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Every child deserves to be safe, loved and nurtured.Together, we can protect children, prepare parents, strengthen families and educate our community to Stop Child Abuse and Neglect.

Indiana Youth Institute, in collaboration with Stop Child Abuse and Neglect(SCAN) Region 6, are pleased to offer a virtual summit providing timely information on critical intervention tools to use when working with families.

Through this training, you will have the opportunity to learn and engage with expert trainers on a variety of topics ranging from motivational interviewing to trauma informed care to restorative practices.

This live training aims to support and enhance your work by providing critical intervention tools that can be quickly implemented with the children and families that you serve.

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We have much work to do to ensure all Hoosier children can thrive. All of Indiana’s 1.5 million children deserve a safe, productive, healthy environment where they can learn, grow, and succeed.Through a robust and data-driven presentation using IYI’s 2020 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, you will be empowered with information to inform policies,practices and decision-making that improve the health and well-being of Hoosier youth.

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With COVID-19 challenging our routines, we must adapt and continue to find ways to support our children. Many of us are struggling to adjust to the sudden changes brought about by the current pandemic we are experiencing. As parents, mentors, and youth workers, it can be particularly difficult to help youth cope with the additional stressors we are now experiencing

Join us for this experience as we:

•understand how stress affects the brain and body, with specific focus on the impact of the current pandemic and related ramifications;

•learn and gain insights for stress management techniques and considerations during this time of societal stress.

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This session will review the Graduation Pathways and take a deeper look at how schools are implementing this new requirement, as well as Promising Practices from schools across the state. 

  • Educators will have a greater understanding of the Graduation Pathways.
  • Educators will learn how to implement the 3 Graduation Pathways in their schools. 
  • Educators will learn promising practices for Graduation Pathways. 

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About This Event

We have much work to do to ensure all Hoosier children can thrive. All of Indiana’s 1.5 million children deserve a safe, productive, healthy environment where they can learn, grow, and succeed.Through a robust and data-driven presentation using IYI’s 2020 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, you will be empowered with information to inform policies,practices and decision-making that improve the health and well-being of Hoosier youth.

Join us for this experience as we:

•learn about top challenges for kids across Indiana;

•explore data trends both statewide and county-specific;

•recognize best practice research to approach to key issue

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Please join us for our virtual Youth Worker Café’. During this time, we will connect, learn, ask questions and participate in a discussion with other youth workers from your community and around the state.We have much work to do to ensure all Hoosier children can thrive.

All of Indiana’s 1.5 million children deserve a safe, productive, healthy environment where they can learn, grow, and succeed.Through a robust and data-driven presentation using IYI’s 2020 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, you will be empowered with information to inform policies,practices and decision-making that improve the health and well-being of Hoosier youth.

•learn about top challenges for kids across Indiana;

•explore data trends both statewide and county-specific;

•recognize best practice research to approach to key issues

 

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About This Event

We have much work to do to ensure all Hoosier children can thrive. All of Indiana’s 1.5 million children deserve a safe, productive, healthy environment where they can learn, grow, and succeed. Through a robust and data-driven presentation using IYI’s 2020 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, you will be empowered with information to inform policies, practices and decision-making that improve the health and well-being of Hoosier youth.

Join us for the “State of the Child 2020” as we:
•learn about top challenges for kids across Indiana;
•explore data trends both statewide and county-specific;
•recognize best practice research to approach to key issues

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The focus of this webinar is to provide a broad to specific overview of Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) to provide context related to partnerships, implementation, and design. This presentation will provide a broad overview of CMHCs in the State of Indiana and their purpose and role in schools and the larger community as supported by the Division of Mental Health and Addiction of Family and Social Services Administration. Two exemplars of CMHCs and their integration into school communities across the spectrum of implementation will also share their experiences. 

  • Participants will  
  • learn the purpose, role, and benefit of CMHCs and their integration into schools  
  •  understand strategies to partner and integrate CMHCs into schools  
  •  hear two exemplars of implementation and lessons learned 
  • have a deeper understanding of the nuances of CMHCs and school/community partnerships 

 

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An unregulated adult cannot help youth regulate.  They go, where we lead.  Modeling a variety of appropriate coping and stress management skills can be the very best gift those that work with youth can give.  Being able to recognize and regulate emotion is essential to  building healthy relationships and to thriving in school and beyond. 

  • Learn to recognize and regulate emotion and foster positive relationships even in difficult situations.
  • Discover a variety of coping and stress management skills that can be taught to others.
  • Discover assessments to assist in understanding various aspects of self-regulation, both for the participant and the youth they serve.
  • Participate in activities and model debriefing techniques that can be used with others to teach self-regulation.

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Indiana has experienced a dramatic increase in vaping/e-cigarette use among youth.  Vape Free Indiana was created to implement prevention, public education and cessation strategies to address this public health issue.  This session will review the latest tools Indiana is providing to stakeholders, including resources for schools and parents, as well as the current vaping product landscape. 

  • Understand some of the factors for the increase in vaping among youth 
  • Learn strategies that parents, school, health care providers and communities can take to address the issue 
  • Connect with state and local resources 

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