Step into a realm of transformation and initiation with our latest podcast episode on Rites of Passage (ROPs).
Join Dylan as we navigate the ancient and contemporary perspectives on ROPs, unraveling their enduring relevance.
In this engaging episode, we dive into the core elements of ROPs and their evolution.
Our guest, Arne Rubenstein, CEO of Rite of Passage Institute & Dylan share personal ROP experiences, shedding light on the impact of these rituals. We also explore innovative programs like “Making of Men” and “Mother and Daughter,” bridging traditional concepts with modern contexts.
Discover the cultural impact of a society without ROPs and how these rituals traditionally prepared individuals for new responsibilities. We discuss the challenges of reintegrating initiates into a community that lacks the language of ROPs.
Join us for a captivating exploration of personal growth, cultural significance, and the modern application of Rites of Passage.
ABOUT OUR GUEST: ARNE RUBINSTEIN
Arne Rubinstein started his professional life at the coal face of youth trauma and misadventure in several Emergency Rooms in regional NSW. Through his own research, observations and investigations, Arne identified a critical stage in the development of our youths was missing – a traditional and public Rite of Passage.
Dr Arne is the CEO and Founder of the Rites of Passage Institute. He has over 30 years experience as a medical doctor, counsellor, mentor, speaker and workshop facilitator. The programs, seminars and camps he’s helped to develop have been attended by more than 350,000 people globally, while some of the largest schools in Australia have implemented the framework effectively. The programs are designed to support boys and girls successfully make a safe, healthy transition into adulthood. His goal is to make Rites of Passage mainstream once again. Dr Arne is the proud father of two wonderful young men and a mentor to many others.
IN THIS EPISODE WE DISCUSS:
Table of Contents
What Was The Traditional Perspective on Rites Of Passage (ROP)?
Why Are ROP Still Important/Relevant In Modern Culture
The Key Elements of A ROP
The Cultural Impacts Of A Culture Which Is Largely Uninitiated Through ROPs
Transitioning Into The "Elder" Space / Time Period
Indigenous Rites of Passages
Advice For Listeners To Apply The ROP Framework & Thinking In Everyday Life
Arne’s Instagram (@arnerubinstein) – HERE
Rites of Passage Institute’s website – HERE
The Teen Tracker Survey – HERE
The Personal Identity (PI) Scale:
There are five key factors which contribute to a young person’s healthy Personal Identity, and we have developed a scale which allows us to measure them.
- Healthy family relationships
- Key foundation life skills
- Good physical health
- Recognition of and encouragement to pursue unique gifts and talents
- Support through the transition from child to teenager
- Making of Men – Father and Son
- Mother and Daughter
- Mother and Son
Rites of Passage Institute.
A lot camps year round
Leadership Training for The Rite of Passage Framework – HERE
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