What makes a good life?

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it’s fame and money, you’re not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert Waldinger, you’re mistaken. . . Waldinger has unprecedented access to data on true happiness and satisfaction. In this talk, he shares three important lessons learned from the study as well as some practical, old-as-the-hills wisdom on how to build a fulfilling, long life…
See the lecture here.

Mind Matters

Young people who have experienced trauma and toxic stress often have difficulty regulating their emotional responses when facing challenges in school, life, and relationships. As students learn the skills and strategies in Mind Matters, they can begin to say, “I am not a victim of what happened to me.”

Love Notes – EBP Model

You now have a new tool in your tool kit! An innovative approach to teen pregnancy prevention that appeals to older youth.
Love Notes was included in the federal Office of Adolescent Health’s Evidence Based Program list based on statistically significant decreases in sexual activity, increases in contraceptive use, and avoidance of pregnancy.

University College Cork

Consequences of Teen Motherhood

Can Last for Generations

“What our research really demonstrates is the value of supporting young mothers when they have children in adolescence,” Dr. Wall-Wieler says … MORE>>

University of Washington

Teen Dating Violence

Can Lead To Homicide

Girls Are The Most Common Victims. In fact, nearly half of women killed by homicide in the United States are killed by their former or current intimate partnersMORE>>


2nd Wednesday Webinar

SECOND WEDNESDAY WEBINAR

June 12, 2019

What Do You Mean? Unblurring the Lines between Consent, Assault, & So Much More. In this interactive webinar, participants will respond to scenarios as well as discuss and explore tips and strategies for communicating “yes”, checking-in, and exploring sexual boundaries between partners … Go here to find out more.

Adolescent Brain

Myths

Of The Adolescent Brain

In this video, Dr. Dan Siegel explores two myths about brain development in adolescents as a tool to help educators and other role models to encourage adolescent growth … MORE>>