Cairn Guidance is excited to work on a new project with Shine Light on Depression to raise awareness around childhood and teen depression and suicide. Shine Light on Depression offers no-cost, key-turning resources to support the mental health of youth in both in-school and after-school settings. 2022 Shine Light on Depression Ambassadors As mental health advocates, Cairn Guidance hired and trained ambassadors who are “boots-on-the-ground” to further support the work with the Shine Read ▸ about Shine Light on Depression
Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment
Join us for one of two webinars November 30 or December 9 to dicsuss the new Appearance Discrimination lesson written by Cairn Guidance!The new appearance discrimination lesson was developed as an extension lesson to the existing 5-lesson program, Confident Me, designed for educators to use in the classroom. This new lesson provides a thoughtful understanding for students around appearance discrimination – including racism, sexism, hair discrimination, ableism, colorism/shadeism, and sizeism – Read ▸ about DSEP Appearance Discrimination Webinars
The NEW Dove Self-Esteem Project appearance discrimination lesson was developed as an extension lesson to the existing 5-lesson program, Confident Me, designed for educators to use in the classroom. This new lesson provides a thoughtful understanding for students around appearance discrimination – including racism, sexism, hair discrimination, ableism, colorism/shadeism and sizeism – and how these things can impact body confidence and self-esteem. Students are then provided resources and support Read ▸ about Dove Self-Esteem Program Appearance Discrimination Lesson Launch
By Antionette Meeks of Cairn Guidance, a Dove Self-Esteem Project Partner The dictionary, Merriam-Webster, defines perseverance as “continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition: the action or condition or an instance of persevering: steadfastness”It’s been a long 18+ months since COVID-19 changed the way of the world. Many businesses were shuttered and citizens were asked to stay home. Schools largely moved from in-person to virtual learning. Face Read ▸ about Perseverance… Moving It Forward with Confidence
Build your capacity to teach the health skills outlined in the National Health Education Standards and support student social emotional learning, mental health, and health literacy! Cairn Guidance and RMC Health are excited to announce our Deep Dive into the National Health Education Standards Virtual Training Series. The intended audience includes K-12 heath teachers, curriculum specialists, instructional coaches, school counselors and school nurses teaching health education. This series is Read ▸ about Skills-Based Health Education Virtual Training Series!
Cairn Guidance and the Dove Self-Esteem Project were glad to provide a Lunch ‘n Learn and Theatre sessions at SHAPE America’s 2021 virtual national conference.The Lunch ‘n Learn entitled “Helping Students Navigate Media Literacy” was packed with great information shared by a panel of professionals from around the United States. The panel, led by Cairn Guidance’s Jess Lawrence, included Gavin Washington, a university professor of health and physical education; Missy Smith, an elementary school Read ▸ about The Dove Self-Esteem Project: Helping Students Navigate Media Literacy and Creating a Body Positive Culture
2021 Dove Self-Esteem Project Cadre Trainers Cairn Guidance is pleased to introduce the 2021 Dove Self-Esteem Project (DSEP) National Cadre of Trainers. These 25 professionals are located in every region of the United States and represent 25 states. They work in the fields of education at the elementary, middle, high and university levels (health and physical education), school nursing, school counseling, and school social work. Schools, school district offices, state agencies, and Read ▸ about Introducing the 2021 Dove Self-Esteem Project Cadre Trainers
Principal Investigator: Marisol Perez, Ph.D., Marisol.Perez@asu.eduProject Coordinator: Taryn Henning, B.S., Thenning14@gmail.comContact us at: AmazingMeProgram@gmail.comWhat is the Amazing Me Program? The Amazing Me Research Study is a partnership between Arizona State University and the Dove Self Esteem Project. Together with teachers, we have developed an evidence-based curriculum to build body confidence and self-esteem, and reduce appearance-related bullying and teasing in 4th Read ▸ about Amazing Me! Research Participants Needed!