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Youth in Juvenile Justice and Check & Connect

Youth in Juvenile Justice and Check & Connect

In my work as a Check & Connect trainer and technical assistance provider, I often consult on challenging cases, some of which involve mentees involved in the juvenile justice system. Mentors who work with adjudicated youth struggle to identify strategies to engage them in school and connect them with needed resources, knowing that this population … Continue reading

Service Learning: One Way to Foster Student Engagement

Service Learning: One Way to Foster Student Engagement

Student engagement may be fostered in many ways. At the Fond du Lac Ojibwe School (FDLOS) in Cloquet, Minnesota, the Connecting Through Service project, funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service, includes several approaches to engaging students, including: Student Leadership, Entrepreneurial Training, Culturally-Focused Service Learning Projects, and Check & Connect. Many students at … Continue reading