Ginna Jones, MSW


AdCoG_WzGinna Jones manages the Carson J Spencer Foundation’s FIRE Within, an innovative social entrepreneurship and suicide prevention program for high school students.

The culture of masculinity tells boys the only way to deal with problems is through anger, leading to a lifetime of negative and dangerous outcomes such as school discipline, reckless and violent behavior, chronic health problems, substance abuse, depression, and suicide. Learn how to address these issues and create positive change.

Title of Workshop: Anger: The Only Acceptable Emotion

Questions that will be addressed:

Why boys express themselves through anger?
What we can do to help them discover new language?
What we can do to encourage help seeking behavior?

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