Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute
The Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute is a 5-day youth leadership conference sponsored by the Illinois Association for Behavioral Health. Formerly known as the Illinois Teen Institute, it is an award-winning program that offers opportunities for teens around the state to learn about leadership, healthy choices, and working with others to create better communities.
Operation Snowball is an alcohol and other drug use prevention program focusing on leadership development to empower youth to lead drug-free lives. Operation Snowball is founded on the belief that youth and adults can make responsible decisions when provided with factual information and an opportunity to develop an understanding of one’s self and motivations.
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Leadership Team Applications are now available for CGTI 2017! Leadership Team will attend CGTI 2017 Thursday, July 13-Thursday, July 20, 2017. Leadership Team Application Deadline: Friday, December 30, 2016. To qualify for Leadership Team you must have completed at least 2 years of volunteer staff. 2015 and 2016 Youth Staff are NOT eligible to apply [...]
Each month our Community Action Teams (CATs) are asked to complete an online monthly reports. Here’s information from their October report: Barrington High School This month the action team prepared for their next prevention event, a Snowflake for middle school youth. They held an all-day retreat on October 17 for their Snowflake leadership team and [...]
Each month our Community Action Teams (CATs) are asked to complete an online monthly reports. Here’s information from their September report: West Leyden High School This action team met on a weekly basis in September. The youth received training from Erika’s Lighthouse on depression and suicide and presented to all of the health classes on [...]
Streator Township High School, a CGTI Community Action Team and Operation Snowball Chapter, successfully held their first event from their action plan. This team hosted a Fun Run this past Saturday with the goal of 50 runners -- they surpassed that goal and ended up having 165! This was a great community event to not only [...]