A big Thank you to all the providers who participated at the CFC Provider Fair.
The biannual event allows CFC staff to become more familiar with the providers whom CFC has a partnership with and learn more about their services, programming and specialities offered!
Kayla's family, friends and supporters joined the community of nearly 250k people walking in hundreds of cities across the country in support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide. Kayla's Angels Out of the Darkness Jersey Shore Walk was held on Saturday, September 17th.
The Child Mind Institute has prepared resources to aid parents, educators, and other adults in talking to children and adolescents about traumatic events and identifying those who might benefit from more focused professionals attention.
Please be sure to read the attached article, "Helping Children Cope With Frightening News: What parents can do to aid kids in processing grief and fear in a healthy way."
Soon after the movie theater shooting in Aurora, ColoradoMedia there was plenty of media coverage. While many networks and cable outlets take appropriate steps to avoid showing traumatic or graphic images there are some print, television and radio organizations that flood the environment with reminders of this horrific community tragedy and its aftermath. It is possible to limit media consumption in your home, but you may not have control over what your children see and hear outside of the house.
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The recent shooting has evoked many emotions—sadness, grief, helplessness, anxiety, and anger. Children who are struggling with their thoughts and feelings about the stories and images of the shooting may turn to trusted adults for help and guidance.
Join us and learn how you and/or your agency can partner with Coordinated Family Care. All interested parties should email Lisa Murray-Williams to rsvp.