ARISE Offers its Program "You Bet I am Listening" for Schools to Help Deal with the Increase in Mental Health Issues in Children and Teens
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.
Listening is not easy, but it can be learned. Listening has many attributes. It gathers information, builds strong relationships, and helps solve problems.
By: ARISE Foundation
ARISE Foundation is a non-profit Educational Foundation established in 1986. The Foundation develops life skills programs for at-risk youth and is offering "You Bet I'm Listening" program to train school personnel, volunteers, parents to learn the skills of active listening. Many of the mental health issues facing youth can be reduced if the youth had a person who they can communicate with who will just listen to them without judgement.
According to the CDC, 36.7% of teens ages 12-17 have persistent feelings of sadness and hopelessness.
Practicing the following three steps will help in communicating with youth:
View the ARISE "You Bet I am Listening" (You Bet I'm Listening (at-riskyouth.org)
ARISE Foundation is a non-profit education organization established in 1986 that develops life skills curriculum and staff training for those working with at-risk youth.
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