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Wednesday, September 9 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Today's Foster Youth: How to Create a Comprehensive Foster Youth Support Program on Your Campus

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Foster youth are often the “invisible” underserved population. Participants will learn how to create a comprehensive academic and social/emotional program serving the needs of today’s foster youth. The presentation will include academic supports, on-campus programs, mentorships, district and community outreach, career readiness, resources, and how to build meaningful relationships for this at-risk population. Financial limitations and options, and how to continue growing the program will also be discussed.

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Mendez, MA, PPS, LPCC

Jenna Mendez, MA, PPS, LPCC

TK-12 District Foster Youth Counselor, Corona-Norco Unified School District
Jenna Mendez has been a School Counselor for 14 years at several levels doing both guidance and crisis intervention. In that role, she worked with the foster youth and has helped to create the All-Star Foster Youth program. Currently, she is the Corona-Norco Unified School District... Read More →



Wednesday September 9, 2020 1:30pm - 2:30pm PDT
  Cultural Responsiveness
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