Reclaiming Children and Youth - Culture and Development http://reclaimingjournal.com/taxonomy/term/5/0 en Risk, Resilience, and Recovery http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/risk-resilience-and-recovery <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/21_1_Werner_by_Brendtro_2.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=961989">21_1_Werner_by_Brendtro_2.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>In 1955, the first longitudinal study of resilience began on the island of Kauai. This research continues to the present. Emmy Werner, the principal investigator, shares her perspective on the process by which many children overcome adversity and thrive.</p> Emmy Werner Culture and Development Kauai thriving resiliency Wed, 02 May 2012 01:31:24 +0000 chelleson 1363 at http://reclaimingjournal.com On a Path Toward Thriving http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/path-toward-thriving <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/21_1_Benson.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=343189">21_1_Benson.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Peter Benson called for moving beyond a preoccupation with what is wrong with<br /> today’s youth to build the relationships and environments where all young people can thrive and flourish.</p> Peter L. Benson Culture and Development sparks thriving development relationship Search Institute success Wed, 02 May 2012 01:29:58 +0000 chelleson 1362 at http://reclaimingjournal.com Democratic Group Work http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/democratic-group-work <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/20_4_Laursen_Tate.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1858380">20_4_Laursen_Tate.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>For a century, democratic values have called for abandoning coercive approaches and teaching children and youth to be responsible citizens. The authors explore strategies for creating respectful environments and positive group cultures with challenging youth.</p> Erik K. Laursen Thomas F. Tate Culture and Development PPC Positive Peer Culture group relationships group dynamics Wed, 01 Feb 2012 02:30:14 +0000 chelleson 1351 at http://reclaimingjournal.com Risk Taking and Rites of Passage http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/risk-taking-and-rites-passage <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/20_4_Larson_Martin.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1353311">20_4_Larson_Martin.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Rituals of initiation are common in nearly every cultural and religious tradition. Many rites of passage involve guided risk taking and adventure, marking the road to maturity. But in modern society youth often seek badges of maturity through artificial rites of passage such as drug use or defiance of adult rules. How can we build positive rites of passage?</p> Scott Larson Lloyd Martin Culture and Development rites of passage risk ritual initiation adventure Wed, 01 Feb 2012 02:28:21 +0000 chelleson 1350 at http://reclaimingjournal.com Humanized Youth Work http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/humanized-youth-work <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/20_4_Brokenleg.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1441092">20_4_Brokenleg.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>The author reflects on the history of the Circle of Courage model in creating resilient children in a world where virtually all young people can be considered to be at risk.</p> Martin Brokenleg Culture and Development Circle of Courage at risk resiliency Wed, 01 Feb 2012 02:03:35 +0000 chelleson 1346 at http://reclaimingjournal.com Circle of Courage Infusion into the Alberta Indigenous Games 2011 http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/circle-courage-infusion-alberta-indigenous-games-2011 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/20_3_Marchand.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=977879">20_3_Marchand.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Thousands of indigenous people from across North America came to the Enoch Cree Nation for the Alberta Indigenous Games, six days of sport, education, and cultural awakening. The theme “Reclaiming Our Youth” celebrated the Circle of Courage philosophy for developing healthy children, families, and communities.</p> Dawn Marie Marchand Culture and Development Alberta Indigenous Games AIG culture Native American Tue, 01 Nov 2011 17:33:13 +0000 chelleson 1339 at http://reclaimingjournal.com Transitional Highways:Reaching Students with Disabilities in Appalachia http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/transitional-highwaysreaching-students-disabilities-appalachia <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/20_2_Sweet.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=1079336">20_2_Sweet.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Students in rural, economically-challenged Appalachian counties in Kentucky are given the vision of a future that includes post-high school education. The authors provide a rich menu of practical transition activities for middle and high school students.</p> Debbie Sweet Shirley Dezarn Teresa Belluscio Culture and Development transition middle school high school Tue, 09 Aug 2011 13:50:29 +0000 chelleson 931 at http://reclaimingjournal.com The Circle of Courage in Transition Planning http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/circle-courage-transition-planning <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/20_2_Guild.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=3526761">20_2_Guild.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>Circle of Courage goals and graphic facilitation are used for transition planning in a New Zealand special school. This case study outlines specific procedures for conducting a student-centred planning process.</p> Deborah Espiner Diane Guild Culture and Development transition Circle of Courage graphic facilitation Tue, 09 Aug 2011 13:46:54 +0000 chelleson 930 at http://reclaimingjournal.com Connecting Dropouts to Career Pathways http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/connecting-dropouts-career-pathways <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/20_2_Saddler.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=675678">20_2_Saddler.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>School dropouts face frustrating barriers as they seek to enter the world of work.<br /> This article describes a workforce development model to aid in successful transition.</p> Sterling Saddler Tiffany G. Tyler Cecilia Maldonado Roger Cleveland Lisa K. Thompson Culture and Development drop out unemployment Tue, 09 Aug 2011 13:42:47 +0000 chelleson 928 at http://reclaimingjournal.com Transforming Staff through Clinical Supervision http://reclaimingjournal.com/issues/transforming-staff-through-clinical-supervision <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-article-pdf"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-application-pdf"><img class="field-icon-application-pdf" alt="application/pdf icon" src="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/all/modules/filefield_3.1/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/application-pdf.png" /></div><a href="http://reclaimingjournal.com/sites/default/files/journal-article-pdfs/20_Pfeifer.pdf" type="application/pdf; length=532071">20_Pfeifer.pdf</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>The limits on how much young people can grow are often set by the abilities of the staff who serve them. Through the process described here, staff can be empowered to reach higher levels of professional competence.</p> Douglas Pfeifer Culture and Development Pressley Ridge clinical supervision staff training Tue, 09 Aug 2011 13:36:47 +0000 chelleson 926 at http://reclaimingjournal.com