PACE Youth Program:
Youth who have been adjudicated face the unique challenge of reintegrating into the community while also transitioning from adolescence to adulthood. PACE was established for and mindful of the importance of long-lasting rehabilitation for adjudicated youth and families. The PACE program is a multifaceted 12-week life skills program for male and female youth, ages 11 to 17. The program includes comprehensive, wraparound services and curriculum designed for each specialty area of PACE:
Proper self-image: Services in this area enhance participants’ overall evaluation of his or her own worth.
Academics: Services in this area increase involvement in and understanding of academic programs, promoting high school graduation and extending academic careers.
Character Development: Services in this area increase participants’ commitment to actively and positively engaging their communities through the promotion of justice, equality and respect for others.
Employment Preparation: Services in this area increase participants’ preparedness and competitiveness for the workforce through professional development and skill evaluation/building.