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Category: Trauma-Informed Care

Community Forum Recap

Community Forum Recap

Thank you to those who joined us yesterday for our virtual Forward, Together! Community Forum. The 30-minute forum was a way for us to thank you for your support in 2020, to celebrate with you on the 150-year milestone of our mission, to inform you on our work ahead in 2021 and invite you to be a part of our healing mission for children and families in 2021. Read our recap blog below to learn more about how you can get involved in 2021!

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COVID Vaccine Resources

COVID Vaccine Resources

The development of the COVID-19 vaccine has undoubtedly left many of use with questions. To guide and help answer those questions, we have compiled a list of credible resources to help our communities learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Social Workers Answer: Why is Social Work Essential?

Social Workers Answer: Why is Social Work Essential?

March is National Social Work Month, a time to shine a light on social workers and the incredible work that they do. From foster care case managers to intensive in-home specialists to licensing workers, they are the true unsung heroes of our organization. Rather than try and explain why social work is so important, we decided to have some of our team members explain why social workers are essential, and why they decided to take up the mantle of social work.

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From Foster Care to a Career in Foster Care: A Story of Resilience

From Foster Care to a Career in Foster Care: A Story of Resilience

Youth in foster care often hear again and again, “I don’t want you. I don’t want you. I don’t want you.” Rejection is a key component of experienced trauma. Despite the odds, some exhibit remarkable resilience. Resilience is the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragic threats, or significant stress. Cornerstones of Care team member Makaila's story is one of forgiveness, acceptance and extraordinary resilience.

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Why We Celebrate Black History Month

Why We Celebrate Black History Month

Many people often ask why we continue to celebrate Black History Month, especially in a society where we have elected the first Black President, and more recently the first Black Vice President of the United States. However, I think it’s important to remind ourselves why. Why do we continue to celebrate Black History Month?

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