How to Recognize Emotional Triggers
Importance of a Healthy Father and Son Relationship
Children look to their fathers to lay down the rules and enforce them. They also look to their fathers to provide a feeling of security, both physical and emotional. An involved father promotes healthy development in his children.
Life Skills for Adults: Drop Stress, Anger & Frustration at the Door
Life is complicated. We are forced to navigate the world of work and of our home life. We need to bring our whole selves to work by dropping the stress, worry, anxiety, and guilt at the door. When we leave to go home, we need to bring our positive selves home and leave the stress, worry, fears, and anxiety collected from dealing with the day’s events at the door. This is a tough challenge for everyone. We all need to improve our mental health. We need ARISE life skills for adults.
Fostering Gratitude Not only on Thanksgiving but Every Day in At-Risk, Troubled Children and Teens
Research has shown that gratitude plays a big role in an adult’s wellbeing and success.
Recent studies are showing that gratitude is beneficial in children and young adolescents. Grateful adolescents are happier and more optimistic and satisfied with their lives and more engaged in school.
Conflict Resolution Strategies for Middle School Youth
Middle school is a time of immense growth and development and at the same time emotional turmoil in which there are peer conflicts, conflict with adults and conflicts with themselves. Here are strategies to share to help middle school at risk youth develop conflict resolution skills.
Long Term Effects of Vulnerable Youth in Foster Care and Those Aging Out of Foster Care
Children and teens who live in long-term foster care experience higher rates of behavioral and emotional problems compared with their peers who are reunited with their families or adopted, according to new research from the Carsey Institute at the University of New Hampshire.
Strategies for Managing Conflict in a Classroom
Teaching At-Risk Youth, the Learning Strategy called GRIT
Suicide - A Social Issue Facing Middle and High School Youth Today
Ten Social Issues Facing Middle Schoolers
These young people in middle school have stress in their life. They may have negative thoughts or feelings about themselves. Their bodies are changing and that is stressful. They may have family problems such as separation or divorce of parents. They may have issues with their friends. Hanging with the wrong crowd can be stressful. Some may live in unsafe environments. They make take on too many activities. Others live in poverty, or their families are facing financial or medical problems. If they have to change schools, this can be a major stressor.
How At-Risk Troubled Youth Become Troubled Adults
ARISE Life Skills Curriculum help youth deal with the events and challenges of everyday life. After participating in the ARISE life skills groups youth acquire a new sense of well-being, they are engaged in learning and motivated to make positive changes in their lives.