A better and simple aid for communicating with teens
The Emoji Project aims to resolve the barrier when communicating, especially with less responsive teens. The project is a simple visual aid that helps identify emotions using a field of Emoji characters.
‘Emotions’ is an adaptive role that helps people deal with crucial survival issues. Thus, recognizing the list of emotions is the first and essential step.
1. Recognize emotion
2. Expose the environment
3. Coach the student to identify the solution
The school or guidance counselor can help a student resolve specific issues, but the problem should first be identified. It is essential to recognize the following symptoms that may need special attention:
2. Hidden Emotion
|Why is the Emoji Project effective? The first barrier in helping a child resolve an issue is resistance. This technique is relatable, non-threatening, and disarming.|
Wheel of Emotions
|List of emotions||Root|
Dealing with extreme cases
Should the counselor or life coach come across complex cases, the issue can be addressed through the help of other faith-based organizations.
Complex trauma: A clinician may deal with prolonged trauma, but in most cases, the issue can readily be addressed through the support of faith-based churches.
Adverse childhood experience (ACE): These include emotional, physical, and sexual abuse caused by ‘Household Dysfunction’ as a direct result of (A) Divorce, (2) Drug abuse, and (3) Fatherless.
Anhedonia: Diminished capacity to experience pleasure. Anhedonia is the inability to sustain happy thoughts related to depression and anxiety.
Other signs to consider:
1. Obesity and diabetes
3. Bone and heart health
Emoji Visual Aid
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