Your Child Has a New Cell Phone . . . Now What? Join us for a PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION FOR STUDENTS AND THEIR PARENTS/CAREGIVERS on the safe and responsible use of cell phones.
RYC Youth Educator Jess Lodato will address topics including:
Hey Middle Schoolers, want to learn some tips & tricks to manage all those items on your to-do list? Join Sara Ramos, Founder and Transition Coach of At The Start, for a two-part program focusing on tactical time management and organizational skills, with specific skills-building exercises. Tuesday, October 18th & Thursday, October 27th from 6:30-7:30pm at the Rye Free Reading Room.
Join us for our 4th annual Rainbow Fun Run at Rye Town Park on Tuesday, November 8th, at 10 am. Kids in K-6 can run the .7-mile loop while getting doused with a rainbow of powder. A not-to-miss fun experience!
This certification course for adults teaches you how to identify, understand, and respond t o signs and symptoms of mental health challenges and substance use disorders in kids ages 12-24.
RYC Restore is a short-term (3-6 months) counseling and referral service for youth ages 10-22. To learn more or seek help, send a confidential email to: Restore@ryeyouthcouncil.org
Youth Mental Health First Aid is the help offered to a young person experiencing a mental health challenge, mental disorder, or mental health crisis. Take this course to know the signs and symptoms of mental health challenges in kids ages 12-24, and learn how to respond and connect the young person the help.
Sign up to receive notification of future course dates here. #mentalhealthmatters
Social and emotional learning (SEL) is the process through which children and adults understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others, establish and maintain positive relationships, and make responsible decisions.
Watch as RYC Youth Educator teaches SEL topics to 3rd and 4th graders.
Take a look at our Solid Gold Journal to read about the honorees, view our sponsors, and read so many well-wishes and shout-outs from community members.
Rye Youth Council's support of young people in our community has not waivered during the pandemic. Watch our programs in action! Special thanks to MH Montages for creating this wonderful video.
Social Emotional Learning article, by Jess Lodato, RYC Youth Educator
Little kids have big ears, and our adolescents take in more than they let on. Our kids hear us even when we think they can’t or aren’t paying attention. This is something for adults to be aware of as we head into an uncertain and unfamiliar school year with the anxiety of COVID-19.
Giuliana Addesso, M.Ed.
Monica Brenner, co-president
Kathleen Brigham, M.Ed.
Sally Joyce, co-president
Meghann Kelly, co-president
Michael Konicoff, Esq.
Laura Kovacs, M.Ed
Susan Reid-Dullea, MS
Elisabeth Thorington, treasurer
Marnie White, LCSW
RYC Employment Services Team (RYCES)
Laura Kovacs, M.Ed.
Ex Officio Advisors
Lisa Ruderman Chen
M. Kim O’Connor, LCSW
Rye Youth Council engages, educates and empowers youth, strengthens family, and builds community. We focus on promoting social and emotional learning and mental well-being of young people in our community.
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