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Recent News


Integrated Behavioral Health Care

Posted August 28, 2020

Our Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC), in partnership with School Health Clinics of Santa Clara County and Pacific Clinics, provides a comprehensive array of services to stabilize people in crisis, and provide the appropriate treatment for those with substance
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A Drive for Academic Success this Fall

Posted August 27, 2020

Anticipation for a new school year can mean excitement, but it can also mean anxiety for families in our community, many of whom live below the poverty line. Read on to learn about the impact of our annual backpack drive.

resource parent with teen in foster care
What is a Resource Parent?

Posted August 25, 2020

A resource parent, or resource family, is the new umbrella term used in the state of California to refer to adoptive or foster parents and many other types of out-of-home caregivers. A resource parent is trained and approved to provide
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father and children during telehealth appointment
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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