Three circle models that empower and unite! GIRLS CIRCLE: Addresses conditions and risks and builds on protective factors, for ages 9-18. THE COUNCIL FOR BOYS AND YOUNG MEN: Promotes a healthy passage through pre-teen and adolescent years, for ages 9-18.
WOMEN’S CIRCLE: For women of all backgrounds to encourage living authentically in mind, body and spirit.
The findings of a 2015 evaluation make Girls Circle the FIRST gender-responsive program in the country to demonstrate effectiveness in reducing delinquency for girls... Listed on the Office of Justice Programs National Criminal Justice Reference Service and on the previously available SAMHSA National Registry of Evidence-based Programs. Read more.
We are pleased to share with you voices from attendees of the Girls Circle and The Council for Boys and Young Men Facilitator Trainings.
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RESEARCH: Girls Circle increased positive body image, self-efficacy, school attachment, and more. The Council for Boys and Young Men increased boys' school engagement. All models are rooted in the evidence-based principles and practices of Motivational Interviewing and the Strengths-Based approach. Read More.