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Published on March 13th, 2019 | by Deb Wolf


Icelandic Model for youth development

March 19, 2019 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
UVM Alumni House
61 Summit Street
VT 05401
Icelandic Model for youth development @ UVM Alumni House

In Iceland, teenage smoking, drinking and drug use has been radically reduced in the past 20 years. Today, kids all across that nation are involved in sports, arts, music and other activities every afternoon. Family relationships are stronger, and youth voice and engagement are on the rise. How have they done it?

Come find out!

Reception at 6-7 followed by presentations
Free with reserved tickets required. Register at https://icelandmodel.eventbrite.com

Join two experts on the Icelandic prevention model to learn about the approach and how it can be implemented on national, regional and local levels. Dr. Humberto Soriano, a Chilean pediatrician, and Dr. Michael Mann, an Associate Professor at Boise State University, will speak on their personal experiences with the Iceland approach and how it can work across various locales and communities.

This video gives an overview of what Iceland has accomplished. Come on the 19th to learn more!

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