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Youth Enrichment Handbook for Parents 2016 - 2017

Non-Violence Behavior Intervention Many staff members are trained to handle a variety of behavioral situations. Through the use of non-violent crisis intervention techniques, they are able to verbally de-escalate situations and protect participant(s) when a danger to themselves or others. In these rare instances and as a last resort, staff will implement personal safety techniques and/or physical control techniques learned through non-violent crisis intervention training. If you have questions regarding these techniques, call the Youth Enrichment office. Personal Care Assistance Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in our programs. However, those needing personal assistance with toileting, feeding or dressing must make prior arrangements for this assistance with their personal caregivers. The City of Henderson does not provide this service. Contact the Therapeutic Recreation & Inclusion Services office at 702-267-4065 for more information. Financial Assistance The City of Henderson works in partnership with the State of Nevada Child Care and Development Program (CCDP), Las Vegas Urban League and Desert Regional Center to provide financial assistance for individuals who participate in Safekey, Teen Scene and other youth enrichment programs. The CCDP Child Care Program assists low-income families, families receiving temporary public assistance and those transitioning from public assistance in obtaining child care so they can work or attend training/ school. CCDP funds are also used for activities to improve the quality of child care by financially assisting child care providers in their professional development and maintaining healthy, safe, appropriate learning environments for children up to 12 years of age. Other services provided to all Nevada families at no cost include resource and referral for parents seeking child care and consumer information. Parents wishing to enroll in Sakekey/Teen Scene using an Urban League or respite certificate must to do so in person at the City of Henderson Downtown Recreation Center, 105 W. Basic Rd., during regular business hours. When coming to register, bring a copy of your current certificate as we may not have received information from your subsidy provider. Any applicable co-pays will be collected at that time. Parents are financially responsible for any days not covered by their current certificates. Parents can pay by cash, check, money orders, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. Make checks/money orders payable to City of Henderson. Additional paperwork will be required for parents registering for the first time. In the event the Urban League or Desert Regional Center deny the City of Henderson’s claim for reimbursement, you will be financially responsible for the difference. Services may be denied if a balance is placed on your account. The City of Henderson offers financial assistance for individuals residing within city limits for select recreation programs. Financial assistance applications for the City of Henderson scholarship are available at any recreation center and all Safekey/Teen Scene sites. For information, call 702-267-4122. 25


Youth Enrichment Handbook for Parents 2016 - 2017
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