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Matthew's Story

Matthew's Story

Matthew, a 10-year-old boy had witnessed and experienced physical abuse at a young age. Play therapy, a form of outpatient counseling for children, helped him learn new social & emotional learning skills to grow beyond the abuse.

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Mrs. Ernst's Story

Mrs. Ernst's Story

A kindergarten teacher for 12 years, Mrs. Ernst practices the Behavior Intervention Support Team (BIST) model of education with the help of Cornerstones of Care. Designed to decrease disruptive behavior and increase learning time, BIST facilitates a positive change youth as they become reflective problem solvers.

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Voigt Family Story

Voigt Family Story

Brandon and Britney Voigt have been foster parents in Clay county for seven years and are also certified trainers to license other individuals and families to become foster parents. Learn more about their journey.

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Mr. Brown's Story

Mr. Brown's Story

For seven years, Mr. Brown has nurtured his gardens and countless relationships with many youth at our Gillis Campus while helping develop our healthy living & food systems program.

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Daylynne's Story

Daylynne's Story

Daylynne wanted to do all she could to be a good mother, so she voluntarily joined our home visitation program. In it, she learned about child development, answers to common parenting questions and was connected to helpful resources. When her third child was on the way seven years later, Daylynne returned to the program for additional support.

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