Sometimes I am asked why trauma is so important to the work we do. In every section of our society, there are trauma survivors.  This is especially true in the work we do at Youth Care & Beyond.  The people we sere have suffered all types of trauma: witnessing or exper...

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month.  Mental health conditions are common among teens and young adults. 1 in 5 persons who have not endured the trauma, abuse or neglect our youth have live with a mental health condition. For our population, it is more tha...

November 20, 2018

Happy Thanksgiving!  

This time a year is usually a happy one as people start looking forward to the holidays. Many of us are planning meals, thinking about catching up with our families, deciding who’s home we will be at, watching football and eating all that deli...

March 24, 2017

The youth that we service more likely don't have positive influences in their lives, that's what we are! We teach them how to strive to be the best they can be for themselves and others! We teach them daily and life skills that they don't know, in order to be Not just...

September 12, 2016

To be successful as caring individuals we have to be attuned. Attunement is one of those things that can be easily forgotten in the helping fields. So often we are going through our task list, meeting demands and duties, complying with rules and regulations and ensurin...

Group Homes have a bad name across the country and I agree that a shift staff run program that houses youth institutional style is not a good thing. However, the reality is that Group Homes are not all created equal. Many programs, like our Transitions Family Home Prog...

In our job we support our clients dreams.  This is true whether it is our Family Style Residential programs, Adult Supported program or our In Home services.  Our job is to help others achieve their goals in a healthy and safe way.  I found this video that is a cute de...

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