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Because I Love You "BECAUSE I LOVE YOU" (BILY) is a parent support group designed to help parents whose children (of all ages) have behavioral problems. These problems are in the areas of, but not limited to, ATTITUDE, SUBSTANCE ABUSE, RUNNING AWAY AND CURFEW.
City of Angels Independent Study School City of Angels School is the independent study school (homeschooling) for the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) that offers K-12 students a full-time educational program through weekly appointments. It is designed for students with special interests and abilities, scheduling problems, or individual needs that cannot be accommodated in the traditional school setting.
LAPD Jeopardy Program
The Jeopardy Program is a gang prevention/intervention program for boys and girls ages 8 through 17 and their parents. Jeopardy combines the strength of the community, neighborhood schools and the police department to effect positive, lifelong attitudinal changes in the young people so as to have a positive impact on the community.
Jeopardy targets "at risk" children, offering a variety of educational and physical projects, from tutoring to martial arts. The goals of the Jeopardy Program are:

  • Decrease truancy
  • Improve grades
  • Increase graduation rates
  • Improve self-esteem
  • Decrease the risk of gang involvement
  • Improve conflict resolution and other life-affirming skills
  • Improve and demonstrate goal-setting skills
  • Improve reading and writing
  • Decrease violent and other inappropriate behavior
Please see your dean and/or counselor for more information.
LAPD Juvenile Impact Program The Juvenile Impact Program is designed for young adults having defiance issues with parents, the school, and/or the community. The program requires the juvenile to admit to their offense and the impact the crime caused. The juvenile then participates in a mini "boot camp," paints over existing graffiti, completes a self-esteem class, and is "scared straight" by a group discussion led by several ex-convicts. The parents are required to participate and attend a parenting class.
 
Please see your dean and/or counselor for more information.
Parenting 24/7
Parenting 24/7 is a "one-stop" source of news, information, and advice on parenting and family life from University of Illinois Extension. Designed for parents and grandparents of children from birth through the teens, it provides feature articles with research-based information, video clips of parents and experts, breaking news and commentary, newsletters, and recommendations to the best parenting resources on the web
Parents' Guide to Helping Teens Recover from Addiction Experimenting and rebellion are hallmarks of the teenage years that sometimes lead to drug and alcohol use. If you suspect your child might be falling prey to a substance use disorder, take heart. Here’s how to recognize the signs of addiction and take action to curb destructive behaviors.
Teen Talk
The Families with Teens program seeks to contribute to building family strengths through improving family communication and decision making, strengthening parent-teen relationships, and increasing parental satisfaction and confidence in their parenting role during adolescence.
 
Stronger families translate into teens who are more successful socially and academically. They have fewer emotional and behavioral problems and less risky behavior.
 
We also offer many great online English and Spanish resources geared specifically for parents.