Hello! My name is Riley Peyton and I am excited to join the Cairn Guidance team as the Executive Assistant! Riley Peyton is currently attending Morehead State University while pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Health Promotion and a minor in Business. She is currently serving as the treasurer on the executive board of the Epsilon Theta Chapter of the Chi Omega Fraternity. After graduating high school as a three-sport athlete with accolades in all, she has moved her focus to helping the Read ▸ about Welcome to our new Executive Assistant!
Readied, Renewed, Recharged for A New School Year
By Antionette Meeks of Cairn Guidance, a Dove Self-Esteem Project Partner It’s a new school year! After overcoming the fact they must rise early once again, many students will jump out of bed excited for the drive, bike, walk or bus ride to school. Ready for the first day of school! Many will have on new or new to them clothing and come armed with supplies provided by caring adults. There is excitement as they think of the classmates they have not seen since school ended and special Read ▸ about Readied, Renewed, Recharged for A New School Year
Dove Self-Esteem Project; A Winner’s Experience
Written by Jessica Dawdy, a Dove Self-Esteem Project incentive winner I have sat here thinking about my experience and how to sum it all up in a short write up and found that this is not an easy task. As a school counselor I tell my students you can do anything you put your mind to. So I am going to use those words of wisdom to accomplish this. Where do I start; It was a typical January day. We had just gotten back to school from winter break and like any school counselor can Read ▸ about Dove Self-Esteem Project; A Winner’s Experience
Skills-Based Health Education Virtual Training Series!
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!
This is NOT an April Fools’ Day Joke!
Follow us on social media and win an hour-long virtual professional development workshop for yourself, school, district or organization! We will select one follower per social media platform (chances increase for each social media platform you follow) to receive a one-hour professional development workshop on the school health or health education topic of your choice. Deadline is Sunday May 1. Winners will be announced by May 15. Read ▸ about This is NOT an April Fools’ Day Joke!
Blaze Approach Components at Work!
Our role is to blaze a path to student success as guides for schools and community partners to implement the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach. We share a common goal with school, family and community stakeholders to ensure that each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged to achieve their full potential. Over the last 4 years, we have been working with the Kentucky Department of Education on their 1801, Improving Student Health and Academic Read ▸ about Blaze Approach Components at Work!
Introducing… Blaze Approach!
We share a common goal: ensuring each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged to achieve their full potential. But the path to implementing the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child (WSCC) approach can be challenging–that’s where we come in. Cairn Guidance has developed their facilitated journey to support schools and districts implementing a Coordinated School Health Approach, also called the Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child framework. Blaze Approach Read ▸ about Introducing… Blaze Approach!
Shine Light on Depression
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