Reaching is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping young people live healthier and happier lives. Our character-building leadership program inspires and prepares students to succeed and to reach their potential!
Our nine session program is designed to:
- Increase Self Confidence and Self Esteem
- Teach Goal Setting Strategies
- Strengthen Decision Making Abilities for School and Life
- Enhance Public Speaking and Interpersonal Communication Skills
- Learn Effective Stress and Coping Skills
The program runs for eight consecutive weeks, plus a ninth session for a Graduation Celebration. The class meets once per week for two-hours. Seats are limited to twenty-five students.
SESSION 1 – YOU ARE A MIRACLE
Discover the Leader within You
Students explore their miraculous and unique nature and begin to create a positive community within the group.
SESSION 2 – REMEMBERING
Students put away negative messages they have “learned” about themselves and re-discover the precious parts of who they are.
SESSION 3 – PURPOSE IN LIFE – SETTING GOALS
Set and Achieve S.M.A.R.T. Goals
Students look at their unique gifts and explore how to set and attain realistic goals.
SESSION 4 –MANAGING STRESS
Reduce Stress and Overcome Worry
Students learn techniques for impulse intervention and stress relief, as well as ways to overcome worry.
SESSION 5 – CHANGING LIMITING BELIEFS
Identify Negative Beliefs that Hold You Back
Students look at negative beliefs about themselves and learn practical techniques to replace these images with positive beliefs.
SESSION 6 – FEAR TO FREEDOM
Gain Strength, Courage and Confidence
Students explore the impact of fear in their lives and learn techniques for releasing fear.
SESSION 7 – POSITIVE LIFE CHOICES
Strengthen Decision Making Abilities
Students hear testimonials of real “poor life choice” experiences and are taught how to make good choices for themselves.
SESSION 8 – HAPPINESS THROUGH GIVING AND LOVING
Lead with Compassion and Understanding
Students give to one another and through kind action/communications they are able to experience the true happiness that results.
SESSION 9 – GRADUATION CELEBRATION
Mark Your Calendar
On this life changing evening the Reaching Higher Graduates will share their 8 week
accomplishments with family, friends and faculty. A celebration that many will remember for a lifetime!