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The ARISE Blog

Advice from Mom: 10 Pearls of Wisdom

February 7, 2016

Being a mother is hard work. You dispense hard-learned advice just to have it ignored most of the time. Only once your children have grown, made their own mistakes and had their own triumphs, do they realize exactly how valuable your advice was. These are 10 “pearls of wisdom” collected by the ARISE Foundation over their nearly 30 years […]

Teaching & Motivating Youth with ADHD/ADD and Learning Disabilities

January 18, 2016

  Building a rapport with a learning-disabled, frustrated child or teen starts with tailoring your teaching style to their special needs. ADHD/ADD is a neurological disorder that impacts individuals in four main categories: Attention: youth with ADHD/ADD have trouble paying attention and focusing on tasks, especially if they are not interested in them. Impulsivity: lack […]

You Bet I’m Listening: ARISE ’s Program to Help Youth

January 9, 2016

How often do you feel as if you are truly being listened to? With the invention of cell phones and the Internet, sitting in front of another person and engaging in meaningful dialogue is becoming an extinct art form.  85% of what we know, we learn from listening—yet we spend only 45% of our time […]

Finding Your Strength This Holiday Season

December 20, 2015

Oh, the holidays can be a stressful time. Airline delays, gridlock, spending money you don’t have, coping with difficult relatives, standing in endless checkout lines… it’s enough to make even the calmest person a little frazzled.  When the holidays roll around, people get so wrapped up in the season that they forget that they are equipped […]

ARISE programs help struggling juvenile justice facility

December 3, 2015

A few years ago, ARISE trained the staff of Thompson Academy in Pembroke Pines, Florida. The staff’s hard work and dedication have resulted in the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice awarding Thompson with an 86% “commendable” rating, qualifying them for “deemed status,” a title that only four other facilities in Florida earned that year. A […]

10 Tips for Improving Your Memory

October 8, 2015

Texting. Email. TV. Internet. Cell Phones. We live in a world flooded with information. With so much data coming at you, how do you remember the important things? Here are 10 quick Tips for Improving your Memory and Study Skills, borrowed from the fantastic ARISE Brain Food Series. Create a concept map when studying confusing topics. […]

Taneka’s Tales

August 28, 2015

Everyone loves a good story. Stories are memorable. They inspire empathy, encourage imagination and have the capacity to be great teaching tools. Most kids and teens have trouble sitting still for lecture, but they will gladly listen to a story. Tell them a good tale, and you teach life skills through a “side door” in […]

Alternatives to Incarceration for At-Risk Youth

July 30, 2015

ARISE Life Management Skills and Staff Training Programs assist Community Based Organizations in achieving their goals as preferential alternatives to detention or re-entry for at-risk youth. ARISE’s dynamic, interactive group sessions are guaranteed to capture and hold troubled teens limited attention spans. Today, community based organizations play a pivotal role in providing diversion services for […]

New police officers give back, serve lunch to at-risk youth

July 17, 2015

Last Wednesday, the Independent Florida Alligator published an article about local police officers giving back to the kids at the Reichert house.  Read the full article here. The Reichert House is an after-school program for at-risk boys and is co-founded by GPD Chief of Police Tony Jones. Two of ARISE Certified Master Trainers are on the staff […]

Do you think at-risk youth and the staff that work with them need a positive environment?

July 14, 2015

If you answered yes to that question then ARISE can help you achieve this goal. What is a Positive Work environment? According to the University of Florida, a positive work environment can mean the difference between success and failure for an organization. In Creating a Positive Workplace for Your Associates, IFAS Extension agreed with the […]

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