The signature program, “Pearls of Wisdom” is a unique out-of-school time leadership, life-skills and self-esteem enhancement program for adolescent females. The signature program, “From Boys To Men” is a unique out-of-school time leadership, life-skills and self-esteem enhancement program for adolescent males.
Pioneered and cultivated by Faatimah Gamble, the goal of ‘Pearls of Wisdom’ and ‘From Boys to Men’ is to expand the awareness of each participant, improve decision making abilities, and introduce them to concepts and skills that will benefit them throughout their lifetimes.
The annual Wellness Breakfast For Men is held every March and provides males of all ages with the tools and resources to take charge of their health.
Pioneered and cultivated by Faatimah Gamble, the goal of  ‘Pearls of Wisdom’ and ‘From Boys to Men’ is to expand the awareness of each participant, improve decision making abilities, and introduce them to concepts and skills that will benefit them throughout their lifetimes.
Universal Wellness has introduced “Workplace Wellness Campaigns” to Universal Family of Schools. The signature program, “Pearls of Wisdom” is a unique out-of-school time leadership, life-skills, and self-esteem development program for adolescent females. Character development for girls at Daroff is a pilot program has launched as a school-based initiative. Twenty-one girls were identified by Principal Anna Smith to participate in the 10 week pilot program. Odunde365 African Drums and Dance are currently offered in the following Universal Family of Schools. The Philadelphia Clef Club of Jazz and Performing Arts exclusively offers an enrichment program for twenty-five (25) Universal Family of Schools, middle school youth. JavaScript is currently disabled, this site works much better if you enable JavaScript in your browser. Klinefelter syndrome is the most common disorder of the male sex chromosomes, yet is rarely diagnosed in children. According to lead author Sharron Close, PhD, boys with Klinefelter syndrome are an under-studied and vulnerable population owing to late diagnosis, stigma, and misunderstanding about the nature of sex chromosome disorders. Although Klinefelter syndrome affects approximately one in 600 males, only 10% of cases are diagnosed during childhood. Study participants underwent physical exams and hormone analysis, and completed four questionnaires that assessed their quality of life, self-esteem, self-concept, and risk for depression.
Boys with a higher number of the physical traits associated with Klinefelter syndrome reported worse quality of life than those with fewer physical manifestations of the disorder. Surprisingly, testosterone levels were not associated with these psychological and social health measures, even though low testosterone has been widely believed to underlie many of these symptoms.
Whether hormonal therapy plays a role during development or not, the researchers emphasize that early intervention to address psychosocial health risks will help patients and their families manage some of the chronic aspects of Klinefelter syndrome. Klinefelter syndrome is caused by an extra X chromosome and is one of the most common genetic causes of male infertility. This work was supported by grants from the Pediatric Endocrine Nursing Society, the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners, Alpha Zeta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, Yale School of Nursing National Institutes of Health (5T32NR008346-08), and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, National Institutes of Health (UL1 TR000040).


