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Category: Mental & Behavioral Health

Let's Talk About It: SELF-HARM

Let's Talk About It: SELF-HARM

March 1 is Self-Injury Awareness Day, a global awareness event meant to bring attention to the reality of self-harm in hopes of helping those who engage in it. On this important awareness day, let’s choose a different path and talk about self-harm: what is it, how do we recognize it, and what do we do when someone we love engages in it?

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Black History Month: Conversations about Mentorship with Local Community Leaders

Black History Month: Conversations about Mentorship with Local Community Leaders

Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, Montel Evans is a dynamic leader and educator and the principal at Thomas Hart Benton Elementary in the Independence School District. Read our FINAL Black History Month conversation now!

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5 Myths Of Foster Care: Spring 2023 Edition

5 Myths Of Foster Care: Spring 2023 Edition

Whether you are a current foster parent, considering becoming licensed, or somewhere in between, staying informed and aware of the current trends, myths, and information surrounding foster care is essential. Take a minute to read through these five myths, and feel free to share them with your network.

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Black History Month: Conversations about Mentorship with Local Community Leaders

Black History Month: Conversations about Mentorship with Local Community Leaders

Our next conversation for Black History Month is with Juanice Williams, an Assistant Instructor of Social Work at the University of Missouri.

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Black History Month: Conversations about Mentorship with Local Community Leaders

Black History Month: Conversations about Mentorship with Local Community Leaders

For Black History Month, Cornerstones of Care asked several Black community leaders in child advocacy to reflect on the idea of mentorship and to share about the role of important individuals in their development as a leader. Our first conversation is with Anthony J. Mondaine, Sr.

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