By Sarah DeCiucis In the busyness of life, it may be easy to overlook opportunities to provide simple acts of kindness and reflection. As we approach the holiday season, we are often reminded of the idea of thankfulness — the process of stepping back and looking at who and what we can be thankful for […]Read More.
By Mandy Tennity The goal of foster parent training is to support and educate potential foster parents about kids in foster care, identify individual strengths and needs, and understand the overall structure of the foster care system. At Lutheran Family Services of Virginia, we have designed a comprehensive program to best serve our foster parents. […]Read More.
By Ashley Thompson Workplaces are becoming more inclusive and are seeing past individuals’ disabilities to tap into the best of their abilities. Even in this improving atmosphere, however, you may be unsure of how you can best support your coworker with a disability. What follows are a few general tips, however, it is important to […]Read More.
By Carol E. Henderson, LCSW There are so many folks who want to blame technology for all our children’s problems. Well, I think they are all correct… sort of. If you talk to a neuroscientist about how we are wired, he or she will tell you that we are not wired to interact with technology […]Read More.
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