Do you ever feel like striving to connect with your teen is useless? Do you ever wonder if it’d force your child to be more independent if you simply took a backseat to their life, leaving them to figure it all out on their own? Well, research shows that regularly [...]
Equipping and Empowering By Rachel Dick In the midst of a sexually-charged society, teens today are met with countless voices telling them that sex is a perfectly natural part of adolescence. Knowing that and thinking about the Creating Positive Relationships program, I began wondering about teens who had made the [...]
Prepare for Impact By Rachel Dick After learning about Katie and the way Creating Positive Relationships was able to reinforce what her dad had already taught her about sex, I began wondering about the students who needed CPR for reasons other than sex education. What about the students who didn’t [...]
Call In Reinforcements By Rachel Dick Having lived in Indianapolis since the start of my college career five years ago, I’ve known Cid, Creating Positive Relationship’s Executive Director, for several years now. Over the years, I’ve listened to Cid talk about the work she does and I’ve always been intrigued [...]
It was May 2014, only a week before finals at an Indianapolis High School, and Day 4 of five consecutive days of CPR instruction. Seated near the back of the room was a tall, stylishly dressed young man.