Events

PSN Committee Meeting
PSN Community Collaborative Mtg.      
May 28, 2015, 4 – 6 pm
PAUSD District Office
RSVP Tanya at tanya.schornack@cityofpaloalto.org
 

Parent Education
The Parenting Project:Proven Method for Raising and Protecting Teens  
Palo Alto Police Department, Greendell Campus @ Cubberley, Rm. T2
September 3 – November 19, 2015, Thursdays, 6 – 9 pm
Join other parents to improve your teen’s social and academic engagement, discipline, and any aspect of your relationship:  Learn to stop arguing; Control the use of electronics; Improve school attendance and performance;  Prevent the use of drugs and alcohol, bad peer influence, and run-aways and Strengthen family unity and self-esteem.
 

Youth Opportunities & Education
 Join the #CaringNeighbors Team
We want to make a big splash – encourage neighborhoods to build community, get to know one another, and strengthen the fabric of our city. We are looking for  6-8 local teens for our summer #CaringNeighbors Team. The team will be working with Terry Godfrey of the Palo Alto Developmental Assets Initiative and with the help of a staff member from the City of Palo Alto and other adult volunteers.
The assignment will last from roughly Memorial Day to Labor Day and include about 50 hours of work.  Students can choose to either get volunteer service hours credit or a stipend of $500 paid at the end of the assignment. See more information at www.devassetspaloalto.org/neighborhoods.html.Apply by Friday, May 22  to Terry Godfrey at devassetspaloalto@gmail.com.
 
The Counter Culture Project
The project aims to build a united community and promote positive mental health and well-being among Asian-American youth nationwide. The Project is accepting applications for its Youth Council and also submissions for its new Story Collective initiative, for more information, email Luba Botcheva.
 

Professional Development Opportunities
Suicide Prevention and Outreach Training for Community Workers in Spanish
Forwarded from Reconozca Las Senales
May 28 - 29, 2015,  San Jose, CA
Contact Evelyn Tirumalai for more details at (408) 885-3982
 
This free training will cover:
  • Overview of the Know the Signs Suicide Prevention Project “El Rotafolio”
  • Suicide prevention training (safeTALK curriculum)
  • An orientation to use the flip chart and other outreach materials to conduct a one-hour presentation on suicide prevention in your community.
Gender Spectrum Professionals’ Symposium
Forwarded from Adolescent Counseling Services
July 11 - 12, 2015, Saint Mary’s College of California, Moraga, CA
This event is ideal for professionals that work with Gender-expansive youth and/or their families. Participants will take part in programming, activities and immediately accessible resources designed to build the capacity of professionals for working with families and young people around issues of gender.
 
Leadership Palo Alto
Applications are now being accepted for Leadership Palo Alto’s 2015-2016 class, the Palo Alto Chamber of Commerce’s leadership development class. Blend real world knowledge with practical volunteer and leadership skills to gain in-depth understanding that will catapult you into positions as leaders in our community, businesses and nonprofits. Online application can be found on the website or call for additional inform