Staff: DEIA 2 – 2022-23

Prompt This is another week on diversity, equity, inclusion and access (DEIA). We all have preferences, and we also have bias. Preference and bias are not negative unless they are hurtful for others. With your time today talk about an awareness that you have...

Staff: DEIA 1 – 2022-23

Introduction Although the 5 Radical Minutes program is designed to foster an enduring moral compass of kindness in youth, it also has strong components related to diversity, equity, inclusion and access. It is carefully crafted to build the coping skills and internal...

Staff: Suicide Awareness 4 – 2022-23

Prompt Often when youth feel overwhelmed and disempowered, they turn to self-talk that gives them a sense of agency. Sometimes that self-talk is helpful, like when the youth decides to talk with a trusted adult to see if that will help. Others, though, perhaps with a...

Staff: Suicide Awareness 3 – 2022-23

Prompt A significant number of teens who contemplate or attempt suicide have been thinking about it for a long time. We know that, as early as fourth grade, students can begin to have passing thoughts of suicide. It is easy to realize that helping a student early...

Staff: Suicide Awareness 2 – 2022-23

Prompt As you know, one focus of our work with 5 Radical Minutes is to recognize that the seeds of suicidal thought are growing in the minds of children in elementary school. Often the first passing thoughts of suicide are theresult of a momentary sense of...