Session #2 – From Youth at Risk to Kids at Hope with Rick Miller
This session explored the science of hope, optimism and success and how those elements can be instilled in all children without exception. Rick Miller, Founder, President and Chief Treasure Hunter from Kids at Hope, demonstrated through theory, research, storytelling, principles and practices the power of HOPE and how it is learned and practiced. Rick’s research and practical applications are providing parents, teachers, youth development professionals and all caring adults a remarkable empowerment model that is revolutionizing our understanding of child and youth development.
Like other population-level crises and disasters, the COVID-19 pandemic will have short- and long-term impacts on the mental health and psychosocial well-being of individuals and