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TruThought: Charting a New Course

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Thinking of the Consequences
Remember Who Gets Hurt
Act on Plans to Make a Responsible Choice
Check Their Thinking
Keep Thinking Responsible Thoughts

Why TruThought?

TruThought addresses numerous thinking barriers and tactics which interfere with the decision-making process. Allowing youth to practice identifying these barriers and identify ways to intervene prior to trouble will contribute to more successful outcomes.

What to Expect

Youth will meet once a week for eight to ten consecutive weeks. Each session will run for one and a half hours and include 6 to 10 youth (both male and female) of similar age and developmental level. Groups will be held on Thursday evenings from 4:30 to 6:00PM at Clackamas County Juvenile Department.

Thinking Barriers Addressed

Risk and Protective Factors

Risk factors increase the likeliness a youth will participate in risky or illegal behavior while specific protective factors work as a powerful force that overcomes these risk factors at a 2 to 1 ratio.  As a result of this knowledge, TruThought works to address the following risk and protective factors:

Developmental Assets Strengthened

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Juvenile Department
2121 Kaen Road
Oregon City, OR 97045
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(503) 655-8342