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Announcements

CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS POSTER CONTEST - Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Youth grades 3rd - 12th are invited to create and submit a poster for Children's Mental Health Awareness Week in May. The theme for this year's poster is "What Makes You Different is What Makes You, You". Poster size is 10" x 14". Prizes will be awarded for each grade category, 3rd - 5th, 6th - 8th and 9th - 12th. Contest is sponsored by the Idaho Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health and Youth M.O.V.E. Download the Poster entry form and details here. 

Deadline for entry is May 4th, 2019.

 
YES OVERVIEW VIDEO PROVIDES TIPS FOR USING THE PRACTICE MANUAL - Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wondering what's in the YES Practice Manual and how to use the online e-book? Check out the YES Practice Manual Overview video for tips on the comprehensive guide to YES. Parents, youth, providers and others will find this short video easy to follow and full of helpful tips! Visit the Practice Manual page to access the video.

 
FIRST YES RIGHTS & RESOLUTION REPORT NOW AVAILABLE - Monday, March 11, 2019

The first quarterly Youth Empowerment Services (YES) Rights and Resolutions report, which covers October - December 2018, is available online.The purpose of this report is to monitor youth and family concerns or complaints relating to informing, access, service appropriateness, service effectiveness, and quality. The report contains information as reported by each YES Partner Agency. Download the January 2019 Rights and Resolutions Report here, or visit the Reports and Updates page to access this report and others.

 
YES MANUAL de PRACTICAS PDF ONLINE - Sunday, March 10, 2019

The YES Practice Manual in Spanish, Manual de pr├ícticas, is now available on the About YES,  Practice Manual page. A Spanish language e-book is in development and will be available in the Spring.

 
YES QUARTERLY GOALS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS AVAILABLE - Friday, February 08, 2019

An overview of YES goals and accomplishments report is now available. This one page document provides a high level look at what's next for YES and what we have accomplished quarterly. It is produced four times per year. Read the Goals and Accomplishments Report - Jan. 2019 here.

 
YES PRACTICE MANUAL IS NOW AVAILABLE! - Monday, February 04, 2019

A practical guide for youth, families and providers on all the different parts of the YES system of care is now available on the YES website. The YES Practice Manual is available as an online e-book, and as a pdf that can be downloaded. The manual replaces the Introduction to YES Guide published in 2018. More information about topics covered in the Practice Manual and links to document are available on the new Practice Manual webpage.

 
GET UPDATES ON YES IN YOUR INBOX - SIGN UP TODAY! - Monday, September 17, 2018

Youth Empowerment Services is now providing news and updates through a monthly email newsletter. The newsletter is scheduled to go out mid-month. Sign up today on the Newsletter Opt-In page.