Editor’s Note: Read about Mama Lucy’s incredible 35 years of service to children and watch a video of this amazing woman who is profiled today in the Los Angeles Times by columnist Steve Lopez. Inevitably when I meet former residents,…Read More
Just this week on Tuesday, the US Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on what is called Group Home Reform. A number of advocates including a youth, who was formerly in foster care, were at the hearing on hand to…Read More
Recently a 10-year-old resident experienced a crisis characterized by threats to run away and a manic episode of constant activity. This is a child who has experienced great trauma in his brief life, has been hospitalized numerous times, and requires…Read More
Nationally the trend in foster care is to use residential treatment centers like Hillsides as a resource for children and families to 1) assess the challenges they are experiencing, 2) provide a consistent therapeutic environment within which to stabilize the…Read More
I am releasing my weekly blog on Tuesday rather than on Wednesday to coincide with #GivingTuesday, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. This is a national movement that celebrates being charitable to others and encourages people to give back to others as…Read More
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