2018 Summer Workshops - Youth Resource Center

The Montgomery County Youth Resource Center has a variety of exciting workshops planned for youth ages 14 to 24:

Tutor Innovations - Every Wednesday, 3pm to 6pm
Presenter: Jasmine Warren – (15 people maximum)
Tutor Innovations empowers youth in Montgomery County to reach their fullest potential through academic advancement. They care about our children, and provide them with tutoring services to help prepare them for the future. This tutoring service is aimed at providing academic support in mathematics and language arts for youth & young adults.

Anger Management
(8 people maximum)
The Anger Management series is an educational class to help recognize and address feelings of anger in a healthy and appropriate way. Feelings of anger can and will impact your life in negative ways if those feelings of anger are not addressed in the right manner. The Montgomery County Youth Resource Center is offering 10-week anger management sessions that will help you master your feelings of anger. Dates and time available upon request.

Career Cruising - Thursday, May 10 - 4pm to 6pm
Presenter: Steve Moser, Dayton Metro Library – (10 people maximum)
Career Cruising is a workshop that lets you identify which careers will be the best fit for you. Answer a series of questions on your skills and interests, and you’ll learn more about career pathways and post-secondary educational opportunities. Log in to your personal account to build a portfolio, create a personalized high school plan, save careers and schools of interest, create professional looking resumes, and learn about the costs and benefits of going to school and getting a job. It’s a one-stop workshop to reach your career and college goals.

Risky Business - June 4, 11 and 18 - 3pm to 5pm
Presenter: Jenise Tidd, Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County – (15 people maximum)
Risky Business (RB) is a six-session holistic prevention intervention, developed by the Substance Abuse Resources and Disability Issues (SARDI) Program with Wright State University. RB was developed as part of a Problem Gambling Prevention Project funded by the Montgomery County Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health Services (ADAMHS) Board. The goal of the RB program is to increase perceptions of harm associated with risky behaviors and support protective factors related to good decision-making. Food is provided.  Each session lasts approximately one hour, and session topics include:
• General decision-making                                         
• Stress/Anger Management/Violence Prevention
• Youth and Problem Gambling                                  
• Sexual Risk Behavior
• Alcohol and Drug Prevention                                   
• Myths about Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs


Safe Food Handler Level 1 Employee Training – July 18 - 1pm to 4:30pm
Presenter: Pat Holmes, MS, CFCS–OSU Extension Program – (25 people maximum)
If you are interested in working in food service this course is for you. Safe Food Handler empowers employees as they learn how food becomes unsafe and what their role is in keeping food safe. Participants receive the ServSafe® Safe Food Handler Guide. Upon completion of this 4-hour course, the employee will receive a certificate.  Must RSVP.

Record Expungement/Seal - August 15, 3pm to 5pm
Presenter: Brett Jung- Montgomery County Juvenile Courts
This workshop will inform youth 18 years of age and younger on how to remove, clear, and cut out a juvenile criminal record. Those who want general information about sealing and expunging juvenile criminal records do not need to RSVP.

The Youth Resource Center is a place for Montgomery County youth, ages 14 to 24, to get connected to resources to help them attain their education, employment and health goals.  

Contact the Montgomery County Youth Resource Center to sign up:  937-496-7987 or Youth@mcohio.org