CHICKASAW NATION presents:
PAX Tools Workshop
We wanted to invite you to our next PAX Tools coming up soon!
We have workshop dates as follows, all times are central standard:
July 21 from 1-4 p.m.
August 23 from 9 a.m.-noon
September 26 from 9 a.m.- noon
Tentative dates: October 24 from 1-4 p.m., November 30 from 9 a.m.-noon, December 13 from 9 a.m.-noon
What is PAX Tools? PAX Tools is a collection of strategies that are trauma-informed and evidence based that help build relationships and also give parents and caregivers ways to encourage children and youth to increase self-regulation. Upon completion you’ll receive a certificate of participation for 3 hour credit.
If you are interested, simply email Jennifer.Jesse@Chickasaw.net with the date that works with your schedule and I will send you the Zoom link. Here’s what some parents are saying about PAX Tools:
After a two-year pandemic hiatus, the Oklahoma Youth Preparedness Council will host the second annual Oklahoma Youth Preparedness Camp (OKYPC), July 17-22 on the Northeastern State University (NSU) Tahlequah campus.
The free overnight camp is open to students grades 9-12. Participants will stay in NSU residence halls.
The camp is geared to students who want to help their school and family become more prepared for emergency situations. Students will learn about community action planning and gain basic emergency response skills. At the end of the camp, all participants, including adult chaperones, will get a 20-hour Community Emergency Response Team certificate.
“We are thrilled to open our doors to this camp again after the pandemic forced us to postpone for two years,” said NSU Emergency Manager Andi Smith. “The camp is a great chance for students to develop leadership capabilities while having fun. They will leave with the basic life skills needed to improve the safety and resilience in their homes, schools and communities. Preparing these students is the greatest gift we can give them.”
The deadline to register is June 1. Sign up at https://forms.gle/
About the Oklahoma Youth Preparedness Council:
Since 2019, the Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management and Homeland Security have worked with local emergency managers, tribes, volunteer agencies, youth and FEMA Region 6 to develop the Oklahoma Youth Preparedness Council. The council educates Oklahoma youth in emergency preparedness to develop future generations of resilient adults.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) wants everyone to access reasonably priced internet services. The FCC recently launched the Affordable Connectivity Program (ACP) to reduce the cost of getting online.
The ACP provides a discount of up to:
Eligible households can also receive a one-time discount of up to $100 toward purchasing a laptop, desktop computer, or tablet from participating providers. To qualify for this one-time discount, households must contribute more than $10 and less than $50 toward the purchase price.
Any household with an individual who receives Supplemental Security Income (SSI) is eligible to receive discounted internet service through the ACP. Social Security doesn’t count ACP assistance as income or a resource for SSI purposes. Receipt of this assistance will not affect a person’s SSI payment.
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