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What is Human-Centered Design and the Pursuit of Perfection

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
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Lionhearted – What Has Uplift Family Services Done to Become a Trauma-Informed Organization?

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?

Join Us in Building a Brighter Future for Children and Teens in Our Community

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.

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Meet Lupe Chapa Green, the Newest Professional Parent with Uplift Family Services Foster Care

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
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Lionhearted – What Does it Mean to be Trauma-Informed?

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.

Lionhearted Leaves the Den

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
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