Youth Schedule

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Schedule and Location

Yakima Convention Center
10 North 8th Street, Yakima, WA 98901
Toll-free: 800-221-0751
Local: 509-575-6062

Team Adult Advisors must participate with their team in the Youth Track.

Conference Program

Conference program coming soon. The program will include descriptions and speakers all in one place. (Low resolution file for digital download.) Participants will also receive a printed version onsite at check in.


Youth Program | Thursday, November 2, 2017

2:00 - 8:00 p.m.Early Registration/Check-in (Dinner on your own)
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.Skills for Supporting Youth!
3:00 - 4:30 p.m.Suicide Prevention Workshops
7:30 - 8:30 p.m.Chaperone Meeting
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.Evening Activities:
Ice Cream Social
10:00 p.m.Youth Curfew

Youth Program | Friday, November 3, 2017

7:15 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.Breakfast/Registration Check-In
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m.Welcome:
Opening Ceremonies
Jordan Chaney, Spoken Word Poet, Author, Public Speaker, Teacher
Chris Imhoff, Director, Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery
9:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.Youth Workshops (repeated)
9:00 - 9:50 am: Session I
9:50 - 10:20 am: Break
10:20 - 11:10 am: Session II
11:10 - 12:00 pm: Team Discussion


1. A How To Workshop: From Prevention Project Idea to Competing at the Spring Youth Forum
(Rock Solid [Winners from 2017 SYF])
2. Hooked - Addiction in the Digital Age (Liz Glavish)
3. Marijuana 101 (Matthew Shellhart)
4. Shelton HS SADD Major Projects (Rachel Darch, Viola Lanman, Ellie Smetzler, & Melanie Sanders)
5. College Success (Meja Handlen)
6. Communicate Confidently (Alexander Cook)
Noon – 1:15 p.m.Lunch (Provided)
Networking Activity
1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Break
1:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.Youth Leadership & Networking Workshop
1:30 - 3:00 pm: Tools for Change: Using the Strategic Prevention Framework to Make a Difference!
(Jennifer Dorsett & Joseph Neigel)
3:00 - 3:15 pm: Break & Snack
3:15 - 3:45 pm: No One Can Take Away Your Voice Except You (Jeremy Goldbach)
3:45 - 4:15 pm: Developing Poetry Workshop (Jordan Chaney)
4:15 - 4:45 pm: Group Workshop (Jordan Chaney)
4:45 - 5:15 pm: Youth Group Sharing
5:15 - 5:45 pm: Group Presentations
5:45 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.Break
6:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.Awards Ceremony & Banquet Dinner (Provided)
7:15 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Break
7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.Evening Activities
• 7:30 - 9:00 pm: YMCA
(Basketball, DDR, games, video games, and more! Please sign up prior to attending at the registration desk)

• 7:30 - 9:30 pm: Arts & Crafts (Yakima Convention Center)
• 8:00 - 9:30 pm: Popcorn & Movies (Yakima Convention Center)
• 8:00 - 9:30 pm: Dance! Dance! Dance! (Yakima Convention Center)
10:00 p.m.Youth Curfew

Youth Program | Saturday, November 4, 2017

7:15 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.Registration & Breakfast (Provided)
8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.Youth Keynote: Jordan Chaney -
Lava Walkers Leadership Challenge
9:10 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.Youth Workshops (repeated)
9:10 - 10:00 am: Session III
10:00 - 10:10 am: Break
10:10 - 11:00 am: Session IV


1. The Power of Hope & Concern: Using Your Voice to Reduce Substance Abuse (Jeff Linkenbach)
2. What Can YOUth Do About RX Drug Abuse? (Erin James & Janine Koffel)
3. TENspiration (Ty Sells)
4. Speak up! You have the Power to Effectively Influence Policymakers (Julie Peterson & Hannah Stewart)
5. Young and Vulnerable: The Effects of ACEs, Trauma, and Resiliency on Mental Healt (Tyree Abella, Teddy Avestruz,
Noah Logman, Messiah Biney-McCullum, Gustavo Garcia, & Chala Mohammed
)
6. Youth Connection – “I Am Not Alone” (Janis Clark)
11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Break
11:30 – 1:00 p.m.Lunch & Closing Keynote: Ty Sells - Power of Acceptance