Embrace Health Self-Esteem Development and Youth Initiatives

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Embrace Health offers mental health support for youth with self-esteem development. Embrace Health has a comprehensive approach that supports the adaptation of youth self-esteem and encourages conflict resolution and stress management, to reduce stress, anxiety and depression and social isolation. Building resilient youth to build resilient lives to support each other for a more caring inclusive society.

1) Embrace Health Youth Programs mental health awareness and support that promotes an adaptive self-esteem and resilience that advances awareness in personal health and wellness. Anti-bullying focus that builds personal and social awareness.

2) Supporting a positive Self-esteem advances personal and societal health and wellness in support of a equality, inclusion and individuality.

Educational formatted classes that support mental health wellness, and bullying and self-esteem. Please contact us for further information

Embrace Health has formulated a Self-Esteem Research and Development component that we have been formulating for over 16 years and accounts for data management, innovative assessments and strategies. All data and strategies correlate practice effectiveness with outcomes. Markers are established within the self-esteem assessments that provide and keep interventions and assessments intact. Self-esteem research and development advances personal and social accountability.

The Embrace Health Foundation encourages daily use of the self-esteem reflective tool that supports personal reflections and adaptations and personal goals unique to each individual. This tool can be done by children and youth of all ages and parents can support it utilization and benefits accordingly to each child and capacity as appropriate. Its goal is to encourage and inward reflection and a deeper focus and understanding of self and the need to support daily mindfulness practices. The Embrace Health Self-Esteem Assessment Tool is an eight step process. Goal is to identify positive and negative personal assessments based on the various indicators.

  1. Self-perception” review how one feels about themselves, encourage children to express how they feel about themselves in creative ways and encourage narrative discussions.
  2. Physical Self-Reflect on feelings about one’s physical self, looks and personal feelings of physical strength and other perspectives both positive and negative about ones physical self.
  3. Emotional and mental health connected to self-esteem” reflect on feelings related to self and how it makes one feel. For example, a body image issue may make one feel depressed. Encourage children to verbalize how they feel about themselves, this is a great one to discuss idealism or media influences as as a reflective focus and how it affects their self-esteem.
  4. Role Identification: This is reflecting on our everyday roles, student, friend, sister and how they affect how we feel about ourselves. Parents can support their children with feelings and dialogue on how these roles make them feel about themselves. This indicator has been a valuable tool during the stress of the Pandemic. Roles are so intrinsically tethered into our self-esteem and its relevance to our health and wellness on a daily basis.
  5. Social Identification: Ones' sense of their social wellness, and how it makes them feel about themselves. Children can be encouraged to discuss their social circles and friends and dynamics. This can be a difficult indicator to get children and youth to reflect on. Short simple reflections encourage words and dialogue and coping with any issues they may have.
  6. Moral Ethical Self: Reflections on one’s sense of right and wrong and judgement. The foundation of accountability and personal beliefs. Encouraging children and youth to reflect on choices and see the outcomes of their choices is essential in supporting a more balanced understanding of morale ethical self and its relevance to self-esteem.
  7. General health and well being: Reflections on how children and youth feel about their health and wellness. An example could be a sports injury that has caused a great deal of change or adjustment can make them understand this more and how feelings about our health and wellness affect self-esteem. Use creative expressions to support them understand it and reflecting on it.
  8. Home Environment and Supports: Reflecting on dynamics in their home life and relationships may be essential. A significant indicator and one that may be difficult to get children and youth to verbalize things. Using creative expression and art may be helpful for this indicator. Each finding is unique to each individual and is a great way to bring creative discussion to families and individuals.

The purpose of reflections is to develop a personal perspective and some personal realizations that lead to mindfulness.
The Embrace Health Self Actualization Model encourages goals and self-realization and self-acceptance and goals that are personal to each individual. Parents are encouraged to support short little segments with their child or youth to support their personal understanding of goals.

  1. Recognize: Any issues or things that seems to be affecting one’s self-esteem.
  2. Conceptualize: Reflect and look at all the components when you conceptualize.
  3. Analyze: A fast look at what it is that makes us feel this way about ourselves. May bring a great clarity, illustrations can support this.
  4. Develop Plan: work on ways to support the positives of something and redefine the negative to a better understanding. A form of conceptualizing goals.Parents can really support this.
  5. Goals: Look at personal goals in any situation that can bring acceptance clarity and a better sense of self-esteem.
  6. Evaluate and monitor results: Ideas and goals on ways to support a better understanding and or acceptance or a tangible goal can make a difference.

Documentation and statistics are available upon request.