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Ali's Story

Ali's Story

Ali has been attending out day treatment school since she was nine. At first, school was difficult due to the trauma she experienced in her life. But with our help, she began to heal, trusting others and believing in herself again. Now she is a senior looking forward to graduating and taking on the world. 

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Wade Family Story

Wade Family Story

Cynthia and Robert Wade have been foster parents for years, but even they continue to learn new things from the youth in their home. Recently, their foster son Ricky reminded them that they are helping these young men and women prepare for adulthood later.

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Matthew's Story

Matthew's Story

Matthew, a 10-year-old boy had witnessed and experienced physical abuse at a young age. Play therapy, a form of outpatient counseling for children, helped him learn new social & emotional learning skills to grow beyond the abuse.

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Mrs. Ernst's Story

Mrs. Ernst's Story

A kindergarten teacher for 12 years, Mrs. Ernst practices the Behavior Intervention Support Team (BIST) model of education with the help of Cornerstones of Care. Designed to decrease disruptive behavior and increase learning time, BIST facilitates a positive change youth as they become reflective problem solvers.

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Voigt Family Story

Voigt Family Story

Brandon and Britney Voigt have been foster parents in Clay county for seven years and are also certified trainers to license other individuals and families to become foster parents. Learn more about their journey.

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