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The ARISE Blog

At-Risk Youth Turned Around For Pennies Per Child

April 10, 2016

You might be surprised to learn that less than $1.00 can buy a new direction and new hope for at-risk kids. An ARISE Group session consisting of up to 15 youth costs pennies, per child, per session – and once your staff is trained  they can go on to share these life-altering evidence based techniques proven to turn troubled […]

Family Tools Training Helps Build Healthier, Happier Homes

February 22, 2016

After creating more than 100 books on the Life-Skills youth need to become productive members of society, the ARISE Foundation has developed a unique training experience especially for parents and families. ARISE Family Tools is a 12-session jump start to a healthier, happier family. Each 90-minute lesson is interactive: there are no lectures in ARISE […]

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 […]

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