Young men and women with plans and goals to compete and advance in this society must learn to present themselves positively, communicate effectively, and maintain their personal health and hygiene. The Men’s Wellness Breakfast includes health screenings and resource tables focused on male health preventive strategies. This initiative will enhance our ability to develop a workplace health and wellness program that enhances the health   of our employees while helping our organization become more competitive in the marketplace.
Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Choices Wellness Initiative” is specifically designed to respond to the increased violence, obesity, mental illness and other societal diseases which plague our community by implementing an evidence-based comprehensive health promotion campaign. The worksite wellness program was created to promote health in order to maximize employee performance and awareness.
Reid Moss, Pearls of Wisdom Alumna, college and high school students who graduated from the character building social etiquette and leadership development program reunited to take the first step in establishing the ‘Pearls of Wisdom Alumnae Association’. What began over twenty-five years ago as a course of etiquette education focusing on refinement and social protocol has since expanded to include health education, leadership and life-skills training. According to a study done at Columbia University, depressed children were more likely than other kids to become obese adults. If your username or email address exist in our database, you will receive instructions how to reset your password. A new assessment tool is being developed by researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) to help pediatricians detect the physical traits of the syndrome. Arlene Smaldone, PhD, associate professor at the Columbia School of Nursing, Nancy Reame, PhD, the Mary Dickey Lindsay Professor of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion in the Faculty of Nursing at CUMC, and Ilene Fennoy, MD, professor of Pediatrics at CUMC. The KSPHI, which is still under development, will make it easier for pediatricians to diagnose the syndrome. The KSPHI was used to detect the cumulative number of common physical traits in 43 males between the ages of 8 and 18 years. About two-thirds of the participants with Klinefelter syndrome indicated they had a poor quality of life, while 38% had low self-esteem, 26% had a poor self-concept, and 16% were at risk for depression.
The medical center trains future leaders and includes the dedicated work of many physicians, scientists, public health professionals, dentists, and nurses at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, the Mailman School of Public Health, the College of Dental Medicine, the School of Nursing, the biomedical departments of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and allied research centers and institutions.
Universal Family of Schools’ servant leaders are committed to healing, restoring and re-centering our community. According to the Centers for Disease Control, (CDC) a well designed worksite health promotions campaigns can improve the health of employees and save money for employers instituting these programs.
The program is facilitated by experienced African-American Female practitioners who are passionate about the positive development of girls and young women of color. Recently, the Alumnae visited Universal Audenried Charter High School and talked with the entire 9th grade female student body. Universal Companies is supportive of youth development and Nguzo Saba principles, thus our young men are introduced to cultural, academic and enrichment opportunities. The program is facilitated by experienced African-American male practitioners who are passionate about the affirmative development of boys and young men of color.


Students participate in a facilitated training two (2) days a week during the 2015-2016 academic year. ACOAs were found to have significantly higher scores on the BDI and to have significantly lower self-esteem, as measured by the Index of Self-Esteem, than CONAs.
The tool could pave the way for early interventions that prevent and treat a range of physical, psychological, social, and cognitive impairments. Close, who conducted this study while a doctoral student at Columbia University School of Nursing.
The KSPHI measures 13 physical traits, including tall stature, wide arm span, large waist circumference, small testes, breast tissue development, and skeletal abnormalities. A subset of participants was drawn from CUMC’s adolescent endocrinology clinic, which is a leading diagnostic center for Klinefelter Syndrome. Most participants reported learning disabilities, speech and language deficits, and social problems. Although infertility is the most frequent outcome of the disorder, affected individuals are also at high risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoporosis, autoimmune disorders, and cancer.
Columbia University Medical Center is home to the largest medical research enterprise in New York City and State and one of the largest faculty medical practices in the Northeast. Our goal is to prepare our female scholars for success in college, career, and citizenship.
The “Girl Talk” was so successful, according to Principal Darby that the Alumnae chapter will reach out again to ensure a productive and healthy school year for our future leaders. ACOAs were also more likely to have a depressive attributional style, in that they perceived failure as more internal, stable, and global than CONAs. To enhance the wellness initiative, the Universal Wellness team offers the evidence-based comprehensive health promotion campaign and also collaborates with School Advisory Councils, (SAC) Parent Associations, Family, Student Resource Centers, (FSRC)’S and Universal Family of Schools neighbors. Topics include; “Flu Prevention” and the “Affordable Care Act (ACA) also known as Obama Care. Future educational workshops will include, stress management, tobacco cessation, physical activity – walking campaigns  and other prevention initiatives that will encourage healthy lifestyles, prevent injury, reduce chronic diseases, enhance morale, and foster exceptional role modeling. Negative body image has major effects on your self- esteem, and can even dramatically lower your self esteem. Ethnicity and sex as correlates of depressive symptoms in a Canadian university sample.Int.



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