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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.

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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One-third of youth report feeling nervous or anxious within the past month. Stress makes youth skip meals and feel tired, depressed and overwhelmed. This is particularly true for under-resourced populations that may face more significant stressors such as trauma and the struggle to have basic needs met.

Join us for this experience as we:
•understand how emotional resilience can improve the college and career readiness of youth;
•understand practical strategies to strengthen the emotional resilience of youth;
•expand on ideas and resources for practitioners;
•take actionable knowledge to help youth not only survive, but thrive with more emotional resilience.

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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

Event Details:

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

Event Details:

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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Teens who use drugs may show behavioral problems and struggle in school. Substance use can cause lasting brain changes and can increase risk of dependence, risky sexual behaviors, risk of motor vehicle accidents and can lead to addiction. Factors such as monitoring and support by caring adults, positive relationships, anti-drug policies and resources are protective for youth against substance misuse.

Join us for this experience as we:

•identify youth substance trends;

•identify evidence-based strategies to assist in prevention;

•understand how to interpret data associated with youth substance use and abuse

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Nearly 30 percent of 12th-graders in Indiana report using electronic vapor products in the last month. As the brain continues to develop, adolescent use of e-cigarettes containing nicotine can harm the part of the brain responsible for mood, learning and impulse control.

Join us for this experience as we learn and:

•understand e-cigarettes, including JUUL;

•understand how they are impacting Indiana’s youth;

•understand the health risks of youth usage;

•discover resources to assist with education, prevention and helping those who are addicted

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CATCH My Breath is a best-practices youth E-cigarette and JUUL prevention program developed by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health. The program provides up-to-date information to youth workers, including teachers, parents, and health professionals to equip youth with the knowledge and skills they need to make informed decisions about the use of E-cigarettes, including JUUL devices..

Join us for this experience as we:

•learn peer-led teaching approach;

•learn about recently passed legislation to help address youth tobacco use;

•gain resources to help youth who are trying to quit vaping

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Indiana children of color have a poverty rate (40.0%) twice the state level (18.6%). Poverty is one of the primary contributors to family stress, which is more prevalent among families of color in Indiana. Stress negatively impacts children’s physical, emotional, and cognitive development which has long-term physical and mental health effects.

Join us for this experience as we:
• learn of local families who are impacted by toxic stress;
• understand the multi-generational impact;
• develop social support skills as a protective factor;
• use peer supports to build and model social support skills in high-stress communities

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Adults working with youth spend much of their time nurturing young people, yet often struggle to find time for personal and professional renewal. It takes a community of renewed youth workers to encourage teamwork, rejuvenate morale and bring new life to any office or program culture.

Join us for this experience as we:

•learn how to take your personal renewal efforts to the next level;

•discover strategies to help you “struggle less and BE more” in your work and in your personal life;

•gain strategies to maintain our energy to continually impact the youth we serve