at 2711 Barbados Lane, Lexington, 40512-103 United States
Youth Violence Prevention Education
YouthAlert! (YA!) is a group of concerned and caring American adults from many parts of society whose purpose is help to bring about a substantial reduction in youth violence ages 10 to 24. All of YouthAlert! (YA!) initiatives are educational only and rooted in volunteerism.YouthAlert (YA!)'s initiatives are not political, financial, religious or judgmental.
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Welcome to YouthAlert! Lets reduce violence together. The more awareness we raise, the more peace we can bring!
Mental health, social health, physical health, and family health are cornerstones of child and youth lives and they are the cornerstones of the YouthAlert!
Program isa school-based, out-of-school time, one to five-day, two to ten-hour, live, in-person instructional program,whosepurpose is to reduce child and youth violence, bullying, and abuse, ten-percent and improve the overall health of all school age children and youth.
Program, for ages 5 to 25, is a school-based, model universal, cross-cutting child and youth violence, bullying, and abuse, educational and training prevention and health education program.
Subjects include, mental health, physical health, social-emotional health, peer-to-peer youth violence, gun violence, suicide, self-harm, dating violence, sexual violence, domestic violence, gender violence, LGBTQ violence, child maltreatment, bullying, stalking, harassment, gang violence, justice, terrorism, plus other youth health advocacy and prevention topics including,substance abuse, unintentional injuries, media, successful interventions, intervention contacts, and more.
Youth comments helped to develop this presentation and student class members as asked to help in present the program.
Program is a Ten-Percent reduction in all violence, self-harm, bullying, substance abuse, school , board, and law, violations, truancy, and behavior events, with children, youth, and young adults who have gone through our program.
Program includes, a live in-person speaker/presenter, 200 video slides, 100 videos, video recording, public service announcements (PSA's) videos, important statistical information, important skills sets to learn, live role playing, question, and answer periods, open discussion, worksheets, reviews, surveys, local youth service contact information, free snacks and more.
The programme also provide evidence that this change in attitudes are sustained even some months after the programme which lead to change in behaviour.
Lesson Plan, Student Worksheet, Youth Survey, Host Survey, Word Puzzle, Free Class Certificate and Free Class Trophy.
" As a retired superintendent of schools after sixteen years and educator for 41 years, I am sending this recommendation for YouthAlert!
I am a founding board member of this organization and have watched it impact many, many students in preventing violence.
During this time where school violence is happening all over our country, I highly recommend this stellar program as strong preventative measure in your schools. "
High School, Louisville, Kentucky, Doss High School, Louisville, Kentucky, Fern
Creek High School, Louisville, Kentucky, Iroquois High School, Louisville,
Kentucky, Southern High School, Louisville, Kentucky, Waggener High School,
Louisville, Kentucky, Western High School Early College Louisville, Kentucky, Carrithers
Middle School, Louisville, Kentucky, Conway Middle School, Louisville,
Kentucky, Fredrick Law Olmsted Academy South Middle School, Louisville,
Kentucky, Knight Middle School, Louisville, Kentucky, Lassiter Middle School,
Louisville, Kentucky, Meyzeek Middle School, Louisville, Kentucky, Newburg
Middle School, Louisville, Kentucky, Paul Lawrence Dunbar High School,
Lexington, Kentucky, Beaumont Middle School, Lexington, Kentucky, Bryan Station
Middle School, Lexington, Kentucky, Crawford Middle School, Lexington,
Kentucky, Jessie M. Clark Middle School, Leestown Middle School, Lexington,
Kentucky, Morton Middle School, Lexington, Kentucky, Southern Middle School,
Lexington, Kentucky, Winburn Middle School, Lexington, Kentucky, My Old
Kentucky Home Middle School, Bardstown, Kentucky, University of Louisville,
Louisville, Kentucky, Muhammad Ali Center, Louisville, Kentucky, City of
Louisville's Youth Detention Services, Louisville, Kentucky, City of Louisville
Office of Youth Development, Louisville, Kentucky, Fayette Regional Juvenile
Detention Center, Lexington, Kentucky, LFUCG Division of Youth Services,
Lexington, Kentucky, YMCA Black Achievers, Lexington, Kentucky, Arbor Youth
Services, Lexington, Kentucky, Community Action Kentucky, Statewide Staff
Meeting, Frankfort, Kentucky, Stop Youth Suicide Conference, Lexington, Kentucky.
