Dr. Stout Joins Orange County 4-H Teen Council

FULLERTON, Calif. - Nov. 5, 2021 - PRLog -- Dr. Dallas Stout has agreed to join Orange County 4-H's Teen Council as one of 3 adult Advisors. OC 4-H Teen Council members (ages 13-19) develop leadership skills, advise on youth education programs, complete service projects as well as community education and social activities. The Council offers a fun way for teens to meet new people, boost their resume, build their leadership skills, and get involved in their community. Teen Council members facilitate their own meetings and are led by adult Advisors like Dr. Stout, who help plan, guide and coach these teen leaders through their work.

For nearly 3 decades Dr. Stout has served on a variety of networks, coalitions, and Boards of Directors at the State, County and Community level for issues surrounding education, troubled youth, substance abuse, gang prevention, violence and related issues. He also brings over 25 years of Positive Youth Development experience to this new advisory role. About this new appointment Dr. Stout said, "In the mid 1990's, I actually served on the Board of Directors for the Countywide Prevention Network when we voted to adopt the 40 Developmental Asset Approach to Positive Youth Development and bring it to OC as the go to approach for working with youth in the County. I've been engaged in this work in one way or another ever since".

4-H, whose four "H's" stand for Head, Heart, Hands and Health, is the nation's largest youth development program with over 6 million members. 4-H helps youth ages 5-19 reach their full potential as competent and confident leaders who contribute to their communities. Programming is focused on three core content areas of citizenship, healthy living, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). There are eleven 4-H Community Clubs spread out across OC from La Habra to Trabuco Canyon and everywhere in between.

Dr. Dallas Stout is a member of the faculty at California State University Fullerton, The University of Arizona Global Campus, and Brigham Young University, Idaho where he teaches a variety of undergraduate & graduate courses in Psychology, Human Services, and Child Development as well as Non-Profit Principles, Practices, Governance & Finance. Dr. Stout has worked in the non-profit community in Southern California for 30 years including many years leading the Counties' largest adolescent residential drug rehab and sober high school. Today he uses his experience to assist a variety of non-profit programs in Southern California thru DoctorS Nonprofit Consulting which he co-founded with his wife Dr. Debbie Stout in 2004. For more information see https://doctorsconsulting.org

Rita M. Jakel
Tags:Positive Youth Development
Location:Fullerton - California - United States
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