Peer Council in SLT Invites Student Participants

Mar. 19: Peer Council in SLT Invites Student Participants
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Peer Council in South Lake Tahoe Invites Student Participants

 

(South Lake Tahoe, CA) - The El Dorado County Peer Council Program in South Lake Tahoe is currently recruiting middle school and high school students to participate in its 2019 program. Student participant training is set for Tuesday, March 19, 2019, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the El Dorado County Behavioral Health office, located at 1900 Lake Tahoe Boulevard in South Lake Tahoe.

Peer Council is an early intervention program that allows students to take an active role in the juvenile justice system, while also encouraging local youth leadership. Students will be trained and participate in monthly Peer Council sessions, reviewing informal probation cases of their peers and recommending consequences. Students in 8th through 12th grade are encouraged to participate. High school students can earn community service hours towards graduation.

Students who have questions or would like to enroll in the program may contact Hector Reyes at (530) 573-7959. Peer Council is a collaborative program of the El Dorado County Health and Human Services Agency and the Probation Department.


(South Lake Tahoe, CA) -   El Programa “Peer Council” del Condado de el Dorado, está reclutando actualmente estudiantes de secundaria y preparatoria para participar en el su programa 2019. El entrenamiento de los estudiantes participantes está programada para el martes 19 de marzo de 2019, de 4:00 p.m. a 5:00 p.m. en la oficina de “Behavioral Health” del condado de el Dorado, ubicada en 1900 Lake Tahoe Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe.

“Peer Council” es un programa de intervención temprana que permite a los estudiantes tomar un rol activo en el sistema de justicia juvenil, y al mismo tiempo fomentar el liderazgo juvenil local.  Los estudiantes recibirán entrenamiento y participaran en sesiones de “Peer Concil”, revisando casos informales de libertad condicional de sus colegas y recomendando consecuencias. Se les anima a los estudiantes de 8vo a 12vo grado a participar. Los estudiantes de Preparatoria (9-12) podrían ganar horas de servicio comunitario hacia su graduación.

Estudiantes que tengan preguntas o que les gustaría registrarse en el programa, pueden contactar a Hector Reyes al (530) 573-7959. “Peer Council” es un programa colaborativo de la Agencia de Salud y Servicios Humanos y del Departamento de libertad condicional del Condado de el Dorado.

 

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