Aging Out of Foster Care: Many children get support from their families well into their 20s, but foster children face unique challenges as they transition out of foster care. Often with no family support, they struggle with educational attainment, homelessness and joblessness. This media byte explores how to better help foster children transition to adulthood and independent living.
Healthy Habits for Moms: Mothers are known to nurture their children, but this Mother’s Day, Mom might need some tender care. This media byte touches on what moms can do to make themselves and also their families happy and healthier. Tips include stopping the competition, taking time for solitude and changing their relationship with money.
Ivy Tech Community College’s ASAP Program: The Associate Accelerated Program, otherwise known as ASAP, gives students the opportunity to earn a two-year associate degree in one year. Students can then begin their careers or transfer their credits to four-year schools. This media byte discusses the program’s benefits, expectations and outcomes for students.
Male Body Image Struggles: When we think of eating disorders, often girls come to mind, but boys also struggle with body image issues. Girls may binge and purge to slim down, but some boys want to bulk up. This media byte explores what drives male body image issues, looks at warning signs and explains how to talk to boys that are facing body image challenges.
Teen Summer Employment Forecast: As summer approaches, many teens hope to find jobs for the times they are out of school. This media byte looks at this summer’s employment forecast for teens. Find out what kinds of skills teens need to land a summer job and the best ways to look for employment.