Truly Valued, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization. Our goal is to create an environment of learning and explorational growth for at-risk youth and families to cultivate positive relationships and give back to their local community. Truly Valued, Inc. creates a mentor network partnership with local churches, schools and various organizations to support youth development.
Truly Valued Pledge
I pledge to lead the way by
Staying true to God,
Walking in love,
And caring for my community
For I am Truly Valued.
I AM Academy is designed to help cultivate the skills that our young people need to develop as successful adults with a strong sense of their own identity. The innovative, group-style mentoring program held on school campuses and local community centers, empowers through direct instruction, experiential learning, as well as trust and team building activities designed to improve confidence and respect for others
Success for I Am Academy participants is defined and determined by 80% of participants showing positive behavior changes in two or more of the four pillars of building character, confidence, education opportunities, and self-esteem and awareness.
I AM Academy results as of May 2023- (2 sites surveyed)
The Nurturing Families Program® is a family-centered program designed for the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect. Both parents with children birth to 18 years participate group-based. Lessons are competency-based ensuring parental learning and mastery of skills.
August 2023 Cohort-
Success for Nurturing Families participants is defined by 70 % of participants showing improvement according to the Adult Adolescent Parenting Inventory (AAPI) as indicated through pre and posttests.
• 3 out of 4 (75%) participants achieved this target.
70% of participants will show positive behavior changes in two or more of the three pillars of confidence, opportunities, and relationships which are defined below:
Confidence - Standing up for oneself and communicating needs and wants, using positive coping skills, reduced impulsive behaviors.
Opportunities - Seeking further education and/or job training by enrolling in a program or college. Applying for and obtaining employment.
Relationships - Healthier interactions and communications with family and others. Demonstrating appropriate social skills.
• 4 out of 4 (100%) participants achieved this target.
This Nurturing Families™ Facilitator Certification Training is specifically designed for professionals and paraprofessionals working with home visitation programs, group, individual or family setting (In-person or Virtual). It follows philosophy that emphasizes the importance of raising children in a warm, trusting, and caring environment. It is founded on the belief that children who are cared for develop the capacity to trust, care, and respect themselves, others, living creatures, and their environment.
This series allows attendees to meet and talk with successful professionals from the community who share their own backgrounds and information about their careers.
E3 Speaker Series September 23, 2023 -
Purpose – Shavon Reed-Agard
• 40 RSVP, 23 in attendance, 7 of 9 (adults) completed the reflections.
• 7 out 9 78% of attendees participated in responding to the reflection question.
• 7 out 9 78% of reflection participants expressed that they would do something differently because of what they learned.
• 7 out 9 78% of reflection participants expressed that the presentation positively impacted their outlook on their purpose.
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