Program Title

Chain Reaction
Provider Name
Rachel's Challenge
Jo Anne Allen

Centennial , CO 80111

Program Description
Rachel Joy Scott was the first person killed in the Columbine High School shooting on April 20, 1999. But that was only the beginning of the story. After her death, many students that Rachel reached out to shared stories with the Scotts about the profound impact her simple acts of kindness had on their lives; even preventing one young man for taking his own life. They soon realized the transformational effect of Rachel’s story and started the non-profit organization that is Rachel's Challenge today. Chain Reaction is a six-hour, intensive, interactive training from Rachel’s Challenge which serves as a powerful follow up to take the school wide impact of Rachel’s Challenge assembly and club programs much deeper for students and staff. It consists of: 1. Teaching and processing segments 2. Physical activities 3. Full- and small-group sharing Chain Reaction includes a cross section of your school's population represented by 80-100 students and 20-25 adults. A minimum ratio of 1 adult to 4 students must be maintained throughout the program. It is designed to promote personal introspection, understanding of others, community building and empowerment. This is accomplished by focusing on the following themes: TOPICS • Take Off Your Labels…Be Who You Really Are • Appropriate Affection • Our Words Have the Power…to Hurt or Heal • You are Not Alone…We Have Shared Experiences • Today is YOUR Chain Reaction Moment OUTCOMES Participants understand their personal identity, power and uniqueness. They learn that they are not personally defined by their circumstances and experiences. Participants also come to understand that despite their personal uniqueness they share experiences with many others in the room. Barriers among the participants are broken down by the realization that through these shared experiences they are not alone.

Health, Health , Professional Development

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Program Recommendations
6,7,8,9,10,11,12,Professional Development

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Culturally Responsive 

Cost Single: $4500.00
Cost Multiple:

360 minutes