"Teens In Action" - An Omni Youth Programs Exclusive!
Updated: Apr 8
New exclusive version of Teens In Action!
Omni Youth Programs is the only provider of this
updated version of Teens In Action in Northern California!
As always, this training is free to those offering service in Sacramento County.
We train teens and young adults to become Certified Providers of Teens In Action. Teens In Action is a group program for teens, facilitated by youth leaders. This program focuses on the changing brain, developing communication skills and educating teens about the risks of alcohol, drug use, and other high-risk behavior.
Training consists of Four 3 - Hour online zoom sessions.
3PM - 6PM: April 22, April 29th, May 6th, & May 13th
All 4 Sessions are required to complete certification.
How To Earn $200!
REQUIREMENTS for $200
Must complete all 4 training sessions.
Must lead at least 5 teen participants to complete the program.
Must agree to implement the program in Sacramento County at least once.
Submit demographic and participant post-evaluation data to Omni Youth Programs.
About The Program
FREE TRAINING+ OVER $200 WORTH OF PROGRAM MATERIALS
FORMAT OF TEENS IN ACTION
Six weekly sessions of 1hour each.
Entertaining Videos, lively group discussions, role-playing, and high energy activities.
Video vignettes of typical family situations depicted by professional actors.
BENEFITS TO PARTICIPANTS
Increase protective factors that prevent reduce alcohol and drug use and violence
Increase family, school, and peer bonding
Understand negative social and physical effects of substance use
Improve general life skills and social resistance skills
Greater school attachment and higher levels of self-esteem
Session 1: 5 Key qualities of character, Understanding parents, Your teen brain, The power of choice, School Success, and Challenges of drugs and violence
Session 2: The spiral of success, Communication: The road to cooperation
Session 3: Responsibility and freedom, The voice of discipline, Understanding and accepting consequences
Session 4: Courage and self-esteem, The Think-Feel-Do Cycle, Turn discouragement into encouragement, Getting past power struggles
Session 5: 10 risk-prevention strategies for teens, Negative vs. positive influences
Session 6: Tobacco, alcohol & other drugs, Bullying and relationship violence, Peer pressure, Confronting high-risk behavior