Activate the Good: Join the Movement!

Activate the Good: Join the Movement! Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Have you ever gone up to pay for something and your card gets declined? This happened to me last week! I was at Hobby Lobby and my card got declined – THREE times. The panic set in and I felt like everyone in line was staring at […]

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 […]

Back to School in Specialized Care: Meet Ty!

Back to School in Specialized Care: Meet Ty! Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Do you remember those last few weeks of summer before the start of a new school year? What do you think about? The brand new school supplies? The classes you’ll be taking? Or perhaps it’s those feelings of nervous excitement about the year to […]

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, […]