DIRT GROUP is a trauma-informed children’s mental health application based in social and emotional learning in the context of a gardening and farming project. Building capacities into competencies by increasing social and emotional intelligence of participants by integrating four major theories in applied group work with youth. This experiential skills training group increases participants social Read more about Dirt Group for Healthcare Professionals[…]
Do you have a kid who is having a rough time of things? A kid who has a penchant for trouble, who is in a vulnerable position, a kid who needs guidance toward a better direction? DIRT GROUP is there for kids who need a better way to get engaged with life. We reach kids Read more about Dirt Group for Guardians[…]
“A century ago, John Dewey proposed educating children through a curriculum rich in real-life problem-solving experiences. While many traditional schools have been slow to adopt such methods, experiential learning is making a significant impact in alternative education, youth development, and treatment settings. Challenge and adventure activities create powerful learning environments which fully engage youth and Read more about Dirt Group for Educators[…]
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