PROGRAMS & SERVICES


Adolescent Health

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Funded through the NYS Department of Health, CAPP focuses on the prevention of pregnancy and promotion of sexual health among male and female adolescents age 10 to 21 years of age, including those pregnant and parenting, with a focus on high risk and disconnected youth served through local community projects. The initiative seeks to narrow the gap in health disparities related to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status and geography.

 

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 Be Proud Be Responsible

Provides adolescents with the knowledge, motivation and skills necessary to change their behaviors in a ways that will reduce their risk of contracting HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. Directed toward 9th-12th grade.

 

Making Proud Choices

Gives adolescents the tools they need to reduce the risk of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV and pregnancy. It will allow them to feel comfortable abstaining from sex completely or using condoms if they choose to be sexually active.Targets middle school.
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Safe Dates

Deals with attitudes and behaviors associated with dating abuse and violence, and addresses gender stereotypes and communication.  Can be used as a dating abuse prevention tool for middle and high school students, both male and female.

 

 

 Why Try

Implemented to improve anger management skills, overcoming peer pressure, and building support systems. Targeted for ages 10-12.

 

 Rikers Health Advocacy Program

Focuses on general health, HIV and AIDS, drug abuse and its consequences, sexual behavior, health and AIDS risk behaviors and stragegies for seeking health and social services.

Provides opportunities for participants to define high-risk attitudes and behaviors, suggest alternative actions and complete challenging "thought teaser" exercises that are designed to help teens reflect on the reasons underlying their high-risk behaviors. Directed toward high-risk youth.

 

 Circles

Teaches social distance and levels of intimacy through the use of six color coded concentric circles. 

 

Utilizes video, discussion, activities, and role playing to teach relationship boundaries and relationship-specific behaviors.

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Anne Garno
Youth Services Director
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Office: 315-788-8533 ext. 231
Angela Wayte
Sexual Health Educator
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Office: 315-788-8533 ext. 226
Stacie Moss
Sexual Health Educator
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Office: 315-788-8533 


 

 

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The Yeah! Program offers a variety of activities and support services intended to help young people make the best choices for their changing lives. We provide educational services and activities to middle and high school students such as babysitting and CPR courses, support groups, career day, field trips, Girl's Circle, events at Double Play Sports Community Center, and most recently self defense and kid's karate classes through American Kang Duk Won Karate.

 

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Carlie Watson 
Yeah! Program Coordinator
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Lowville Academy and Central School
7668 State Street
Lowville, NY 13367

 

 

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