Genesee STEM Academy

Genesee County's First S.T.E.M Certified School


Instructor: K. Oginsky                                                             Organization: The Hope Network

The Hope Network is a local organization who provides workshops to children and adults dealing with several life skills topics.  One of their specific programs that is called Connexion is designed to make teenagers aware of: 1) the dangers of drugs, 2) how to cope with anxiety, 3) manipulative forms of media advertisements, and 4) other topics that often affects the youth.

Topics Covered:

  • Self-Image and Self-Improvement
  • Making Decisions
  • Smoking, Alcohol, Marijuana
  • Advertising
  • Drug Abuse and Violence
  • Advertising/Violence in the Media
  • Coping with Anxiety
  • Coping with Anger
  • Communication Skills
  • Social Skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Resolving Conflicts
  • Peer Pressure


                                                           Classes are supported by federal and state dollars through MDHHS and Region 10 PIHP

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