Worksheets to address specific topics, such as bullying: Being bullied is a common situation that children and even adults are faced with daily. It is often difficult to understand why the person is being aggressive towards us and how to diffuse their aggressive behavior. Bullies will often wait to exhibit this behavior until we are isolated and there are minimal chances for them to be corrected by an authority figure, which is often a teacher or another adult. This type of behavior can happen just about anywhere: in class, on the bus, in your neighborhood. All over the world, there are some heinous acts and behavior that is carried out by people, even though they are well aware that its bad and it shouldn’t be done. One such act is bullying. Do you know what it is? Let us see. Bullying is an act where a person or group of persons pick on others. It is an aggressive and unwanted behavior, typically in school aged children where they use perceived or real power imbalance. It also involves giving threats to someone, spreading rumors about someone, as well as attacking someone on purpose. Bullying is usually of three types: Verbal bullying, social bullying and physical bullying. Verbal bullying involves the use of words like calling mean names, teasing, passing sexual comments or threatening to cause harm.
A sobering look at the facts about foster care and the impact on those who have experienced foster care. Multiple sources of information help create a picture of foster care.
The mission of the Teen Project is to provide healing and hope to young women who have survived human trafficking and homelessness, many from foster care, by innovating programs focused on drug treatment, psychotherapy, life skills, higher education and mentoring all with a trauma-informed lens. The Teen Project is a nonprofit 501c3 serving at risk young women. We provide drug treatment at no cost to eligible recipients through the support of County of Los Angeles, Department of Public Health, Substance Abuse Prevention and Control (SAPC) and our gracious donors. The Teen Project is a parent to the parentless providing young women without resources with a chance at life.
What does Doing Good Works mean? Using Business as a Force for Good. As a Certified B-Corporation, we practice a new kind of business that balances purpose and profit. We are legally required to consider the impact of our decisions on our workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment. A culture of caring runs deep within our organization, and we designed our business based on a 10/20/30 model. 10% of profits fund empowerment and scholar programs for foster youth pursuing higher education. 20% of employee hours are dedicated towards volunteer work of their choice. 30% of our new hires come from the foster community.
Students who’ve experienced life in a foster home or group home often need extra support and resources to ensure they succeed in college. Here you’ll learn about the many ways your CSU campus can help you thrive from the day you start your academic career until you earn your degree.
- Campus Support
- Applying to the CSU
- Foster Youth Programs
- Financial Aid.