Project Information

Education, Health Services, Safety (such as Disaster Service), Social Welfare
Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, History, Consumer and Family Science, English, Math, Language Arts, Drama, Literature, Psychology
Outside of School
10/08/2015
Project Ended
Sean Rupley
Basic Information
Description
  • Youth for Youth LIVE! Guam
    10/08/2015
    Sean Rupley
    04/03/2016
    30
    05/21/2016
    20
    12+
    9, 10, 11, 12
    Suitable for Persons with Disabilities
    No Costs

  • Description

    Youth for Youth LIVE! Guam in partnership with the Guam Behavioral Health and Wellness Center and other community partners host the annual Youth for Youth Conference. The YFY Conference is a 3 day conference held at the Hyatt Regency Guam. Students who participate will be trained to be Family Group facilitators and workshop presenters at the conference.

    Career Pathway/Field

    PREVENTION SPECIALIST, SOCIAL SERVICES

    Objective

    Students who participate will be trained in the following:

    • Group Facilitation
    • Workshop Presentation Skills
    • Team Building
    • Anger/Stress Management
    • Bullying Prevention
    • Conflict Resolution
    • Cultural Diversity
    • Homosexuality
    • Online Safety
    • Relationship Safety
    • Safer Sex
    • Substance Abuse Prevention
    •  Suicide Prevention
    • Tobacco Prevention
    • Underage Drinking Prevention

    Students will also be responsible for creating and planning for Family Groups and workshop presentations for the 2016 Youth for Youth Conference.

    Instructions

    Students interested in being Facilitators/Workshop Presenters for the 2016 Youth for Youth Conference must complete the Online application: http://tinyurl.com/yfy2016 and be interviewed by the conference, Facilitator and Workshop Committees. Students are required to complete the following:

    • Attend ALL Youth for Youth LIVE! Guam meetings (Fridays from 4pm-6pm).
    • Attend ALL Facilitator and Workshop trainings.
    • Attend retreats and other YFYLG events.

    Warnings/Notices

    Students that participate in this service learning project will need to complete the Facilitator/Workshop Presenter application at http://tinyurl.com/yfy2016, parent/guardian permission and media release form signed and returned. Failure to complete the Facilitator and Workshop Presenter training and Facilitator and Present at the 2016 Youth for Youth Conference will forfeit full credit hours.. Students that complete the program will receive a certificate of participation and the 2016 conference shirt.

    Issue Area

    Self Esteem, Youth Development, Anger/Stress Management, Bullying Prevention, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Diversity, Homosexuality, Online Safety, Relationship Safety, Safer Sex, Substance Abuse Pre

    Agency Description

    Youth for Youth LIVE! Guam is a local non-profit organization that utlitzes the positive energies of youth to promote positive, healthy and drug-free lifestyles to their peers.

    Point of Contact Informations

    Sean Rupley, Faciltiator Committee-Adult Chairperson: yfyliveguam@gmail.com

    Comments about the Project Location

    Weekly Youth for Youth LIVE! Guam meetings and Trainings will take place at the GBHWC Prevention & Training Branch Office�J&G Commercial Center, Building F-2nd floor next to Paradise Fitness Center in Hagatna. Call 477-9079 through 9083 for directions.

    NOT FOR CONFERENCE ATTENDEES