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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
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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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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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Mindful Meditation with Girls Group

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By Christina Lavigne, Clinician, The PATH at Carteret The 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 ...
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Practicing Teamwork with the Boys Group

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By Christina Lavigne, Clinician, The PATH at Carteret The 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 partici...
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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 Pathways First 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 ...
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MAR
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The Benefits of Positive Affirmations

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By: Kimberly Hill, MSW, LCSW An 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 f...
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MAR
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SADD Club Leads Peers Towards Better Paths

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By Jeanne Neuwirth, LCSW Clinician and SADD Club Advisor School 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 orga...
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MAR
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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 ...
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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 man...
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