About YWC

The Youth Wellness Council [YWC] is a high school leadership program of the Mental Wellness Center that educates, empowers and engages students. The YWC is committed to raising awareness, promoting wellness and reducing stigma around mental health.  The YWC is an advisory board to the Student Mental Wellness Coalition on issues affecting youth in the community.

2017-18 CALENDAR

AUGUST 2017

YWC Mtg, Club Launch
& Training Workshop 

DATE: Sat, Aug 26
TIME: 10:00am-6:00pm
WHO: incoming & current YWC
*NOTE: SAT testing date. Parents are invited 10am-12:45pm to learn more.

Freshman Orientation
DATE: Aug 18 - SBHS, SMHS, DPHS
DATE: Aug 21 - CHS
NOTE: Possibly host a table for incoming students on your campus.


SEPTEMBER 2017

Back to School Night
Host table at your school.
DATE: Aug 31 - CHS
DATE: Sept 6 - SMHS
DATE: Sept 7 - DPHS
DATE: Sept 13 - SBHS

Training: Mental Health First Aid 
DATE: TBD
TIME: TBD
WHO: YWC, WC Club ambassadors, Parents

Wellness Connection Club
Campus Mtgs

DATE: Attend 2x/month during lunch & host 1 table/month. VIEW >


MENTAL HEALTH 1st AID

We would like all YWC members to attend one of the trainings (parents are invited to attend as well). Call 805-884-8440 or email info@mentalwellnesscenter.org to sign up.

DATE: Sept 16 - 9:00-5:00
DATE: Oct 21 - 9:00-5:30
DATE: Nov 18 - 9:00-5:30

Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders. The course fee of $45 is waived for YWC or WC Club members & parents, which includes the course book and 3 year certification.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Mental Wellness Center Open House/1st Thurs 
DATE: TBD
TIME: TBD

Mental Wellness Center 5K 
DATE: TBD
TIME: TBD

Host Youth Community Wellness Activity
ideas: Bowling, Ice Skating, PokeMe Sushi, Java Station Game Night, Cloud 10, Padaro Grill
#1: LOCATION & DATE: Nov TBD
#2: LOCATION & DATE: Jan TBD
#3: LOCATION & DATE: April TBD

OCTOBER 2017

YWC Mtg & team building, volunteer activity 
DATE: Sun, Oct 1 [or Oct 8]
TIME: 4:30-6:30pm
WHO: current YWC

MWC Luncheon
DATE: Wed, Oct 18
TIME: 11:30am-1pm
WHO: current YWC

Wellness Connection Club
Campus Mtgs

DATE: Attend 2x/month during lunch & host 1 table/month. VIEW


NOVEMBER 2017

YWC Mtg
& Training Workshop

DATE: Sat, Nov 4
TIME: 10:30am-3:30pm
WHO: current YWC

Wellness Connection Club
Campus Mtgs

DATE: Attend 2x/month during lunch & host 1 table/month. VIEW


DECEMBER 2017

YWC Mtg & team building 
DATE: Sun, Dec 3
TIME: 4:30-6:30pm
WHO: current YWC

Wellness Connection Club
Campus Mtgs

DATE: Attend 2x/month during lunch & host 1 table/month. VIEW


JANUARY 2018

YWC Mtg
& Training Workshop

DATE: Sat, Jan 6
TIME: 10:30am-3:30pm
WHO: current YWC

Wellness Connection Club
Campus Mtgs

DATE: Attend 2x/month during lunch & host 1 table/month. VIEW

FEBRUARY 2018

YWC Mtg & team building 
DATE: Sun, Feb 4
TIME: 4:30-6:30pm
WHO: current YWC

Wellness Connection Club
Campus Mtgs

DATE: Attend 2x/month during lunch & host 1 table/month. VIEW


MARCH 2018

YWC Mtg & team building 
DATE: Sun, March 4
TIME: 4:30-6:30pm
WHO: current YWC

Wellness Connection Club
Campus Mtgs

DATE: Attend 2x/month during lunch & host 1 table/month. VIEW

NOTE: YWC RECRUITMENT: APPLICATIONS DUE APRIL 1!


APRIL 2018

YWC Mtg & team building 
DATE: Sun, April 8
TIME: 4:30-6:30pm
WHO: current YWC

Wellness Connection Club
Campus Mtgs

DATE: Attend 2x/month during lunch & host 1 table/month. VIEW

YWC Applicant Interviews
DATE: April TBD


MAY 2018

Wrap-up mtg, leader transition, plan for upcoming year & team building 
DATE: Sun, May 6
TIME: 4:30-6:30pm [or 4-7pm]
WHO: incoming & current YWC

Wellness Connection Club
Campus Mtgs

DATE: Attend 2x/month during lunch & host 1 table/month. VIEW