Activities

Child Abuse

  • Child Abuse Awareness (WA County Sheriff resource): Kody Harris Kody_harris@co.washington.or.us Hotline 503-681-6917

Childcare

  • Child Care Study 2023
  • Brain Science Inside out: A handy guide for social emotional learning from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
  • Politsit: Help with childcare for political advocacy. Are you interested in getting involved and advocating for your family? But you need help with childcare? Politisit is a nonpartisan nonprofit that pays for childcare so parents and guardians of minors can be civically engaged without worrying about the cost of childcare. Please find more information at www.Politisit.org or email us at Politisit@gmail.com.
  • Health & Safety Guidelines for Child Care - Oregon: Health & Safety Guidelines videos from Child Care Resource and Referral of Washington County, Oregon, created to be a tool for child care providers in communicating about the guidelines to parents/families.
  • NBC's Brian Williams on Summer Learning Loss: Video showing graphic effects of summer learning loss (2014)

Covid

DEI (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion)

  • Black History Resources: Black History Month reminds us to reflect historical Black leaders or celebrities, the struggle for civil rights, and important milestones. Here are some online resources

Fentanyl

  • First Aid for Opioid Overdoses Online Course: In this course, you will learn: To recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose. The appropriate care to provide based on the person's breathing and level of responsiveness. How to give naloxone using several different products -- a nasal atomizer, Narcan ® Nasal Spray and EVZIO ® -- to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
  • Using Adapt Nasal Narcan to Reverse Opiate Overdose: Learning how to recognize an opiate drug overdose and administer naloxone can help save someone's life. This episode shows how to use the Adapt Narcan spray. Based on the training protocol created by the Oregon Health Authority: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ph/provide...

General

  • Child Care Study 2023
  • A Brief History of Women’s Rights: Over the past 100 years we've come a long way toward gender equality. These are some of the big milestones in women's rights achievements in the U.S.
  • Featured Women: Women from all walks of life are heroes.
  • Brain Science Inside out: A handy guide for social emotional learning from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
  • Drug Facts: To understand a drug, you need to understand its effects, why people use it, and the risks and possible penalties for its use. Information from We are the Drug Policy Alliance.

Mental Health

  • Brain Science Inside out: A handy guide for social emotional learning from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
  • Drug Facts: To understand a drug, you need to understand its effects, why people use it, and the risks and possible penalties for its use. Information from We are the Drug Policy Alliance.
  • Drug Education Resources: High school curriculum plus booklets and fact sheets from the We are the Drug Policy alliance. Tips for parents and information for young adults. Links to videos included.
  • Breathe for Change: Family resources and classroom guides that support self-care and well-being

Narcan

  • Using Adapt Nasal Narcan to Reverse Opiate Overdose: Learning how to recognize an opiate drug overdose and administer naloxone can help save someone's life. This episode shows how to use the Adapt Narcan spray. Based on the training protocol created by the Oregon Health Authority: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ph/provide...

Overdose

  • Opioids and Overdose Prevention: Learn signs of overdose, how naloxone works, how to get help, find recommended publications, access data sources, and get additional resources
  • First Aid for Opioid Overdoses Online Course: In this course, you will learn: To recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose. The appropriate care to provide based on the person's breathing and level of responsiveness. How to give naloxone using several different products -- a nasal atomizer, Narcan ® Nasal Spray and EVZIO ® -- to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
  • Using Adapt Nasal Narcan to Reverse Opiate Overdose: Learning how to recognize an opiate drug overdose and administer naloxone can help save someone's life. This episode shows how to use the Adapt Narcan spray. Based on the training protocol created by the Oregon Health Authority: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ph/provide...

Prevention

  • Using Adapt Nasal Narcan to Reverse Opiate Overdose: Learning how to recognize an opiate drug overdose and administer naloxone can help save someone's life. This episode shows how to use the Adapt Narcan spray. Based on the training protocol created by the Oregon Health Authority: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ph/provide...

Racism

  • State of Access and Equity: Report on Oregon provider survey, focus groups, and interviews looking at equity and access barriers for out of school time programs
  • Kids tough questions: How to have discussions about racism with your kids

Self-care

  • Breathe for Change: Family resources and classroom guides that support self-care and well-being

Substance use

  • Opioids and Overdose Prevention: Learn signs of overdose, how naloxone works, how to get help, find recommended publications, access data sources, and get additional resources
  • Tobacco quit resource for youth: “Don’t Lean on Nicotine” is a local mass media campaign created to raise awareness among youth of a free, confidential texting-based resource for help to quit vaping.

Training / Education

  • Construction Pre-Apprenticeship paid program: Portland Opportunities Industrial Center (POIC) offers paid certification and training for underserved young adults seeking to pursue full time-employment in the trades. Call Program Coordinator Calvin with questions at calvin.hardy@portlandoic.org
  • First Aid for Opioid Overdoses Online Course: In this course, you will learn: To recognize the signs and symptoms of an opioid overdose. The appropriate care to provide based on the person's breathing and level of responsiveness. How to give naloxone using several different products -- a nasal atomizer, Narcan ® Nasal Spray and EVZIO ® -- to reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.
  • Using Adapt Nasal Narcan to Reverse Opiate Overdose: Learning how to recognize an opiate drug overdose and administer naloxone can help save someone's life. This episode shows how to use the Adapt Narcan spray. Based on the training protocol created by the Oregon Health Authority: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/ph/provide...
  • Drug Facts: To understand a drug, you need to understand its effects, why people use it, and the risks and possible penalties for its use. Information from We are the Drug Policy Alliance.
  • Drug Education Resources: High school curriculum plus booklets and fact sheets from the We are the Drug Policy alliance. Tips for parents and information for young adults. Links to videos included.

Why out of school time matters

History of Afterschool

This video of the history of afterschool also talks about current issues and the future of afterschool.

Reports

In 2018 Meyer Memorial Trust supported a series of Community Conversations and an online survey for parents and guardians.  Their responses documented their experiences with obtaining and using early childhood, afterschool, and summer care for their kids and youth.  WCK produced the 2019 “Imperative to Act” report and “Executive Summary” reviewing research on the topic, outlining the results of parent and guardian experiences, and making recommendations for further action.:

Download The Imperative to Act Report
Download The Imperative to Act Executive Summary

Research