Are you talking to Your Child about the Shooting?

by Kiaisha Barber, LCSW-C Program Director, School-Based Counseling at Tri County Youth Services Bureau Talking with your kids following recent acts of violence, locally and nationally, can be difficult, unpleasant and downright scary for caretakers. This task may be worsened by parent’s own sense of fear and worry. Just turning on the news, glancing at your phone, […]

PARENTS & TEENS: UNITED AGAINST THE OPIATE CRISIS

PARENTS & TEENS: UNITED AGAINST THE OPIATE CRISIS A free workshop for parents and their teens College of Southern Maryland LaPlata Campus Saturday, February 24, 2018 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Come learn valuable information on important topics such as:  Adolescent crime  Adolescent opiate and other drug use  Safe dating  Peer […]

Leadership Development Workshop Series

 Are you seeking to become an effective leader? Do you want to make a difference everywhere you go? … If so, this five week workshop series is for you! Our Leadership Development Workshop Series will give you a clear path to become effective leaders in your communities, schools, place of employment, and in the lives of your peers. Come and get the skills, resources, and inspiration you need to begin a lifelong […]

Community/Youth Mapping Project in St. Mary’s County

Our administrative manager, Tracy Schrock was the Project Coordinator for the Community/Youth Mapping Project in St. Mary’s County MD, this past summer. We were proud to employ 31 youth for 6 weeks. They compiled necessary data to support the need of a Community Youth Center. Check out the Video!

With Adolescent Anxiety On the Rise, Here’s How Parents Can Help Their Child Cope

Consider the tech-filled, high stimulus world that we live in. Children are bombarded with high-intensity, rapid-pace stimuli on a daily basis. From targeted advertising to television and movies and the increasing access to handheld technology by younger and younger demographics, the rise in adolescent anxiety seems like a foregone conclusion. With history telling us that […]