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National Youth-At-Risk Conference – Savannah

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National Youth-At-Risk Conference
March 2-5, 2014
Hyatt Regency Hotel, Savannah, GA

Empowering Youth for Success in School and Life: Overcoming Poverty, Violence, and Failure

The National Youth-At-Risk Conference provides Comprehensive Professional Development for Adults who serve youth.

YARsurvey2014Thank you for attending the 25th Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference. This special commemorative conference showcased dynamic keynote presenters and entertainment. Over 100 training sessions featured research-based programs and best practices for creating safe, healthy, caring, and intellectually empowering educational environments that foster the well-being of all children and adolescents.

This Conference is Designed for:
All persons interested in the well-being of youth, included but not limited to:

  • Teachers at all levels
  • Principals and Assistant Principals
  • School Counselors and Psychologists
  • Health and Human Service Counselors and Personnel
  • Criminal Justice Professionals
  • Business and Community Leaders
  • Volunteer Service Providers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Social Workers
Conference Objectives
  • Examine attitudes and beliefs and learn that change and growth have unlimited possibilities.
  • Gain an increased understanding of some specific actions that can make a difference in the life of a young person.
  • Identify factors that contribute to high student achievement.
  • Identify conditions that protect against risk factors and identify some strategies that foster resiliency in children at risk.
  • Become acquainted with a sampling of prevention programs that are effective for certain populations and the strategies that work.
  • Recognize opportunities for youth participation in planning, operating, and evaluating youth-focused programs and organizations
National Youth-At-Risk is hosted by
In Cooperation With
  • ALTernatives, Savannah, GA
  • Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA
  • Bethesda Home for Boys, Savannah, GA
  • Bulloch County Schools, Statesboro, GA
  • Economic Opportunity Authority, Savannah, GA
  • Effingham County Board of Education, Springfield, GA
  • Family Connection Partnership Savannah, GA
  • First District RESA Safe and Drug-Free Schools & Communities, Brooklet, GA
  • Georgia Department of Human Resources: Office of Prevention Services, Savannah, GA
  • Georgia Department of Education, Division of School & Leader Quality, Atlanta, GA
  • Parent University, Savannah, GA
  • Pineland MH/MR/SA Services/Southeast Prevention Services, Statesboro, GA
  • Savannah/Chatham Public Schools, Savannah, GA
  • Savannah State University, Savannah, GA



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