With a focus on personal responsibility, decision-making, and leadership, the Cebrin Goodman Institute on Substance Abuse is for future leaders who want to make a difference in their community.
Madison County Sheriff Robert J. Hertz announces that the Illinois Sheriffs' Association is proud to again be named as a principal sponsor for the annual Cebrin Goodman Institute on Substance Abuse, formerly Illinois Teen Institute.
The association will be awarding scholarships to cover the cost for students to attend the program.
CGTI is a weeklong youth leadership training program for middle and high school students who want to learn leadership skills, meet other youth from around the state, and become empowered to create change in their schools and communities. With a focus on personal responsibility, decision-making, and leadership, the conference is for future leaders who want to make a difference in their community.
CGTI teens will learn to:
- Develop skills to be an advocate for positive change
- Make a difference in their community ·
- Communicate more effectively
- Prevent drug and alcohol abuse
This year’s conference will be at Eastern Illinois University July 20-24.
The ISA will award 60 scholarships statewide. Scholarships are filled quickly. Students who want to attend can contact their local sheriff’s office or the Illinois Sheriffs' Association for an application and information. For scholarship consideration, applications must be submitted to your local sheriff’s office or ISA, not directly to CGTI.
As a participant the following will be furnished tuition, lodging, T-shirt, workshop materials, recreation and meals. Transportation will not be included.