FAQ ABOUT YOUTH MENTORING RELATIONSHIPS IN ISRAEL AT KAV L’NOAR (KLN) What Will Mentoring Accomplish for My Child? KLN mentoring is custom designed to meet the needs of each individual child. In general, families can expect that children being mentored will feel supported and their voices heard. Having the complete attention of a mentor helps them develop self-esteem. Getting feedback from the mentor helps them develop self awareness, learn to express themselves effectivel
WHAT MAKES A GOOD ROLE MODEL FOR YOUTH ? Good role models or mentors can serve as powerful teachers for young people. They share many of the same characteristics: They are able to inspire with a social conscience and a sense of duty They respect, empathize and show compassion to young people They bring good communications skills and are active listeners They are resourceful and able to see solutions and opportunities The consistent presence of a nurturing adult in the lives o
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]PREVENT CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE IN YOUR COMMUNITY! PARENTS: Please watch this video with Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz to learn how you can keep your children safe! click here to watch:Kav L’Noar -קו לנוער presents Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz: sexual abuse prevention . In our community, physical and sexual abuse really does occur. 90% of child molestation occurs at the hands of someone loved and respected by the child. Only 1 in 10 victimized children report a
EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE Developing Emotional Intelligence through Youth Mentoring in Israel Emotional Intelligence: What is it and why is it important? We have all known kids who are very bright, yet they have difficulty connecting with peers and consequently have few if any friends. They are not good team players, respond inappropriately to authority figures, and are unable to articulate their needs and desires. These children could be shy and withdrawn, or overly aggressi
When teaching kids about others’ behavior towards them … Use concrete examples Remember that in as many as 90% of situations where a child is sexually harmed, the child (and often their family) knows the adult, youth or child who is acting in a sexually inappropriate way. When talking with kids about child sexual abuse, use examples and situations that make that reality clear. (For example, “What if you are at a friend’s house and her older brother asks you to play a game tha
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Dvora Litt, Family Therapist School is now officially in session. While this can be an exciting time of the year, it can also be stressful. Your child may likely have begun his first day with mixed anticipation. Whether entering kitah aleph, middle school or high school, concerns about fitting in and finding friends abound. Now is the best time to prepare your child for the school year with a discussion about the dangers of bullying.
[vc_row][vc_column]Q[/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Why is bullying such an important issue? And how can parents and teachers help prevent children from being bullied in School? [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column]A[/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Bullying is aggressive behavior that is intentional and involves an imbalance of power or strength. It is a repeated behavior and can be physical, verbal, or emotio