrow.

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