June 15, 2023

Counseling in Schools with David Kener | Inspiring Hope and Bright Futures for Youth

By Adeptus Staff

Today on Adeptus On-Air,  host James Walker delves deep into the world of youth mental health practices with David Kener, Director of Development at Counseling in Schools—a program dedicated to nurturing youth through comprehensive mental health practices. David shares his firsthand experiences working with students in the NYC school system. Exploring the intricacies of building trust and earning respect from students, David shares insights on the student’s incredible resilience and potential through Counseling in School programs that promote healing and inspire hope for their future. In this episode, James and David are joined by Richard Goldstein, Partner at Adeptus, and they discuss their instant friendship and mutual admiration. Listen in to gain invaluable insights from David as he sheds light on the toughest challenges faced by today’s youth. Discover how restorative justice practices are employed to address non-violence and promote positive behavior in schools. Additionally, explore the introduction of the Knotted Gun concept—a powerful symbol of peace represented by a sculpture at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC.


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