Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute

The Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute is a 5-day youth leadership conference sponsored by the Illinois Alcoholism & Drug Dependence Association. 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.

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Operation Snowball

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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Upcoming Events:

february, 2016

13feb - 15All DayPritzker College Prep of Chicago Snowball
14feb - 20feb 141:00 amfeb 20Random Acts of Kindness Week
18feb - 19All DayMarian Catholic HS Snowball (Chicago Heights, IL)
20febAll DayKirby School Snowflake (Tinley Park, IL)
26feb - 27All DayHUGS Snowball (Westhampton Beach, NY)
27febAll DayFremd HS Snowball (Palatine, IL)

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CGTI 2016: Staff Application

By |February 4th, 2016|CGTI|

Staff applications for the Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute are now available! To apply for Staff, you must be 18 years or older and graduate from high school by July 15, 2016. Graduates from the class of 2016 would apply for Staff (Co-Facilitator), as long as they will be 18 by July 15, 2016. Staff applications [...]

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February: Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

By |February 2nd, 2016|CGTI|

February is Teen Dating Violence (DV) Awareness Month. Teen DV Month (sometimes called TDVAM) is a national effort to raise awareness about abuse in teen relationships and promote programs that prevent it during the month of February. Dating Violence is more common than many people think. 1 in 3 teens in the U.S. will experience [...]

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A COMMUNITY ACTION TEAM (CAT) UPDATE: PAWS Against Drugs at Streator High School

By |December 17th, 2015|CGTI|

PAWS Against Drugs at Streator High School had 60 youth involved in planing their December CAT event, where youth walk in their holiday parade. They distributed information to youth and adults regarding peer pressure and facts regards alcohol use.

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Cebrin Goodman Teen Institute: News

By |December 16th, 2015|CGTI|

The CGTI Mid-Year Summit will be held January 16-17 in Normal at the Marriott Hotel and Conference Center.  The cost is $45/shared room and $90/single room. Applications can be found here. If you have any questions please contact Ashley Webb, Prevention Program Manager, at 217.528.7335 ext. 12 or email awebb@iadda.org.  

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