Self Care and Stress Management in Foster Care and Social Work

In this episode of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Will Savoy, our Specialized Youth Permanency supervisor and James Schlemmer, our Youth in Transition program manager. They discuss self-care and stress management in foster care and adoption and in social work in general. Watch the video or read …

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Tips for helping your child with temper tantrums

In this episode of the Family Care Learning Podcast, we hear from Brandon and Katie who share tips for helping your child through their temper tantrums. As experts, they also share what the brain is doing during these times. Read our blog post or watch the episode below! “Tantrums are …

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Transitions as part of therapy

Therapy is usually a process. As such, it usually entails a series of appointments spread over the course of time. These appointments are not life, but they become part of life. As part of life, transitions to and from therapy sessions become important.  Clients should try to set aside ample time to …

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Marriage Foundations: Building a solid home

Have you heard of Jesus’ parable of the Wise and Foolish Builders at the end of His Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 7:24-27)?  To quickly recap, Jesus uses the parable to share with us that a strong, spiritual life (or house) is built on the firm foundation, the rock of …

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Tips for parenting children with trauma during the holidays

Katie Loh is one of our clinical interns and is a family coach with Christian family Care. In this Family Care Learning podcast episode, Katie speaks with Haley Morte, one of our child and family therapists and also a family coach about ways for parents to handle children with trauma …

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Disenfranchised Grief: When loss is belittled, bottled up, or forgotten

When you hear the word “grief”, it is likely that it is promptly followed by the thought of death, sorrow, or mourning. Perhaps it even conjures memories of lost loved ones and your own personal experiences of loss. What happens, though, when you find yourself experiencing all of the emotions …

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