At curaJOY, our mission is to provide support for multi-cultural children to help them develop all the soft skills they will need in life. Emotional intelligence, resiliency, confidence, and more, we help children learn to navigate and appreciate the differences they encounter between home and social life.
Many cultures put up barriers that prevent young children from developing positive mental health. We know we can’t change those cultures, nor do we want to. Instead, we reframe the purpose and benefits of social-emotional learning to fit into their value systems and technology habits in a gamified format that children and parents readily embrace.
We team up with clinical psychologists, school counselors, behavior therapists, speech therapists, and educators in both the United States and Asia to develop evidence-based programs in English and Mandarin, and our mission is to make proven therapeutic tools fun, easily accessible, and widely adopted.
Our outreach programs innovate the way social emotional learning is delivered and meet users where and when they are at now, whether it’s social media, texting, gaming. We classify social-emotional skills broadly into the following categories:
Think Well. Feel Good. Thrive For Life.
The relationship between academic achievement and social-emotional development is bilateral and symbiotic. Our StrengthBuilders Quest Depot integrates fun and social-emotional fitness into the learning process to help children acquire and develop the critical inner strengths and cultural fluidity necessary to thrive — in school, throughout life, and around the world.
There are three traditional paths to providing social-emotional learning in schools, and both come with significant drawbacks. The first option is directly hiring school psychologists and counselors. While these professionals are an excellent choice for…