The ICCS Care's Podcast

We are the Illinois Coalition for Community Services based in Springfield, Illinois. Our goal as an agency is to expand youth services in communities across Illinois, connecting youth to vital resources in their local area and providing support.

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Monday Sep 14, 2020

S.M.A.R.T. goals are designed to help you identify if what you want to achieve is realistic and determine a deadline. When writing S.M.A.R.T. Goals use concise language, but include relevant information. Initial Goal, Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, & Time-bound. S.M.A.R.T. Goal - Review what you have written!

Monday Aug 31, 2020

Brene Brown on Empathy

Thursday Aug 27, 2020

In this episode, we were pleased to have two student guest speakers from Springfield School District 186! Springfield High School students, Emma Cox and Chase Heyen. Together, we discuss quick tips to practice to reduce stress and anxiety, and how to prepare yourself to start the remote school year out on a positive note. We hope you have a great start to the new school year!

Monday Aug 24, 2020

Healthy Eating on a Budget Bedtime Routines

Monday Aug 17, 2020

Helping Children Cope Coping with Change

Thursday Jul 09, 2020

CDC Youth Violence Resources Using De-escalation Techniques Efficiently

Tuesday Jun 09, 2020

Helpful links: Resume Examples & Action Words  

Thursday Apr 02, 2020

Hello!The goal for today's discussion is for youth to understand that even though they may feel that their options for employment are limited to certain types of employment they are still important. Thank you for listening! If you have any further questions and/or feedback you can always email Mackenzie or I. ( or (

Thursday Apr 02, 2020

Hi everyone! On today's episode, we begin to go over our ICCS Employment Resource Guide. We outline the following skills: communication, critical thinking, multi-tasking, and teamwork. In future episodes we will discuss effective resumes, interview etiquette, phone interviews, and interview attire. Thanks for listening!

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