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Category: Mental & Behavioral Health

Tis the Season to Foster Joy: It's Party Time

Tis the Season to Foster Joy: It's Party Time

On Saturday, November 19, at Children’s Mercy Park, our Kansas Foster Care Team threw the biggest #NationalAdoptionDay party in Cornerstones of Care history. || This story is part one of our three-part series to highlight the end-of-year impact of our work at Cornerstones of Care.

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250 Children and Counting: The Story of Pam Price and Her Impact as a Treatment Foster Care Parent

250 Children and Counting: The Story of Pam Price and Her Impact as a Treatment Foster Care Parent

Pam Price was very involved in high school activities – from cheerleading to basketball, she kept herself busy in her teenage years. After a school event one night, she remembers seeing a crowd of parents, waiting to drive their sons and daughters home. It was a mundane moment, but it had special significance for Pam, who grew up in a single-parent home. With her parent at work, Pam walked home alone in the dark. It was then that Pam first thought about becoming a foster parent.

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Safety Starts Here

Safety Starts Here

Life can be heavy. When we are not prepared for stressful events, it can feel like the event won. When feeling stressed, we are more vulnerable to react to triggers –memories, experiences, or events that spark an intense emotional reaction regardless of our current mood. Learn more about how we create and implement safety plans as a part of our trauma-informed model.

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New Trauma-Informed Additions to Our Ozanam Campus

New Trauma-Informed Additions to Our Ozanam Campus

Exciting changes are happening on our Ozanam Campus this fall! Our On-Campus Living team has been hard at work creating interactive spaces for our youth, including a new library and redesigned sensory rooms.

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Workshops Inspire Confidence In Singles

Workshops Inspire Confidence In Singles

ShowMe Healthy Relationships is a 5-year project funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families. It is a partnership between the University of Missouri Extension, the University of Missouri Department of Human Development and Family Science, and three community family agencies that host the workshops to help single individuals have happy and healthy relationships. Workshops are provided in Missouri's Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, and Platte Counties.

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