I Work With Teens That People Have Given Up On

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    Alternative School

     I work in an alternative school with teenage girls, middle and high school ages, with behavioral and/or emotional problems. it's very challenging but i love my job.
    LadyKatie LadyKatie
    22-25, F
    1 Response Nov 25, 2008


    I recently began working at a group home with mostly teenage girls who have nowhere else to go. They have behavioral and emotional issues. Most have been abused, some severely. They act out, are disrespectful, disobedient, etc. The severity ranges from kids who are just...
    MidnightOasis MidnightOasis
    36-40, F
    7 Responses Jan 4, 2009

    It Started When...

    ...I was a tutor in DC's DC Reads program my freshman year of college.  I tutored math and english.  It wasn't focused on "teens that people have given up on," it was for all students in DC Public Schools.  But that's where it all started...
    yoyy yoyy
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 29, 2008
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