Youth Villages licensed program expert, Brittany Jones shares advice for parents on how to talk to kids about racism during this school year. She urges that parents “don’t need to be experts, they just need to be real.”
The nonprofit organization Youth Villages is partnering with the state of Kentucky to start offering a new program called LifeSet.
The goal is to work with young people between the ages of 17 and 22 who are transitioning out of foster care in Kentucky.
Youth Villages, which offers services in the Boston area from its Woburn office, is holding its annual Backpack Heroes campaign.
The new school year is approaching, which means our youth are in need of Backpack Heroes. Learn more about this initiative and how to donate in this interview with Local 24.
“We are still being innovative and creative…” said Portia Williams, foster parent trainer with Youth Villages. WREG Channel 3 spoke with Williams and the Hatten family about the need for foster care now more than ever.
Chief Clinical Officer, Dr. Tim Goldsmith, and Clinical Services Manager, Dr. Rebekah Lemmons, team up to provide five best practices to help parents talk to their children about recent traumatic events.