Teen Mentoring

Mentoring Teens to Reduce Stress & Anxiety

Teens today are suffering from more and more pressure - academic and social.  I regularly mentor teens on a 1:1 basis, as a preventative measure to boost their resilience or to help with existing issues such as teen depression, test anxiety, generalised teen anxiety & teen stress, eating disorders, bullying, cutting or self-harming, and other issues of mental well-being.  Teens who have completed this Teen Mentoring Program are happier and more successful academically and socially, however my time is limited and the cost of private mentoring can be prohibitive for many people.  For this reason, I am offering group mentoring in order to reach a larger number of teens at a price that is affordable.  

Teen Mentoring Program Overview        

This curriculum is specifically designed for youth, ages 12-22 (all teachers have UK Enhanced DRB Certificates).  Each lesson takes a deep look at the human experience (how the mind works) and how we can use this knowledge to cultivate human and creative potential within all lives.  Throughout this curriculum, participants will be guided toward their inner brilliance in order to maximise their personal potential, giving them optimism and confidence to achieve amazing things!

Classes are held online in a virtual classroom that engages students in a highly interactive, real-time virtual learning environment while in the comfort and privacy of their own home.  All you need is access to the internet and a computer, laptop or tablet.

The goals of the SPARK Teen Mentoring Program* are to reduce risk of school absenteeism, bullying, suicide, teen depression and teen anxiety and build resilience, academic success and improved social-emotional skills in teenagers.  The programme address the following:

  • Academic Success                                                                                     
  • Emotional Competency
  • Self-Efficacy Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution Skills
  • Connectedness to Family, School and Community

This programme has been used in the USA and the UK over a number of years and statistics demonstrate the following short and long-term outcomes for teens.

Short-Term Benefits of the Core Curriculum:

  • a greater value in academic success
  • a greater sense of hope for their future
  • a healthier state of mind
  • a greater sense of self-worth
  • an increase in communication and conflict resolution skills
  • a deeper sense of connection with their Schools, Communities, Peers and the Adults in their lives

Long-Term Benefits of Participation in the Full Programme:

  • 55% increased feelings of confidence about their future
  • 23% more feel a strong relationship with their parent/guardian is important
  • 27% more reported that they value their education
  • 53% increased feeling of confidence in their ability to make positive decisions regarding their education  
  • 54% more reported they respect themselves and others
  • 74% more reported they were a positive role model to others and confident in their ability to lead by example
  • 66% more reported that they valued their community and community service

Live Classes - Core Curriculum

Next Core Curriculum Class Starts on April 22nd - 10-weeks - Saturdays  12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EST / 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. GMT 
Spaces are limited, so book early to avoid disappointment!

Topics Covered:

  • Overview & Introduction
  • The Principles Behind Life & Finding Your SPARK!
  • The Power of Thought
  • Using Your SPARK to Make Decisions
  • How State of Mind Influences Judgment and Reasoning
  • Surviving Mood Swings
  • Finding Success in the Midst of Stress
  • Feeling Fear and Insecurity without Fear and Insecurity
  • The Inside Our Nature of Self-Esteem
  • Separate Realities

Live Classes - Teen Relevant Topics 

Teen Relevant Topics - 10 weeks - Saturdays 1:30 -2:30 p.m. EST / 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. GMT

The Core Curriculum must be completed first!

Topics Covered:

  • Cultivating Meaningful Relationships
  • Dating & Healthy Relationships
  • Mentoring and Leading from the Inside-Out
  • Bully Prevention from the Inside-out
  • Academic Success
  • College and Career Readiness
  • Financial Stability
  • Parenting from the Inside-Out
  • Habits
  • Teen Parenting

What's Included?

  • Participation in the Virtual Live Classroom Sessions
  • Access to Video Recordings of the Sessions
  • Downloadable Programme Workbook
  • Online Access to Learning Resources
  • Peer & Facilitator Support via a Closed Facebook Group for Programme Participants and Graduates

Only £19.99 ($24.99) per month (4 live classes per month = only £5 /$6 per class)

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*Cypress Initiative S.P.A.R.K. Teen Mentoring Program