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Using horticulture as a method of healing from trauma

Using horticulture as a method of healing from trauma

Non-traditional therapy is a term used to describe methods of mental health therapy that have limited evidence-based research. Although there may be a lack of scientific data about these non-traditional therapy techniques, there are plenty of testimonies about their positive effects. There is growing support for these techniques as viable resources for mental health and wellness. Horticulture therapy is one of those becoming more popular.

COVID-19 Quarantine Netflix Recommendations

COVID-19 Quarantine Netflix Recommendations

Due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic and global quarantine and social distancing sanctions, the world’s screen time has increased. Television streaming increased by 85% in March 2020 in the U.S., according to a report by Nielsen. Netflix is the top choice for Americans during this quarantine. So, if you’re a Netflix user, here are some upcoming titles we’re recommending for your watchlist. 

Activities For Youth With a Sensory Processing Disorder

Activities For Youth With a Sensory Processing Disorder

April is National Autism Awareness Month. One thing the public should be more aware of is how people with autism are often sensitive to their environments. Living with a sensory processing disorder can be difficult, but one way to combat this issue is by finding sensory-friendly environments that help people affected by this disorder comfortably acclimate.

Aging Forward From Foster Care Via Military Service

Aging Forward From Foster Care Via Military Service

Aging forward is a huge transition in the life of a young adult in foster care. While college may be a traditional choice for most youth entering adulthood, military service can be appealing for those who feel college isn’t the right choice for them, for those ready to move on to a stationary career sooner than college allows, or for those who feel they need to learn discipline before fully embracing their adult independence. There are many other great reasons to chose military service as a path forward.

Processing Grief as a Foster Child

Processing Grief as a Foster Child

Grief is a life experience that just about everyone will grapple with at some point. We all experience grief differently. There are five identified stages of grief that a person experiences during a time of loss or tragedy. These stages are denial, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. For children in foster care, the stages of grief can alter their trajectory of a successful reunification or outcome due to various responses.

SFH Case Manager Talks About Benefits of Virtual Employment

SFH Case Manager Talks About Benefits of Virtual Employment

With my virtual position, I can develop my own schedule. As long as I have Internet access, my cellphone, and my laptop, I’m all set. I can honestly tell you that remote employment is a strong component for making my life easier. Technology has helped to do more in less time, with less money, and with half the effort.

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