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Caring Relationships & Behavior Guidance

These links describe caring relationships between adults, children, and youth; and using these relationships to effectively guide and manage behavior.

 

Behavior Guidance and Classroom Management Mentoring
Caring Relationships
 

 

Behavior Guidance and Classroom Management

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science 
www.chop.edu/service/behavioral-health-center
The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Science at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia offers specialized programs and services for treating children who are experiencing psychiatric conditions, and behavioral or emotional difficulties.

National Education Association

www.nea.org/tools/classroom-management-articles.html

The National Education Association (NEA) maintains a small database of short articles about bullying, classroom setup, discipline, and other topics regarding classroom management.

Northern Children’s Services
www.northernchildren.org
Northern Children’s Services seeks to build the self-confidence and resiliency of at-risk children and their families. They accomplish this by providing a full spectrum of behavioral health and child welfare services to children throughout the region.

Office of Specialized Instructional Services
http://webgui.phila.k12.pa.us/offices/s/oss
The Office of Specialized Instructional Services (OSIS) is committed to the educational, social, developmental, physical, and emotional well-being of all students within the School District of Philadelphia. They also offer services to address child behavioral health issues.

Search Institute
www.search-institute.org
Search Institute is an independent nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide leadership, knowledge, and resources to promote healthy children, youth, and communities. 

StopBullying.gov
www.stopbullying.gov
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying iswhat cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

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Caring Relationships

The Center for Grieving Children
http://grievingchildren.org
The Center for Grieving Children is a safe and caring place where young people and their families who are grieving a death can find help to grow through the healing process.

Encore.org

Encore.org

Encore.org is building a movement to tap the skills and experience of those in midlife and beyond to improve communities and the world. Its ultimate goal is to create a better future for young people and future generations. 

StopBullying.gov
www.stopbullying.gov
StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying iswhat cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying.

United States Department of Health and Human Services: Office of Adolescent Health
www.hhs.gov/ash/oah
The Office of Adolescent Health (OAH) is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of adolescents to enable them to become healthy, productive adults. OAH also has many resources related to healthy relationships.

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Mentoring

Big Brothers, Big Sisters
www.bbbs.org
For over a century, Big Brothers Big Sisters has been helping change kids’ perspectives and giving them the opportunity to reach their potential. It all started in 1904, when a young New York City court clerk named Ernest Coulter was seeing more and more boys come through his courtroom. He recognized that caring adults could help many of these kids stay out of trouble, and he set out to find volunteers; this marked the beginning of the Big Brothers movement.

Encore.org

Encore.org

Encore.org is building a movement to tap the skills and experience of those in midlife and beyond to improve communities and the world. Its ultimate goal is to create a better future for young people and future generations. 

Girls Rock Philly (GRP)
www.girlsrockphilly.org
Girls Rock Philly is a volunteer-based non-profit music and mentoring organization dedicated to empowering girls and young women from the greater Philadelphia region through music education and activities that foster self-respect, leadership skills, creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration.

MENTOR/National Mentoring Partnership
www.mentoring.org
MENTOR works with a strong network of state and local Mentoring Partnerships to leverage resources and provide the support and tools that mentoring organizations need to effectively serve young people in their communities.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Teen Programs
www.philamuseum.org/communityengagement
The Philadelphia Museum of Art offers various teen programs and internships designed to work with a small group of sophomore, junior, or seniors from schools throughout the Philadelphia region. Each program is designed to inspire, mentor, and prepare those selected students for leadership roles and further study in the visual arts. Internship opportunities for high-school students nurture professional development and foster growth of the museum profession.

SPARK
www.sparkprogram.org
Spark’s mission is to provide life-changing apprenticeships to youth in underserved communities across the United States.

Summer Search
www.summersearch.org
The mission of Summer Search is to find resilient low-income high school students and inspire them to become responsible and altruistic leaders by providing year- round mentoring, life-changing summer experiences, college advising, and a lasting support network.

United States Dream Academy
www.usdreamacademy.org
The U.S. Dream Academy is a national after-school enrichment program that provides homework assistance, character building, healthy eating education, healthy snacks, the use of technology, and mentoring to children of incarcerated parents and children falling behind in school.

The Urban League of Philadelphia
www.urbanleaguephila.org
The Urban League of Philadelphia works within the Philadelphia public school system to provide programs that enhance the standards academic format and create a college-going culture. These programs include: Childcare Information ServicesCommunity Scholars ProgramGear UpProject Ready, and Urban Green League.

West Philadelphia Alliance for Children
http://wepac.org
WePAC’s mission is to promote childhood literacy by engaging volunteers in Philadelphia public schools through re-opening and staffing libraries, academic mentoring, and after-school enrichment.

 

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