Upcoming Parent Support Group

On December 4th LPYS will be holding a parent support group in our office.  This meeting will be facilitated by our Youth & Family Specialist Stephanie Smith, and feature guest speaker Pat Senecal from Celebrating Healthy Communities.  This month’s topic will be the Development Assests Framework. This features 40 ways to build confidence, empowerment, communication between parent and child.

For further information contact:

Stephanie Smith, MSW

Stephanie@lpys.org

970.385.4440 ext. 105

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Upcoming Art Workshops

LPYS has collaborated with The Durango Arts Center to facilitate a series of art workshops for youth ages 6-17.  The next workshop will be held on December 16th in the Durango Arts Center’s Education Room.

Sewn Together Final Schedule

Youth who attend these workshops are encouraged to enter their art in Unchain My Heart, an upcoming art expo focusing on showcasing the talent of the youth in La Plata County.

Unchain my Heart 2018 Art Submission Form

If interested contact:

Tyrell Woodard – Program and Outreach (Americorps VISTA)

tyrell@lpys.org | (970)-385-4400 ext. 103

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Restorative Justice Facilitators WANTED

Contracted Facilitators WANTED:

DURANGO, CO 81301
La Plata Youth Services is looking for experienced restorative justice facilitators. This contracted position will entail facilitating pre-conferences and conferences for a total of $200.00 per case completion. All other prep and follow up work will be completed by the La Plata Youth Services Restorative Justice Coordinator.  There are some opportunities for training, including the Rethinking Substances model. If you have experience facilitating restorative justice circles and would like to have some extra income and opportunities to practice your skills, please do not hesitate to call Dillon Walls, Restorative Justice Coordinator at 970-385-4440 X18.

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Restorative Justice coming to Durango Schools

Check out this article about restorative justice in Durango schools. Bravo to Miller Middle, Big Picture High, and Animas High! We applaud you.

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Office Assistant Needed

LPYS is seeking and individual to participate in the

Senior Community Service Employment Program

Contact Judy Campbell (970) 385-3995 to apply!

jcampbell@ser-national.org

 

 

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Training Opportunity

La Plata Youth Services

will be hosting a training event for

Motivational Interviewing

Check out the MI page for full details!

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Unchain My HeART Upcoming Workshops

Art Workshops are starting soon!

Dec. 9th * Decoupage/Collage Work * 4-7pm * Open Shutter Gallery

Dec. 16th * Smartphone Photography * 4-7pm * Open Shutter Gallery

Email samantha@lpys.org or call (970) 385-4440 ext. 22 to reserve your spot

Stay tuned for more workshop dates!

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Festival Of Trees

Community Connections is hosting the 

Festival of Trees

and you can be an honorable volunteer

December 4, 5, 6 and 11, 12, 13

1:00 – 6:00pm

Email samantha@lpys.org or call (970) 385-4440 ext. 22

for volunteer positions 

2015 Festival of Trees located at : 

479 Main Ave., Durango, CO 81301

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Yeah Summer!

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LPYS is seeking applicants for Youth Advocates!

Do you want to have a positive impact in the lives of youth and families?

LPYS is seeking applicants for Youth Advocates.

Please visit “Employment Opportunities”, under “About Us”, for more information.

We encourage you to apply by Friday, June 12th, as interviews will take place the week of June 15th.

 

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