What is Youth Development?
- Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE)
- Bullying Prevention Program
- Question, Persuade, and Refer (QPR)
- Care Pairs
- Bullying Prevention Workshops
- Bullying Prevention Resources
- Training for Staff, Parent and Students
- LGBTQIA+ Programs and Services
Larrah Feliciano Ed.D. – Program Specialist
Maria Garcia Patlan – Project Implementor (William Daylor High School)
Fax: (916) 686-7596
Youth Development Office
Elk Grove Unified School District
9510 Elk Grove Florin Road
Elk Grove, CA 95624
Tobacco Use Prevention Education (TUPE)
- Understand basic information about tobacco products, including e-cigarettes/vape pens, and the harm they cause
- Gain awareness of strategies manufacturers of tobacco, including e-cigarettes/vape pens, employ to increase use among adolescents through deceptive and creative marketing strategies
- Gain skills to refuse experimentation and use of tobacco
- are experiencing mild to moderate problems at school or home associated with alcohol, tobacco and other drug use;
- may have violated Education Code regarding use or possession of these substances on school property;
- school staff are concerned about because they have seen telltale signs such as decline in academics, displaced behavior and attendance issues.
- Tobacco Free Kids – Promotes public policy reducing smoking rates of minors.
- National Institute for Drug Abuse – National Institute for Drug Abuse; Information and resources regarding drug abuse.
- MADD – Mothers Against Drunk Driving; Resources to reduce drunk driving and help the victims.
- The Truth Initiative – Truth Initiative is America’s largest nonprofit public health organization committed to making tobacco use and nicotine addiction a thing of the past.
Bullying Prevention Program
- Recognize the warning signs of suicide.
- Know how to offer hope.
- Know how to get help and save a life.
Care Pairs is a program designed to bring a diverse group of elementary school students together to build confidence and self-esteem, learn anti-bullying techniques and upstander values, manage conflicts, become well-rounded leaders, and avoid substance abuse. Youth Development staff partner with ASES programs to visit participating elementary sites weekly for the Care Pairs lessons and activities.
Training for Staff, Parent and Students
LGBTQIA+ Programs and Services
EGUSD Board Policy
The Elk Grove Unified School District prohibits discrimination against, nor will it tolerate the intimidation, harassment or bullying of, any student by a student, employee, or any other person from or in the District, on the basis of the student’s actual or perceived disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital or parental status or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.
EGUSD Board Policy – BP 5145.18 – Nondiscrimination/Harassment/Intimidation/Bullying
- LGBTQIA+ Community Resource List
- Sacramento County Crisis & Mental Health Resources
- LGBTQ Student Rights
- 8 Laws to Know: Protecting LGBTQ Youth in California
- Trevor Project Flyer
- Trevor Project – Coming Out – A Handbook for LGBTQ Young People
- Trevor Project Lifeline– 1 (866) 488-7386 – Crisis intervention and suicide prevention line to lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, and questioning youth and young adults. TrevorLifeline, TrevorChat, and TrevorText available.
- Sacramento LGBT Community Center– (916) 442-0185 – Local organization supporting the health and wellness of the most marginalized, advocating for equality and justice, and working to build a culturally rich LGBTQ community.
- PFLAG Sacramento– (916) 978-0410 – National organization with a local chapter that promotes the well-being of LGBTQ youth and their friends and family, through support, education and advocacy.
- National Suicide Prevention Lifeline– 1 (800) 273-8255 – The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
- Advocating for LGBTQ Students with Disabilities – A guide for educators and parents/guardians on supporting LGBTQ students with an IEP or 504 plan.
Learn more about EGUSD's Teen Parent Program (TPP)
- Adult and Community Education
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- Youth Development