Morgantown Area Youth Services Project (MAYSP)

A Youth Intervention Project  

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I. Delinquency Intervention and Prevention Program

  • Drug/Alcohol Intervention Services
  • Individual Counseling Sessions
  • Group Sessions
  • Parent Sessions
  • Special Anger Management Program
  • Random Drug Testing
  • Client Resource Development
  • After School Tutoring

The program includes a specialized program for girls known as the Voices Program. The Voices Program is a research-based gender-specific program targeting female teenage offenders.

II. Youth Transitions Program

This program offers early intervention services to at risk youth and can be provided at the MAYSP office, School setting or at their residence.  The MAYSP Youth Transitions Program decreases the effect of negative risk factors attributable to youth in transition. Specifically targeting children in the 8th and 9th grades, the program works with at-risk youth in the areas of substance abuse, disciplinary incidents at school, violence, truancy, academic performance and general delinquency.

  • Life Management Sessions (Individual and Group)
  • Parent Support Component
  • School Advocacy Support Services
  • At-Risk School Behavior
  • At-Risk Individual/Peers Relationships
  • Summer Follow-Up Component
  • After School Tutoring Services

III. Underage Drinking and Drug Diversion Programs

Monongalia Co. ranks as the #1 county in the state of West Virginia for underage drinking offenses. MAYSP provides alcohol education programming to underage drinking offenders.  MAYSP also provides drug education programming for those 18 years and older cited for possession of less than 15 grams of marijuana or other drugs.

  • ​​​​​​​Individual and group intervention services for offenders
  • Partnership with the WVU Student Assistance Program
  • Ongoing substance abuse counseling services as indicated
  • Drug Testing
  • Community Service
  • Expungement of Offence from Criminal Record

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IV. Substance Abuse Counseling Program

This program component provides counseling intervention for low income young adults/adults experiencing chemical dependency and substance abuse related criminal justice involvement.

V. Theft Diversion Program

The Granville Theft Diversion Program provides intervention services to shoplifting offenders and are referred by the Town of Granville Police Department and Granville Municipal Court.  Once the offender completes the 5 session program they are eligible to have their record expunged of the charges.