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 YOUTH SERVICES DEPARTMENT
 Bridgette Nugent, Interim Director
 320 West MLK Jr./State Street
 Ithaca, NY 14850
 Phone: (607)-274-5310
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Current Offerings

 
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SAFETALK

Suicide Alertness for Everyone

Wednesday, February 13, 2019

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

TC Public Library, Borg Warner Room, 101 E. Green Street

Light refreshments will be provided

The Safe Talk training is designed to help participants recognize a person with thoughts of suicide and connect them with resources. As a SafeTalk – trained suicide alert helper, you will be better able to move beyond common tendencies to miss, dismiss or avoid suicide.

Presenters: 

Garra Lloyd-Lester of Suicide Prevention Center of NYS and 

Lee-Ellen Marvin, Suicide Prevention & Crisis Service of TC

 

Registration is Required: Contact Theresa Albert at talbert@tompkins-co.org or call (607) 274-5310,

no later than February 9th.

 

 

GROWTH MINDSET

 

Thursday, March 28, 2019
9:00 - 11:00 am
Hotel Ithaca, 222 S. Cayuga Street, Ithaca
Light refreshments will be provided
 
Presenter:  Christie Bainbridge, a Speech/Language Pathologist with over 20 years of experience.  
 

The presentation will give an overview of the concept of Growth Mindset which is based on the work of Stanford University researcher, Carol Dweck.  The focus of the presentation will be on the ways growth mindset can be applied to numerous aspects of life, and especially how growth mindset strategies can be used with middle and high school youth to promote achievement and positive, personal growth. Outcomes include how to identify fixed and growth mindsets; transform fixed into growth mindsets; evoke growth mindsets in youth; and learn how to incorporate growth mindset activities with youth.

Registration is Required: Contact Theresa Albert at talbert@tompkins-co.org or call (607) 274-5310 no later than March 21st.

 

 

 

 

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