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The Benefits of Positive Affirmations

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By: Kimberly Hill, MSW, LCSWAn affirmation or "positive affirmation" can be defined as using a phrase or quote to say to yourself in order to help with challenging thoughts. Many people say positive affirmations or read quotes to help change their current mindset or to motivate them to accomplish a task. According to Positive Psychology, "If you fr...
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MAR
30
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SADD Club Leads Peers Towards Better Paths

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By Jeanne Neuwirth, LCSW Clinician and SADD Club AdvisorSchool closings are definitely a challenge but they do give us a chance to reflect on the significant work our dedicated SADD Club students have done throughout this school year to lead peers towards better choices. SADD stands for Students Against Destructive Decisions, it is a national organ...
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MAR
25
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Carteret Middle School’s Girls Group Practice’s Self-Love

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By Karolyn Estevez, Youth development Specialist,The PATH program at Carteret Middle School developed a Girls Group in order to spread positivity, promote healthy coping skills, and increase self-esteem within the young girls in Carteret Middle School. Self-esteem building begins with self-love. During the fourth and fifth week of girls group, we f...
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MAR
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Need for Social Media's "Digital Detox"

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By: Kimberly Hill, MSW, LCSW Mental Health Clinician Have you ever walked into an establishment and noticed everyone is on their phone? Have you ever noticed how long it takes a young adult to put their phone away? In today's society, cellphones and media is a part of our daily lives. With cellphone use comes social media.Social media comes in many...
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MAR
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Pathways SBYSP Brings Cinderella's Closet to Carteret High School

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On Wednesday February 26th Pathways SBYSP worked with the Turnpike Authority to bring Cinderella's Closet to Carteret High School. Through the hard work of the team at the Turnpike Authority, there were over 200 dresses brought to the high school as well as, several suits, shoes, accessories and make up. The Turnpike Authority held this event ...
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MAR
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P.A.L.S Students are Real Life Heavens Helpers

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By Monisha Rey, Clinician IOn Tuesday February 4th, the students of the P.A.L.S community service club visited Heavens Helpers Food Pantry in Woodbridge. Heavens Helpers offers dry goods, meats, fresh fruits, veggies, and dairy when available on the first Tuesday of every month to families in need. The students were tasked with sorting and pac...
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DEC
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Pathways’ P.A.L.S Trip to Habitat for Humanity

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By Monisha Rey, Clinician @ PathwaysThe students of the Pathways'' P.A.L.S community service club participated in the Morristown Habitat for Humanity ground breaking on Thursday October 24th. The students were very excited to be a part of the beginning stages of this new home. Youth members played a major role in assisting with the construction. Th...
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DEC
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Pathways’ PALS2PALS Leadership & Mentoring Initiative Fall & Winter Fun

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By Monisha Rey, Clinician @ PathwaysPALS2PALS Leadership & Mentoring Initiative was recently created as a subsection of the P.A.L.S community service club at The Pathways program, at Carteret High School. This initiative aims to provide high school mentors and their middle school mentees with monthly collaborative activities that build and sust...
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DEC
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Wellspring’s The PATH Expands Services to South Plainfield School District.

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By Lisa Lussier, Clinician at The PathIt has been about two months since Wellspring's School-Based Clinical Services Division, The PATH, expanded into the South Plainfield School District.There is one clinician who works primarily in the high school, providing counseling and supportive services to students, and on occasion is asked to assist in one...
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OCT
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Pathways – GSA : Ally Week

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By Dylan Goodwin, ClinicianAlly week 2019 took place from September 23rd through the 27th.According to GLSEN, "(b)eing an ally means taking action in solidarity with LGBTQ students and responding to their self-determined requests, for example, using the correct pronouns when referring to classmates or signing petitions demanding LGBTQ inclusion or ...
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