PTSD Awareness Month & Maryvale

Posted by Steve Gunther on Jun 25, 2018 5:04:07 PM

The national conversation about trauma and young children being separated from their parents at the U.S border reminds us of the daily treatment and care we provide for children recovering from trauma, including the most extreme form, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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Topics: Family Resource, trauma informed care, Changing Lives Blog, Changing Lives, PTSD, Community-Based, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

Student designs fun hangout for Maryvale teens

Posted by Maryvale on Jun 19, 2018 3:35:50 PM

About two years ago, Montebello’s Schurr High School student Caroline Kelly Smarts decided she wanted to complete a Gold Award project. 

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Topics: foster children, teens, foster youth, Changing Lives Blog, Changing Lives, Community-Based

Foster teen overcomes obstacles to begin college

Posted by Susan Marie Eigenbrodt on Sep 2, 2017 10:24:25 PM

The beginning of a new school year may be viewed with worry by some children, but for others, the classroom represents an opportunity to leave a troubled past behind and embrace the future.

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Topics: personal blogs, survivor, Maryvale foster children, trauma informed care, foster youth, Community-Based, foster youth stories