Monthly Archives: December 2015

The New SaintA Family Center

Visitation is a vital service for clients with children placed in out-of-home care. The SaintA Family Center helps provide a home-like environment for families during visit times. Our Family Center recently moved to our site at 8901 W. Capitol Drive, and now it feels more like home than ever. Rhiannon Campbell While the old center served the Family Engagement team … Continue

A Partnership Leads to Permanency

In the book, “The Theory and Practice of Change Management,” by John Hayes, the stages of the Helping Relationship are listed as the following; Developing the helping relationship, helping clients understand the problem situation, helping clients identify a preferred scenario and establish change goals, helping clients plan and take action, consolidating the change, and withdrawing from the helping relationship. In … Continue

Helping Children in Crisis Move in a Trauma-Sensitive Way

For many individuals who work in child welfare, moving children from a home, especially due to an emergency, can be emotional. I remember when I was working as a case manager the way that my heart would race before needing to move a child. I remember packing up clothes and toys, almost at random, and the way my heart would … Continue

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