Additional Presentation Locations: Bryan Station High School
Lexington, Kentucky, Central High School, Louisville, Kentucky, Jefferson
Country Community & Technical College (JCTC) Louisville ,Kentucky, Kentucky Center for African American Heritage
(KCAAH) Louisville, Kentucky, Lexington Public Library, Lexington, Kentucky, Louisville,
Free Public Library, Louisville, Kentucky, Jefferson County Public Schools,
Safe and Drug-Free Schools Office, Louisville, Kentucky, Kentucky Court
Designated Workers (CDW), Lexington, Kentucky Family Court Judges, Lexington,
Kentucky, Kentucky State Department for Behavioral Health, Developmental and
Intellectual Disabilities, Frankfort, Kentucky, Kentucky Council on Crime and
Delinquency (KCCD), Fayette County
Public Schools, Equity Council, Lexington, Kentucky, U.S. Dept.
Partnership, Shannon Moody, Policy Analyst, Kentucky Youth Advocates, Face-It ® Movement, Jon Auslander-Price, YOUth Career Center, KentuckianaWorks, McKenzie Cantrell, Employment Law Attorney, Kentucky Equal Justice Center, Officer Joe Saunier SRO, Region 3, Board of Directors Representative, Kentucky Association of School Resource Officers (KYASRO), Kellye Cunningham, NAACP Youth Council, Enrica Thomas, LMFT, Service Team Leader, Family & Children’s Place, Phyllis L. Clark, M.Ed, Program Coordinator, 15K Degrees Initiative, Luther Brown, Board 4 Change, Kaitlyn Moten, Teen Miss Kentucky 2014, DreamGirls, USA,Tom Shelton, Ph.D., Superintendent, Fayette County Public Schools, Lexington, KY, Fayette County Kentucky Family Court Judge John P. Schrader, Stephanie Stockburger, MD, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Adolescent Medicine, University of Kentucky for Stop Youth Suicide, S.W.A.G.
Inc. (Children Have Options In Choosing Experiences) Louisville, KY, Eric Kleppe-Montenegro, PACT in Action Louisville, KY, Carol Smith, Central High School President, Parent Teachers Association (PTA),Dr. Anthony Newberry, President and C.E.O., Jefferson Community & Technical College (JCTC), Ann Bowdan, Reporter WLKY-32 News, Kentucky Court of Appeals Judge Denise Clayton, Dr. Hatim A. Omar, Founder & Chairman of the Stop Youth Suicide Campaign, Michael Gray, JD, MUP, Executive Director, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), The Muhammad Ali Center Council of Students (MACCS),Margaret Dunbar-Demaree, CEO/Founder, 1+1=U, Inc., Libby Mills, Executive Director of Restorative Justice, Fairness Campaign, Service For Peace, Susan Moseley (Military sexual trauma), Susan A.
Vessels, Executive Director, Community Coordinate ChildCare (4-C), Katherine Nichols, President, Kentuckians' Voice for Crime Victims (KVCV), Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana (BGCK), YouthBuild Louisville, Paws with Purpose, Anthony Smith, Director for Safe Neighborhoods, Office of the Mayor, Louisville, KY, Aukram Burton, Multicultural Education/Diversity, Jefferson County Public Schools, Dr. Timir Banerjee, the Society for the Prevention of Aggressiveness and Violence among Adolescents (SPAVA), Sabree, MSSW, Coordinator of Navigators Programming & Agency Evaluation, Peace Education Program, Louisville, KY, Stephen Ulrich, Co-Chair, Metro Louisville Suicide Prevention Group, Quan A.
Kid" A Youth Violence Prevention Presentation and Program, Video Presentation by WLKY32-TV “The Real Impact of Local Violence”, Roy Woods, Chairman of the Fayette County Public Schools Equity Council, Quincy Murdock, MSW, Logan Avritt IV, Geo Gibson, M.A.D.E (Motivating youth All Day Everyday), Dr. Melanie O. Matson, University of Kentucky Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP) Center, Natalie Thompson, Program Director, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass, Lexington, KY, Rabbi Marc Kline, Temple Adath Israel, Lexington, KY, Reverend Willis Polk, Imani Baptist Church, Lexington, KY, Diane Turner Minnifield, Assistant Fayette County Attorney, Lexington, KY, Linda Harvey, Director, Juvenile Restorative Justice, Lexington, KY, Darlene Thomas, Executive Director, Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program, Lexington, KY.
in 2017 was a honored participant of The Kentucky Department of Education’s Health Education and Physical Education Revision & Development Committee (RDC ) Focus Group.