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Doing Whatever It Takes: The Impact of Our Transition to Telehealth

Posted August 20, 2020

Today’s post is co-authored by Jess Steele, Director of Outcomes and Evaluation, and Dan Lakin, Outcomes and Evaluation Clinical Manager, at Uplift Family Services. Their roles are to support data collection, entry, and reporting agency-wide, in addition to working closely
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Lionhearted – Hip Hop and Healing

Posted August 7, 2020

Music gave me unfiltered access to my trauma and for the first time allowed me into myself. I started with expression and that led to artistry, which led me towards healing. Creativity is healing. It is why we as humans have survived.

Lionhearted – Trauma-Informed Leadership

Posted July 27, 2020

We have many, many tools to resist trauma and we must use them. They include resilience, kindness, love, emotional support, hard work, material resources, self-care, laughter, faith and hope. Another critical tool, especially in a traumatic event of this magnitude, is trauma-informed leadership.

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Whatever It Takes: Making a More Inclusive Agency

Posted June 30, 2020

Today’s post is written by Kelly Fitzgerald, a Quality Assurance Analyst with Uplift Family Services. Her role, based out of our Sacramento office, includes ensuring that all agency programs, policies and procedures, and workspaces offer a welcoming, inclusive environment for
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Foster a Child or Teen This Father’s Day

Posted June 19, 2020

Father’s Day is a time to remember and celebrate the fathers, father figures, grandfathers, and other role models who have helped shape our lives. It is a day to say thank you to those who have supported us and taught
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Glimmers of Light in the Midst of a Pandemic

Posted June 11, 2020

With the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the portrait of how we deliver services to our children and families changed in a flash. However, as a strength-based organization, we are always looking for glimmers of light, even in the most challenging of times. So, what does success look like during a pandemic?

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