About Ivy Child International

"For children to lead healthy, sustainably successful lives, they must be equipped with constructive coping skills to overcome adversity." - Rose Pavlov (Founder, Ivy Child)

Ivy Child International

Ivy Child International

Ivy Child International (Ivy Child) is a non-profit organization providing cross-cultural positive psychological services for children, families, and communities worldwide.

Ivy Child was established in 2011 and is registered as a 501(c)(3) organization with the state of Massachusetts, where Ivy Child is a leading resource for caregivers, educators, community agencies, and healthcare organizations to receive guidance and instruction on creating a healthy child-centered environment. Learn more about our vision, mission, and values.

Cross-cultural positive psychology investigates how cultural factors influence positive behavior. It looks at both universal behaviors and unique behaviors to identify the ways that culture impacts familial, academic, social, professional, and other aspects of life.

Through our careful examination of the whole child, personal strengths and assets are identified to build an individualized Positive Psychological Plan (PPP) and customized assessment. The plan, which uses a holistic, non-pharmaceutical approach, highlights goals to be integrated into the child’s daily routine as a set of practical exercises designed to stimulate his/her mind, body, and spirit.

Helping each child achieve their best!


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