Awareness Programs

Awareness programs are open to participants who are in high school or under the age of 18.

A referral is not needed to participate, but you must pre-register to attend. To see upcoming programs dates, check out our Classes & Events page.

Our services are professional, affordable, and confidential.  We also offer a sliding fee scale, as needed.

To register, call a YSB office near you.

BULLYING AWARENESS PROGRAM (BAP) – 1 session, parent attends, $60 fee
Increase your understanding of what bullying is, why it happens and the impact it can have on others. Class emphasis is on providing practical information to help decrease bullying behavior and support parents of youth engaged in bullying behaviors.

CHEMICAL AWARENESS PROGRAM (CAP) – 2 sessions, parent attends, $60 fee
Learn about a variety of chemicals and the consequences of use. Class goals include helping youth make better decisions regarding chemical use and providing parents with reliable information and suggestions for managing use.

CREATIVE RESPONSES TO CONFLICT (CRC) – 3 sessions, parent attends, $60 fee
Learn how to identify building anger and how to de-escalate it before poor decisions are made. Class goals include the ability to identify anger triggers and increase problem-solving, communication, and decision making skills.
* Note: This program does not take place in a class setting *

THEFT AWARENESS PROGRAM (TAP) – 1 session, parent attends, $60 fee
Discuss the consequences of shoplifting and theft. Class emphasis is on decision-making and its connection to values.

Frequently Asked Questions


Are you a part of the Police Department?
What if we can’t make it to class/program because of work/life schedules?
What happens if we don't want to participate or complete the program?
Why do I have to attend classes when my child is the one requiring Diversion services?
Do I have to disclose this info on job and/or college apps?