Author: Admin

06 Jul One Size Fits None: Introducing TEAM & STARS

Change is inevitable on the Youth Opportunity Center campus. The need for more specialized clinical services and intensive behavioral interventions has resulted in the YOC modifying three residential programs to more effectively meet the needs of our clients and placing agents. Director of Psychological Services Robyn...

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24 Jun What It Takes to Bridge the Education Gap

What does it take to improve a nine-year-old girl’s delayed reading level from 2nd to 3rd grade in 21 days? Or engage a former substance user in history lessons? Or get a boy refusing school so interested he wants to go more than required? Ask Lindsay...

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24 May YOC Conference on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

Youth Opportunity Center, Muncie, IN. – May 25, 2016 The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) saw a tremendous turnout at their Conference on Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, which was held Wednesday, May 25th at the YOC. The purpose of the conference was to educate attendees about...

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19 Apr YOC’s Krista Hoevel to Speak on Underage Drinking

Krista Hoevel, LMHC, CSAYC, LCAC,  Director of Counseling Services for Cottage Programs, will participate in a panel conversation, Think Before You Drink: One Drink Makes All the Difference, Wednesday, April 20, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, at Cornerstone Center for the Arts, Muncie, Ind. “April is a...

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11 Apr YOC Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. By participating you are joining thousands of other communities and organizations across our nation who are putting children first and are working to promote the prevention of child abuse and neglect. The YOC and the Prevent Child Abuse...

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22 Mar Effects of Heroin Abuse Among Youth: March 29th Program

Effects of Heroin Abuse among Youth is the theme for a special program to be offered by the Indiana Youth Institute (IYI) on March 29, 2016 in Muncie, Ind. The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) is one of several community partners encouraging community-wide participation. This forum...

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