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Posted February 19, 2020
Human-centered design is a philosophy that empowers the teams and individuals designing products, services, systems, and experiences to address the core needs of those who experience a problem. Beyond this dictionary definition, what does “human-centered design” really mean? And, more…
Posted February 11, 2020
Any organization can say it intends to become trauma-informed, or even that it is trauma-informed. The question is, what has that organization done to get there?
Posted February 4, 2020
According to the CDC, about half of high school students report having used marijuana, while two-thirds have tried alcohol, and one in four have used an e-cigarette. Unfortunately, substance use at an early age can negatively impact a child’s development and well-being, and can lead to other unhealthy behavior choices. Our Addiction Prevention Services provide substance abuse prevention, intervention, and post-intervention services for children and teens who are both at-risk and currently involved in these high-risk activities.
Posted January 28, 2020
“It was like a lightbulb just turned on. Something within me just knew this is where I needed to be.” Are you considering becoming a Resource Parent (formerly called foster parent) or a Professional Parent? Learn more about this life-changing…
Posted January 3, 2020
Since 2017, Uplift Family Services has been working on multiple fronts to become a trauma-informed organization. So, what exactly does that mean? Uplift Family Services has a century and a half of experience with trauma. Our TI goal is not to talk the talk, but to walk the walk: to be TI to the core and be a leader in TI service and advocacy.
Posted November 27, 2019
Volume 4 • Issue 6 • November 15, 2019 Uplift Family Services is a trauma-informed agency, providing whole person care through resilience-oriented, data-driven, culturally sensitive services. We believe in the power of staff investment, advocacy and collaboration as we partner…