Rev. Dr. Chris Haughee has written a wonderful resource for churches. “Bruised Reeds and Smoldering Wicks” is an 8-week study on the intersections between the science of adversity in childhood (ACEs), trauma, and ministry. Suitable for individuals exploring how their faith and the science of brain development, toxic stress, and spiritual formation are connected, this …
According to growingleaders.com, “Growing Leaders is a non-profit organization that partners with schools, colleges, athletic depats. and organizations to develop today’s emerging generation of leaders.”
– There are many free resources available
– Habitudes Youth Ministry Curriculum (There is a cost for the Youth Ministry Programs.)
According to alivetothrive.focusonthefamily.com, Alive to Thrive’s “purpose is to equip you—parents, teachers, and pastors—to help your kids pursue healthy lives and develop resilience in response to difficult times.” This is a suicide prevention program. This is a Christian-based program.
According to PreventionPlusWellness.com, Prevention Plus Wellness is an “Evidence-Based Screening & Brief Substance Use Prevention Interventions Promoting Wellness for Youth & Adults.” “Prevention Plus Wellness In God’s Image is a fully scripted program designed to give teachers, youth leaders, mentors, parents and service providers a quick and easy to use tool to promote spiritually and physically active, healthy and substance use-free lifestyles among adolescents.” There is a cost for this program. This is a Christian-based program.