At the recent conference of the California Alliance of Child and Family Services, a keynote speaker addressed the impact of trauma on the children and families we serve. She began with a powerful exercise that asked each of us to recall a trauma…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
Approximately a third of the residents we serve in the residential treatment program are African American. Every time an incident like that of the death of Freddie Gray occurs , I am reminded that the African-American residents we serve are…Read More
by Alison Bell The 5 Highway from Los Angeles to the Bay Area is a lonely stretch of asphalt. Something about the mile after mile of desolated landscape seems to unlock every anxiety floating in the back of your brain….Read More
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