Category: Interaction and Support

New Family Therapy Program Bringing Results

What is the answer to the violence and crime that is going on in our city right now? I think that is the million-dollar question that many key figures in the community, various organizations, churches and concerned citizens are striving to answer. Our secretary of the Department of Children and Families, Eloise Anderson, did some research on the Functional Family … Continue

Young Adults Learning to be Good Parents

This past fall, our Independent Living Services team hosted another round of Parents Interacting With Infants (PIWI) sessions. For those of you who have been following us since PIWI’s inception, this was our third class in the series. The sequential experience of facilitating the six-segment series has contributed to our expertise, and this most recent session was our most gratifying … Continue

A New Year Challenge: Laugh Often, Win Respect

“To laugh often and much, to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children, to earn appreciation of honest critics and endure the betrayal of false friends, to appreciate beauty, to find the best in others, to leave the world a bit better…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to … Continue

A Story of Transitions, Families and Love

During my 16-year career in child welfare, I have seen a lot of transitions. I’m now a supervisor in SaintA’s Family Services, but I have had several different roles getting to this point. I was thinking recently how that reflects what the families we serve go through. Their whole experience with the child welfare system is a series of transitions. … Continue

Help Kids with Toys and a Tradition

Everyone has a different version of what the holidays looked like when they were growing up. Many have chosen to carry on those same traditions with their own children. Whether you celebrated Christmas, Hanukkah, Yuletide or Kwanzaa, you most likely were surrounded by loved ones and family. After all, that is what the holiday season is all about. Sarah Benitez … Continue

Facebook Logo
Twitter Logo
LinkedIn Logo
Google Plus Logo
Instagram Logo
YouTube Logo