You have to have a short memory when working with disengaged young people but you can get them motivated. Divorce, violence, negative peer influence, alcoholism, and difficult home environments can all be at the root of student apathy. Guest Mike Hicks lights a path for helping students escape their apathy and negative stories to write a new future.
Mike Hicks is a veteran educator who developed a unique approach to helping students who are disengaged in school. He is author of Roots of Apathy and Straight from the Heart, both helpful resources for teachers, parents and youth workers trying to understand the hidden world where struggling students think, feel and live.
“How can help young people so they can effectively cope with their anger and negative emotions.”
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