Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) The Youth Employment Opportunity Program (YEOP) provides special services to youth between the ages of 15-25 years old to assist them in achieving their educational and vocational goals. While working with peer advisors, youth clients interact with professional individuals who have similar paths, perspectives, and educational goals by providing referrals to supportive […]Read More Youth Employment Services
So . . . I was awarded a scholarship. This is my “Thank you” letter. Thank you for believing in me enough to award me this scholarship. On my first day as a student you stood up in front of the crowded Radisson ballroom and told us to “Fight On” and never give up […]Read More Dear Dean Marilyn Flynn of USC
You don’t need to know why someone is depressed to help their Depression. Depression is a disorder, listed in the DSM-V depressed mood most of the day overeating or weight loss etc… CBT has been shown to work as well as Medication, first proven effective in the early 1980’s Problem Solving Therapy, Behavioral Activation & […]Read More Learning and Treating Depression
This is for my daughter. I am writing this in the computer lab at USC where I am working on my MSW. It seems fitting to be doing this here because it was at a computer in Citrus College where I wrote this same narrative for my parents. In the summer of 1993 I was […]Read More Why I Give 2 Answers to “Who’s the Daddy”
Source: Got Your ACE Score?ake this test to measure your early childhood trauma and resiliency. Seriously – do not ever ask me for my score.Read More Got Your ACE Score?
Medication does not “cure” mental illness, but it can help control symptoms and is most effective when combined with therapy. Talk to your provider and come prepared with answers and ready to discuss these questions. What medications have been tried What can they afford What are you willing to take What has not worked What side […]Read More Psych Meds . . .how to navigate this conversation
https://www.lafoodbank.org/find-food/pantry-locator/ this is the link to the LA Foodbank interactive map.Read More Find food
I am at a clinic put on by SAJE https://www.facebook.com/strategicactions Check them out! Here are some things I am learning: Don’t do the work twice. Find someone who shares your interest and push policy more effectively. The policy is important. A coalition can spread the word better and faster. Get a good number of people at public […]Read More The Importance of Coalitions
I am a Better American Than You are. My blood is redder than yours. My blood is Bluer than yours. I don’t need freedom of speech because I don’t think I want to say anything that is not mainstream or publicly accepted. I don’t believe in slavery because I have never met a Slave. I […]Read More I am a Better American Than You are.