The children and youth program offers training, information, and resources for those working with youth. Also providing leadership opportunities for teens to develop skills they can use to educate their peers.
A tool to increase the knowledge and skills for youth advocacy while building a relationship between advocates and their supervisor. Includes resources to connect with End Abuse and continue education on each topic of the sections. Click on the title of the section you are interested in to access the newest version of the CYAM. Here is a link to exciting big updates to the CYAM!
Here is the link to view the ENTIRE Children & Youth Advocate Manual as one document.
Teen Dating Violence NEW SECTION!
A statewide effort that focuses on the development of teen leaders. The Teen Council advises End Abuse on programming and public awareness including; social media and toolkit development and provides critical content for the annual statewide Teen Summit. End Abuse staff facilitate various leadership activities that promote personal agency and explore the root causes of violence.
The TC meets three times separately in regional meetings. There are two combined meetings; the Teen Summit practice meeting to provide TC members with opportunities to practice their volunteered roles for the Teen Summit. The other a TC retreat to build camaraderie between the two councils.
Groups may choose teens to be elected to serve as a representative and their adult mentors. Teen Council alumni may be invited to continue their commitment beyond graduation to support peer-to-peer learning. For more information please contact Cody Warner firstname.lastname@example.org
For the application CLICK HERE!
Here is where you can find additional resources that are helpful to children and youth advocacy.
How to Find Local Social Services
This infographic, How to Find Local Social Services, is meant to aid advocates to find the programs at their local social service, human service, or health & human service agencies.
Discovery Dating Curriculum
Provides a process for exploration of personal values, discernment of character traits of others, and practice of informed decision making. Discovery Dating has been used with full or partial implementation in myriad settings. Full implementation can be up to 14 weekly sessions; however, the lessons may be adjusted or combined to suit varying schedules.
For more information contact Wise Women Gathering Place at (920)490-0627