Increased School Performance | Decreased Drug Involvement | Decreased Emotional Distress
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What is Reconnecting Youth?
Reconnecting Youth (RY) is an evidence-based prevention program for teens at risk for school dropout and co-occurring problems. RY includes a semester-long class, with just 10-12 students, that can be integrated into any middle or high school setting and offered for a grade and credit. The RY Class combines a positive peer group culture with skills training in five engaging modules:
What are the goals?
The goals of RY are to help youth build coping skills and competencies, increase time spent in healthy activities, and enhance social support resources. All RY students work on and support others in the RY Program Goals:
How does it work?
The Reconnecting Youth Program has been rigorously tested and is included on multiple Evidence-Based Programs listings.
Please join a Facilitator Training Series to learn all about how and why Reconnecting Youth works!
Who can Participate?
An RY Class is designed to serve middle & high school students who:
RY also incorporates several social support mechanisms for participating youth:
RY works to reduce suicide-risk behaviors, depression, hopelessness, anxiety, anger, and drug involvement; while increasing school bonding and social resources (family support).
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|Recommended NEW Partner Program: Family Engagement! For caregivers of RY & CAST Program youth.|
|Interested in Learning More? Explore the Reconnecting Youth Program in this micro-course!|