Okay, we’ve got it: Not “What’s wrong with you?” but “What happened to you?” That explosive outburst? The child who cannot concentrate at school? The domestic violence survivor who is in a constant state of hyper-vigilance? Yes, most of us in family services are now able to recognize trauma-symptoms and respond with empathy… most of the time But what does it mean to be truly trauma-informed? For a start, it means that we have patience with others and ourselves as we seek to acquire the skills and attitudes of a trauma-informed practice. Calling out other people for being judgmental? Yes, this and many other ironies litter the path of learning this new language because we just so enjoy being right! It is easy to become smug or ‘preachy’ when we have all these…
Davich: Former foster kid to others: 'It's only temporary'
Former foster child creates duffel bag project to give hope to other foster kids.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
RHS 2018 International Convention New Orleans
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL RHS 2018 International Convention August 2 - 5, 2018 In August 2018, The Red Hat Society will make New Orleans the backdrop for our International Convention. This convention will be a celebration of epic proportions! Be a part of a historic birthday celebration, take part in sharing special messages in video diaries to future Hatters and share in the magic of the hat with Sisters from around the globe. We’ll let the good times roll in historic New Orleans, a city that like us is celebrating a historic anniversary—their 300th anniversary! Double the celebration will mean double the fun!
How to transplant a tree
A gardening expert offers tips for digging up a tree, moving it to its new home and re-planting it — all without killing it.