Iredell County JCPC Summit set for March 12

Posted at 9:04 AM on Feb 23, 2018

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The Iredell County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council will host a summit at the Statesville Civic Center on Monday, March 12.

The theme of the summit is “Relationships, Respect & Resiliency." William Lassiter, deputy secretary for Juvenile Justice at the N.C. Department of Public Safety, will be the Keynote Speaker.

There is no cost to attend the event, which runs from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Parents, school personnel, law enforcement, judicial officials, mental health professionals and all those who serve youth are invited to attend.

Subject area experts will discuss Whole Person Integrated Care, Bullying and Sexting, Working Through Trauma (Crisis Resiliency Model tools), Substance Abuse, and Suicide.

This summit is a result of a concern about suicide in our community youth that was brought to the attention of Iredell County Commissioner Marvin Norman.

Summit Details

When: March 12, from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Statesville Civic Center, 300 S. Center Street, Statesville, NC

Registration Information

To register: http://bit.ly/rsummitrespect

Learn More

To learn more about the Summit, please contact Melissa Poteat at mpoteat@co.iredell.nc.us

About the Iredell County JCPC

The Iredell County Juvenile Crime Prevention Council is tasked by the state with providing local, community-based treatments and programs that address and reduce juvenile crime, and increasing public awareness about juvenile crime. Its membership includes local civic and court officials, representatives from law enforcement, the school system, the faith community, and other community members. Its programs serve an average of 184 court-involved youth in Iredell County each year, in addition to serving at-risk and other youth in need.

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