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Ivy Child International
At Ivy Child our mission is “Helping Each Child Achieve Their Best” – enhancing the social and emotional well-being of children by recognizing their multicultural needs, using education and positive psychology as a uniting force to inspire resilience and leadership. Our programs and events are designed to provide guidance and instruction on creating a healthy, child-centered environment.
The Power of the Positive
Cross-cultural positive psychology investigates how cultural factors influence positive behavior. We all experience happiness – how this emotion is expressed varies from one culture to the next. This field of psychology looks at universal and unique behaviors to identify the ways culture impacts familial, academic, social, and other aspects of life. We focus on all that makes life worth living.
The Ivy Child Approach
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.