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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
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Students from The PATH Practice an Attitude of Gratitude

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By: Caroline Capriccio, Youth Development Specialist, The PATHSince 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 se...
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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 SchoolAccording 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 mental...
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MAY
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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 PathwaysAccording 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 thi...
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MAY
13
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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 ServicesThe 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 privile...
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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 PathwaysThe 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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APR
24
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GSA Launches New Day of Silence Video

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By Dylan Goodwin, Clinician – PathwaysThe Day of Silence is a student-led national protest where individuals take a vow of silence to emphasize the silencing and social exclusion of LGBTQ people within schools and communities around the globe. This protest was first observed in 1996, at the University of Virginia, created by two of the college...
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APR
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Mindful Meditation with Girls Group

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By Christina Lavigne, Clinician, The PATH at CarteretThe Girls Group through the PATH program at Carteret Middle School has been participating in weekly discussions and activities to help the girls improve their self-esteem, make positive choices, utilize healthy coping skills and more.With assistance from Mrs. Mendoza (math teacher at CMS), the gr...
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APR
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Practicing Teamwork with the Boys Group

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By Christina Lavigne, Clinician, The PATH at CarteretThe Boys Group through the PATH program at Carteret Middle School has participated in weekly discussions and activities to promote making positive choices, identifying healthy friendships, increasing team building/teamwork and much more. Around the holidays, our first cycle of Boys Group particip...
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APR
03
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How Juniors Can Prepare for College During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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By Jeanne Neuwirth, LCSW Clinician & SADD Club Advisor for PathwaysFirst of all, take a deep breath. In through your nose for four counts, hold for two counts, out for four counts. Now tell yourself, "I'm good. I got this."Your health (and that of your loved ones), both mental and physical, is more important than anything else right now. When l...
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