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Category: Trauma-Informed Care

Why We Celebrate Black History Month

Why We Celebrate Black History Month

Many people often ask why we continue to celebrate Black History Month, especially in a society where we have elected the first Black President, and more recently the first Black Vice President of the United States. However, I think it’s important to remind ourselves why. Why do we continue to celebrate Black History Month?

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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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COVID Vaccine Resources

COVID Vaccine Resources

The development of the COVID-19 vaccine has undoubtedly left many of use with questions. To guide and help answer those questions, we have compiled a list of credible resources to help our communities learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Help Stop Human Trafficking

Help Stop Human Trafficking

January is National Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Children, especially those who are abused or neglected in their own homes, are especially at risk of becoming one of the 20 million+ people trafficked worldwide for labor or sex. The average age of a child exploited through sex trafficking is 14 or 15. Continue reading to learn the statistics around Human Trafficking, how we are fighting against human trafficking and what you can do to help.

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A Child’s First Night in Your Home: What to Know & Consider

A Child’s First Night in Your Home: What to Know & Consider

In all relationships, each person brings their own habits, culture, values and traditions to the home. The same is true for children who will be joining your family through foster care or adoption. Learn more about what to expect during their first days in your home.

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