Tag Archives: residential treatment

Softball Season in Full Swing

6 Aug

Doc Wayne’s softball programming is deep into the summer season. Players and coaches have been “Playing to the Whistle” all season working on both their athletic and do the good® skills. A season within the Therapeutic Sports Program, softball is played in addition to soccer, basketball, and flag football.

Doc Wayne Girls Softball 2013

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Doc Wayne Presents at Massachusetts Association of 766 Private Schools (maaps) Conference

3 May

Doc Wayne (www.docwayne.org) presented do the good: Creating a Trauma-Sensitive Therapeutic Sports Program at the 2013 Massachusetts Association of 766 Private Schools (maaps) 35th Annual Conference (http://maaps.org).

General Manager Rebekah Roulier, Executive Director David Cohen, and Coach Nikki Valila shared best practices in sport programming to promote normalcy, reduce restraints and social isolations, increase pro-social behaviors as well as create evidence based therapeutic sports programs. Techniques from Doc Wayne’s therapeutic sport-based do the good curriculum were taught.

For more information on Doc Wayne please visit http://www.docwayne.org or email info@docwayne.org

Doc Wayne GM Rebekah Roulier

Doc Wayne GM Rebekah Roulier

Doc Wayne Executive Director David Cohen

Doc Wayne Executive Director David Cohen

Doc Wayne Coach Nikki Valila (Youth Villages at Germaine Lawrence Campus)

Doc Wayne Coach Nikki Valila (Youth Villages at Germaine Lawrence Campus)

Group Activity

Group Activity

Global Life Empowerment (GLE) Month #3 – Nutrition Project

10 Apr

Doc Wayne’s Global Life Empowerment (GLE) program (http://www.docwayne.org/what-we-do/GLE), funded by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s After-School and Out-of-School Time (ASOST-Q) Grant Program program,  focused on nutrition and the skill “Power Up” for month #3. Participants learned the importance of making healthy food choices and how that directly impacts their performance on and off the playing field.

For more information on GLE or Doc Wayne please email info@docwayne.org or follow us on twitter @DocWayneDtG.

Doc Wayne's Global Life Empowerment Month #3 Nutrition Project

Doc Wayne’s Global Life Empowerment Month #3 Nutrition Project 

 

Doc Wayne Executive Director David Cohen, GM Rebekah Roulier, and Global Life Empowerment (GLE) Participant handing out fruit salad.
Doc Wayne Executive Director David Cohen, GM Rebekah Roulier, and Global Life Empowerment (GLE) Participant handing out fruit salad.

Doc Wayne GM Rebekah Roulier and Global Life Empowerment (GLE) Participant making fruit salad

Doc Wayne GM Rebekah Roulier and Global Life Empowerment (GLE) Participant making fruit salad

Doc Wayne’s Global Life Empowerment Month #3 Nutrition Project
Doc Wayne's Global Life Empowerment Project

Doc Wayne’s Global Life Empowerment Project

Global Life Empowerment Participant

Global Life Empowerment Participant

Giving Common Challenge October 10th and 11th

5 Oct

Doc Wayne is pleased to announce we will be participating in the Giving Common Challenge, a statewide online fundraising effort on October 10th and 11th including more than 500 nonprofits from across Massachusetts. Beginning at 8 a.m. on October 10th, Doc Wayne and others will be highlighting our work and encouraging donations through our profile on Giving Common, an initiative of the Boston Foundation. Donors can give money to organizations through the Giving Common portal.

You can visit Doc Wayne’s profile at http://www.givingcommon.org. A direct link will be available on October 10th.

You can also help by:

  • Spreading the word.
  • Posting on your Facebook wall.
  • Tweeting  about @DocWayneDtG and #givingcommon
  • Watching our progress on the Giving Common website (http://www.givingcommon.org)

Doc Wayne seeks to offer an innovative group therapy experience delivered through the medium of team sports stressing positive youth development.

For more information on Doc Wayne please email info@docwayne.org or visit www.docwayne.org

Doc Wayne Trains Coaches from SBYD and Treatment Settings

14 Sep

Doc Wayne hosted a Coach/Youth Worker do the good curriculum training on Friday, September 7th at the Susan Wayne Center of Excellence (Thompson, CT). For the first time, the training combined coaches and youth workers from multiple settings including:

  • Residential Treatment
  • Outreach and Tracking
  • Group Homes
  • Sport-Based Youth Development

In addition to being trained in Doc Wayne’s therapeutic life skills curriculum, do the good, the participants engaged in teambuilding exercises and networked during active training to learn strategies from each other’s work in the field and application of do the good.

Kristen Rasmussen Tarr, a former WNBA star and current Simmons College Women’s Basketball Head Coach, was on hand to share her playing and coaching experiences with the group.

Coaches returning to training, received sport psychology training from Doc Wayne GM Rebekah Conway Roulier, Ed.M. on visualization and relaxation techniques to use for themselves as well as their team. Roulier and Doc Wayne Executive Director David Cohen, both former college soccer players, ended the day with a soccer skills clinic to prepare the coaches for their upcoming season.

For information on upcoming trainings please email info@docwayne.org.

Video of coaches participating in teambuilding at training:

Boys Summer Olympics Week #5 in Photos

16 Aug

Girls Summer Olympics Week #5 in Photos

14 Aug