Substance Abuse Prevention
Washington County Children, Youth, and Families leverages state and federal funding to support community programs, such as parenting education, student assistance, and prevention coalitions. Staff also coordinate the Washington County Youth Substance Use Prevention Collaborative. For more information on community resources for parents and youth, visit the Parenting Together Washington County website .
PAX Good Behavior Game
Washington County CYF works with school districts to implement and expand PAX Good Behavior Game, an evidence-based, trauma-informed prevention program, in elementary school classrooms across Washington County. For more information on PAX Good Behavior Game, click here:
Washington County CYF staff are working to organize local and statewide efforts to advocate for social emotional learning in schools and early childhood settings. For more information, contact Genevieve Ellis at Genevieve_ellis@co.washington.or.us.
Trauma Informed Care
Washington County CYF is working to become more trauma-informed and apply this lens in all of our work. For more information on trauma-informed care, visit the Trauma-Informed Oregon website: