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Tag: Youth services

From the Field: Outdoor Adventure-based Programming in the Northeast Kingdom

From the Field: Outdoor Adventure-based Programming in the Northeast Kingdom

Oct 15, 2016
By: Gary Burnham, Northeast Kingdom Youth Services, St. Johnsbury Stop, breathe in the fresh mountain air, and behold the beauty that is the Vermont wilderness.  Northeast Kingdom Youth Services has been…
Introducing the New VCRHYP Website!

Introducing the New VCRHYP Website!

Sep 19, 2016
Welcome to the brand new VCRHYP website!  We are thrilled to share this labor of love, created in partnership with Eternity, that shows a more comprehensive look at the work VCRHYP coalition staff and…
From the Field: Adding Youth Voice to Our Work

From the Field: Adding Youth Voice to Our Work

Dec 06, 2016
By: Lauren Higbee, Youth Development Director, Youth Services in Brattleboro Youth Services has maintained a strong peer outreach program for several years now. Our Peer Outreach Workers (POWs) were key…
From The Field: Using Mindfulness to Build a Better Community

From The Field: Using Mindfulness to Build a Better Community

Dec 21, 2016
By: Kristin McGee, Family Support Director, Rutland County Parent Child Center Mindfulness, the simple ability to be aware of your surroundings and quietly reflect upon them, has physical and emotional…
GUEST POST: Vermont has SASS, get your text on

GUEST POST: Vermont has SASS, get your text on

Jan 13, 2017
By: Staff at Outright Vermont who work to build safe, healthy, and supportive environments for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth ages 13-22. SASS (Seminars About Safer…
From the Field: Parallel Process

From the Field: Parallel Process

Dec 08, 2017
 By Chrisitine Linn, Director of Youth Development, Youth Services What is the vision of the work we do?  As youth workers and administrators, if we ask each other that question we might come up with…
From the Field: What NCSS Can Provide for Youth

From the Field: What NCSS Can Provide for Youth

Jan 29, 2018
By: Mike Nelson, Youth Care Worker, NCSS & Rae Reichert, Youth Care Worker, NCSS Northwestern Counseling and Support Services (NCSS) is the designated mental health agency for Franklin and Grand Isle…
From the Field: Appreciative Inquiry

From the Field: Appreciative Inquiry

Jun 27, 2018
By: Steve Alexander, Addison County Parent Child Center On a recent spring morning, I had the pleasure of meeting with Caitlin, as she took a break from her responsibilities as a participant in the Addison…
From the Field: Staying the Course

From the Field: Staying the Course

Aug 02, 2018
By: Mary Rehlen, Rutland County Parent Child Center Troy and Sam were first introduced to the Rutland County Parent Child Center (RCPCC) in June 2016. Troy had been homeless for over a year and he and…