School-Based Counseling: Practical Skills for Families

School-Based Counseling: Practical Skills for Families Facebook Twitter LinkedIn After introducing our School-Based Counseling program in my first blog post, I wanted part two to have some practical tools you can begin using at home with your family right now. These are concepts we work on with families in therapy. Remember, little shifts can create […]

Mental Health And Foster Care

Mental Health And Foster Care Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Here at Good Samaritan, we talk a lot about mental health. Often, the foster youth we work with come from backgrounds where they have experienced trauma and neglect. We have some amazing, trauma-informed therapists on our team who ensure our youth get the care and treatment they […]

School-Based Counseling at Good Samaritan

School-Based Counseling at Good Samaritan Facebook Twitter LinkedIn What is School-Based Counseling? I was a counselor in private practice for several years. I worked with kids and teens of all ages. And while the clients I worked with made progress, the practical side of making room in the day for counseling was cumbersome for a […]

Protective Factors: What They Are and Why We Need Them

Protective Factors: What They Are and Why We Need Them Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Every 10 seconds, a report of child abuse or neglect is made to child protection agencies. In Missouri alone, there were 5,465 substantiated cases of child abuse and/or neglect in 2018. These are sobering statistics, but child abuse IS preventable. At Good Samaritan, […]