Starr Battle Creek Staff Attend the 12th Annual Kalamazoo Children’s Mental Health Carnival

boothThis week, Starr Battle Creek participated in the 12th Annual Kalamazoo Children’s Mental Health Carnival. There were over 3,000 people at this event, and Starr Battle Creek had a wonderful booth set up with all sorts of Starr giveaways and information about Starr Global Learning Network and Starr Battle Creek Home Based Program.

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Thank You for Supporting the Night of Starrs!

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We wanted to take a minute to thank everyone who supported our Night of Starrs event last week and helped make it such a success. Continue reading

Mastering Skills with Starr Detroit’s Youth Assistance Program (YAP)

IMG_4426Mastering social skills is key to feeling confident and comfortable in new situations. Starr Detroit’s Youth Assistance Program (YAP) recently engaged several students in a sit down lunch with fully set tables. Picking the right utensil, asking for food to be passed, and engaging in conversation were just a few of the things the young men did to master the art of dinner skills and increase their self-esteem.

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Save the Date for the 2017 Starr Alumni Homecoming!

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The date is set for our 2017 Starr Alumni Homecoming! Put a sticker on your calendar, because this alumni event will be on Saturday, October 7, 2017 on our Albion campus. More information will be released soon, but we hope you can make it!

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Teaching Students Generosity: Service Learning Projects at Starr

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At Starr Commonwealth, generosity is an important part of what we teach the young people in our care. It is part of the Circle of Courage®, a model of positive youth development that we use to help young people become emotionally healthy. To help students understand how to be generous, we use a variety of service learning projects in our local communities.

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