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Two photos of teens practicing CPR compressions on a dummy. Text says Health & Safety Classes

With school out, summer is a good time for Teens to learn new skills or brush up on important ones. These opportunities are for rising 7 – 12th graders. Some are for Community Service credit!

Saturday, June 29 “Teen Takeover Day”

Healthy Relationships, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Join a representative from the Parents for Megan’s Law Crime Victims Center for a workshop, during which teens will view and discuss eight videos about healthy and unhealthy relationships. This program will encourage deep conversations about the difference between healthy and unhealthy behaviors in both friendships and dating relationships. Earn 1 hour of community service credit upon completion of the program.  Click here to register now.

Hands-Only CPR Training, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Hands-Only CPR can help gain precious time for a person experiencing a cardiac event. American Red Cross Disaster Service Manager Celia Vollmer will teach you how to perform this life-saving action effectively. Teens will be provided with certification in Hands-Only CPR upon completion of this training.  Click here to register now.

Healthy and Safety Trivia, 2:30 – 3:15 p.m.
How much do you know about disaster response, medical safety, and healthy living? Test your knowledge and learn important facts at Health and Safety Trivia! Led by American Red Cross Disaster Service Manager Celia Vollmer. Earn 0.75 hours of community service credit upon completion of the program.  Click here to register now.

STOP THE BLEED® Training, 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
When a medical emergency occurs, do you know how to stop someone’s bleeding? American Red Cross Disaster Service Manager Celia Vollmer will teach you the three quick actions that can save a life. STOP THE BLEED® Training is hands on, and visual representations and reenactments of intense emergency situations will be present. Discretion is advised. Teens will be provided with certification in STOP THE BLEED® upon completion of this training. Click here to register now.

Monday, July 1

Cyber Safety, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Join a representative from the Parents for Megan’s Law Crime Victims Center to learn proper safety measures to take while using the internet, phone apps, texting, and social media, and tackle common misconceptions surrounding these things. The program discusses the positives and negatives of using various popular apps and concludes with several role-play scenarios to learn to handle potentionaly harmful situations. Earn 1 hour of community service credit upon completion of the program.  Click here to register starting 6/18.

Friday, July 12

Hands-Only CPR Training, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. OR 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. (Open to Teens and Adults)
Hands-Only CPR can help gain precious time for a person experiencing a cardiac event. American Red Cross Disaster Service Manager Celia Vollmer will teach you how to perform this life-saving action effectively. Participants will be provided with certification in Hands-Only CPR upon completion of this training. Please only register for 1 session.
Click here to register for the 4:00 p.m. session starting 6/18.
Click here to register for the 6:30 p.m. session starting 6/18.

Wednesday, July 17

Teen Suicide Prevention, 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
This program will teach teens about warning signs and risk factors of suicide, how to talk to a friend or peer that is considering suicide. The workshop will be presented by Eric Van Deusen a certified QPR Suicide Prevention instructor and Outreach Specialist for RISE Life Services’ Suicide Prevention Program. Earn 1 hour of community service credit upon completion of the program. If you or someone you know if struggling with thoughts of suicide, contact 988 to connect with a crisis counselor 24/7. Click here to register starting 6/18.

Thursday, August 8

Hate Crime Prevention, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Join a representative from the Parents for Megan’s Law Crime Victims Center for a workshop, during which teen participants will be provided with detailed information about what a hate crime is and what to do if you or someone you know may be a victim of a hate crime. Participants learn about prejudice, discrimination, stereotyping, and the seriousness of hate crimes, and how it effects victims and communities, as well as a detailed overview of the rights of crime victims and services that they are entitled to under the law. Earn 1 hour of community service credit upon completion of the program.  Click here to register starting 7/16.


Questions? Email teens@emmaclark.org