Flexibility- It’s not just good for gymnastics: A Message from Dr. Newman

When my children were young the very best thing about my private practice and working for myself was the flexibility it provided for me to schedule around my family priorities and arrange…

What Does a Virtual RESPECT Program Look Like?

If you’ve ever had a RESPECT program at your school or organization, you can probably conjure in your mind a visual of what the performance looked like:  Three or four chairs lined…

Managing Big Feelings and Anxiety: A Message from Dr. Newman

The most frequent questions I have been receiving wearing my child psychologist hat over the last several months have been about helping kids of all ages manage anxiety. Many of our RESPECT…

RESPECT Staff Members Lead Virtual Sessions at Nebraska Thespian’s Festival

On January 8th and 9th, RESPECT had the pleasure of being part of the Nebraska Thespian’s 24 Hour Play Festival. The theme of this year’s festival was “I See You”, focusing on…

How RESPECT Continues to Offer Important Programs During COVID-19

When the coronavirus pandemic first hit, RESPECT was just about to head out on a caravan to western Nebraska in order to lead 12 workshops for hundreds of students who would be…

Happy New Year!

RESPECT is looking to a brighter future, but even during COVID-19 we are still STAGING CONVERSATIONS VIRTUALLY! We have launched… 7 brand new plays written especially for this year, all performed remotely…

RESPECT Is Thankful: A Message from Dr. Patricia Newman

I want to start by saying how thankful I am for the teamwork exhibited by the RESPECT staff while creating a VIRTUAL replication of the RESPECT organization during the past six months…

Virtual Programs Piloted at Westside Community Schools

After months of transitioning RESPECT’s interactive educational theatre programs to digital platforms and creating new scripts and content to address a world with COVID-19, we are thrilled to have piloted our virtual…

RESPECT Partners With More Tomorrows Awareness Campaign

RESPECT is pleased to be a community partner of the More Tomorrows, an awareness campaign focused on suicide prevention in the Region 6 Behavioral Healthcare service area in Nebraska. We are working…

Support RESPECT on #GivingTuesday402

RESPECT invites the entire community to partner with us and ShareOmaha for #GivingTuesday402 on December 1, 2020.  On this day which follows Cyber Monday, the Omaha Metro Area will come together to…