Free Programs We Offer for Middle Schoolers and Older:

 

Gearing Up for 6th Grade
This program is aimed at male students who are preparing to leave 5th grade.  Students will learn about some of the transitional events that happen as a student makes the adjustment from elementary to middle school.  Our Program Coordinator will discuss school schedules, making friends, organization and other tools that will empower male students who make the jump to a new grade and school.  This program is offered in an in-person format.

Girls to the 6th Power

This program is aimed at female students who are preparing to leave 5th grade.  Students will learn about some of the transitional events that happen as a student makes the adjustment from elementary to middle school.  Our Program Coordinator will discuss school schedules, making friends, organization and other tools that will empower female students who make the jump to a new grade and school.  This program is offered in an in-person format.

 

Coaching Teen Leaders
This class is meant to educate and empower youth to be leaders in their respective communities.  Students will discuss the challenges facing teenagers and how to best handle them.  Students will learn how to take responsibility of their actions and work toward positive decision making.  The goal of this program is to engage students in a way that encourages them to make positive choices and actions in their daily lives.  This program is offered in person and is best suited for high schoolers.​

Understanding Grief and Loss
This program is best suited for students in 8th grade and above.  Our Program Coordinator is certified in the Grief Recover Method and has tailored a program that helps students identify what grief is and how it can affect them.  Students also learn coping skills and ways to self soothe during times of loss. This program is offered in an in-person format.

Bully Prevention and Awareness
Bullying vs Conflict - many times, students don't understand the difference.  In this program, students will learn to identify the differences in conflict and bullying, along with simple steps to prevent both.  There is also information about how to discuss bullying with the appropriate adults and how to help others who might be experiencing it.  This program is best suited for 8th graders and older.  It is available in an in-person format.

 

Relationship Violence

In this program, students will learn the value of their individuality and how to identify unsafe practices within personal relationships.  Specifically, students will learn what domestic violence looks like in young people and how to seek help and/or prevent it.  This program is appropriate for Sophomores and older.  It is available in an in-person format.

Social Media and Internet Safety
In this program geared toward 8th graders and above, students will learn the dangers of the Internet and how to best protect themselves.  Students will also discuss Social Media platforms and how to protect their privacy.  This program is available in person.

Shaken Baby Syndrome Prevention
This program is available to students in the 6th grade and above.  Students will learn what Shaken Baby Syndrome is and how to prevent it from happening to infants that might be in their care.  Students will also see an in-person demonstration with a baby simulator.  The simulator helps students visually identify how dangerous SBS is and the injuries it can cause.  This program is available in person and in a virtual format.
 

Child Safety and Hot Cars

In this in-person class, students will learn how to prevent the dangers to infants and children in hot vehicles.  This car is best suited for students in the 6th grade and above.

SIDS and Safe Infant Sleeping

In this class, students will learn what Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is and the statistics surrounding it.  Additionally, students will learn the proper and safest sleep practices for infants and babies, in an effort to keep them safe.  This in-person class is available to students in the 6th grade and above.

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