RISE stands for Resilience Initiative for Stability and Empowerment, which means that we strive to help our youth overcome trauma by creating a stable and encouraging environment in their schools and social lives. To do this, we work carefully to educate the community and raise awareness of childhood trauma and how it can affect social and educational aspects. Our goal is to show you how adopting a trauma-aware attitude can create an environment for positive outcomes for an entire community.
RISE offers resources, advice and assistance for dealing with child trauma in the community. Here are a few ways you can effectively handle a trauma-sensitive youth: