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Category: Mental & Behavioral Health

Social Workers Answer: Why is Social Work Essential?

Social Workers Answer: Why is Social Work Essential?

March is National Social Work Month, a time to shine a light on social workers and the incredible work that they do. From foster care case managers to intensive in-home specialists to licensing workers, they are the true unsung heroes of our organization. Rather than try and explain why social work is so important, we decided to have some of our team members explain why social workers are essential, and why they decided to take up the mantle of social work.

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Learn More About... Homeroom Health

Learn More About... Homeroom Health

Homeroom Health is a pediatric health center powered by Cornerstones of Care and KC CARE Health Center. Each day, it serves infants, children, teens and young adults (birth to age 24) with or without insurance or Medicaid. This fully-integrated trauma-informed model is the first of its kind, connecting primary care, dental care,behavioral health, and social health. The specific emphasis on social health, also known as the “Social Determinants of Health” is what makes Homeroom Health unique.

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Team Spotlight: CharCarol Fisher

Team Spotlight: CharCarol Fisher

CharCarol Fisher is the program manager for expressive arts/combat on our Ozanam Campus. She plays Jazz as a hobby and volunteers as an instructor at the American Jazz Museum. CharCarol loves collecting vintage records, enjoys gardening and participating in community music programs for youth.

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10 Ways to Cope with Holiday Anxiety

10 Ways to Cope with Holiday Anxiety

The holiday season can be stressful during a good year. Throw in a global pandemic, and things are likely to get even more tension-inducing. Mayo Clinic has identified ten ways to combat stress, avoid isolation and plan ahead as we head toward the holidays.

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Team Member Spotlight - Brian Rhodes

Team Member Spotlight - Brian Rhodes

Brian Rhodes is a program manager overseeing team members who look after the youth in our residential treatment program on our Gillis Campus. When he isn’t working, Brian enjoys relaxing at home with his family.

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