NOV
12
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Fall Festival Fun With the PATH

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By Caroline Capriccio, Youth Development Specialist This October, Carteret Middle School hosted its first Fall Festival. All middle school students had the opportunity to attend. The festival was held over the course of two days. Students who opted into hybrid learning participated throughout the school day. Alternatively, students who remained vir...
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OCT
06
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Pathways Programs During Suicide Prevention Month

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September was National Suicide Prevention Month. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death overall, and the second leading cause of death for children, teens and young adults ages 10-34. Rates of suicide have been on the rise for years. From 2000 to 2018, the rate has increased by 35%. The pandemic has also influenced an increase in suicide rates ...
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SEP
04
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The fight to save Pathways

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Over the past few days, we were alerted to the fact that the governor's new budget proposal featured a complete cut of the School Based Youth Services Program (SBYSP.) While we understand that during these challenging times, we know that tough budgetary decisions need to be made. But we are asking our friends and partners and urge you to please hel...
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AUG
17
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Pathways Summer Program Goes Virtual!

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By Jeanne Neuwirth, LCSW Clinician When the world turned upside down, one of the things that threw us for a loop at Pathways School Based Youth Services Program was the gradual realization that we would not be able to hold our usual active summer program at Carteret High School, complete with field trips, basketball and volleyball, silly contests, ...
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JUN
25
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Pathways Quarantine Activities

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What was virtual programming or remote learning like for the students who are involved in Pathways School Based Youth Services at Carteret High School? I can tell you there was a lot going on from the day we were sent home! In fact, during quarantine, Pathways SBYSP had over 850 student contacts, served 222 unduplicated students and provided more t...
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JUN
15
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Students from The PATH Practice an Attitude of Gratitude

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By: Caroline Capriccio, Youth Development Specialist, The PATH Since the start of COVID-19, it feels as though our lives have been turned upside down. The same holds true for the millions of students whose school lives have suddenly been disrupted. The stress of the pandemic – mixed with the academic pressures of virtual learning and the physical s...
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MAY
22
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Preparing for the Mental Health Crisis: Following COVID-19

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By: Kimberly Hill, MSW, LCSW Clinician, The PATH at Carteret Middle School According to the National Institute of Mental Health, "nearly one in five U.S adults live with a mental illness." Over the years, the numbers have not declined, and mental health professionals have discovered that more than 10 million adults have an unmet need for menta...
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MAY
18
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Pathways Students Find a Mental Getaway Via Virtual Art Projects

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By Jeanne Neuwirth, LCSW Clinician & SADD Club Advisor for Pathways According to choreographer Twyla Tharp, "Art is the only way to run away without leaving home." Let's face it, many of us are flat-out tired of sheltering in, but about three dozen Carteret High School students managed to escape via art projects on three different afternoons th...
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MAY
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4 Ways to Set Boundaries While You're Working from Home

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By Christina Lavigne, Clinician, The PATH School Based Clinical Services The coronavirus pandemic has been a stressful time for so many people around the world. Not only are we concerned about the health/safety of our family and friends, but our way of living has been dramatically changed with stay-at-home orders. Working from home is a privil...
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MAY
03
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Pathways’ Virtual Volunteers Write Letters to Seniors Sheltering In

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By Jeanne Neuwirth, LCSW Clinician & SADD Club Advisor for Pathways The loss of being able to attend school in person has required students to adapt in multiple ways. In addition to having to figure out how to do classwork online, they lost all extracurricular activities, and the connection that comes with it.We all know (and scientific studies...
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