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Category: Mental & Behavioral Health

Collaborative Care Makes a Transformative Difference at the Ozanam Campus Day Treatment School

Collaborative Care Makes a Transformative Difference at the Ozanam Campus Day Treatment School

For nearly 50 years, the Ozanam Campus Day Treatment School has been doing things differently to address its students’ unique behavioral and academic challenges. Located on the southern edge of Kansas City, Missouri, the school provides individualized curriculum, small class sizes, and therapeutic support for students in grades 6-12 who have yet to find success in their regular classroom setting due to unique academic or behavioral challenges.

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Getting Real About Workplace Boundaries: A Three-Part Series

Getting Real About Workplace Boundaries: A Three-Part Series

Part One – Work/Home Life Boundaries | Like many of us, Cornerstones of Care’s Human Resources Manager Reza Soleymani-Alizadeh used to be pretty lousy at setting boundaries around work.

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Team Member Profile: Is there anything Lea Loudon can’t do?

Team Member Profile: Is there anything Lea Loudon can’t do?

A mom of four, a City Council Member for the city of Mission, Kansas, and the new Community Engagement Manager for Cornerstones of Care, Lea Loudon has made serving others an essential part of her professional life.

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Expressive Therapy Uses Art to Overcome Trauma

Expressive Therapy Uses Art to Overcome Trauma

Expressive therapy combines principles of psychology and the benefits of the creative process to promote emotional growth and healing. The expressive therapists at the Ozanam Campus Day Treatment School provide at least one session each week to the 42 youth on campus as a supplement to their other school curriculum and activities. It is creative, but it’s more than just play. As with any other therapy, it is a way to provide trauma-informed care.

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Foster Parents Find ‘Beautiful Chaos’ in the Joys and Challenges of Foster Care

Foster Parents Find ‘Beautiful Chaos’ in the Joys and Challenges of Foster Care

Courtney Morgan-Roberts was boarding a plane to California in early January for a work trip when she received a congratulatory email announcing that she and her partner, Brittany were officially licensed as foster parents. A few hours later, the plane landed on the west coast, and Courtney checked her phone again. To her surprise, there was a voicemail in her inbox that said, “We have a five-month-old girl. Can you take her?”

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