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YSS goes to the capitol

Three YSS programs will head to the Iowa State Capitol building in January to speak with legislators about their needs and concerns going into 2019....

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January 2019

Children’s Well-Being Collaborative Stakeholder Meeting

January 25, 2019

The Children's Well-Being Collaborative is hosting an event on January 25, 2019 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference center to share important updates and ideas...

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Speaker Requests

Our experts at YSS are pleased to present to groups, teams, organizations and more, sharing the impact we make, while providing ideas on how others can get involved. We kindly ask for speakers to be confirmed at least one week before your event.






examples of Presentation Topics >

  • Youth engagement
  • Adolescent substance abuse and treatment
  • Adoption, foster care and aftercare
  • After school programs
  • Child access and visitation
  • Child development
  • Community youth development
  • Counseling and therapy approaches and trends
    • Anger management
    • Anxiety disorders
    • Child/adolescent depression
    • Family and group counseling
    • Grief and loss
    • Strengthening families
  • Homeless youth and families
  • Human trafficking trends and solutions
  • Mental health first aid
  • Mentoring programs
  • Pregnancy prevention
  • Sexual abuse prevention and education
  • Tobacco prevention and cessation
  • Violence prevention (cases and effects)
  • Volunteering
  • Youth shelter and transitional living programs
  • YSS: Helping youth stand strong