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Tag: From The Field

From the Field: Adding Youth Voice to Our Work

From the Field: Adding Youth Voice to Our Work

Dec 06, 2016
By: Lauren Higbee, Youth Development Director, Youth Services in Brattleboro Youth Services has maintained a strong peer outreach program for several years now. Our Peer Outreach Workers (POWs) were key…
From The Field: Using Mindfulness to Build a Better Community

From The Field: Using Mindfulness to Build a Better Community

Dec 21, 2016
By: Kristin McGee, Family Support Director, Rutland County Parent Child Center Mindfulness, the simple ability to be aware of your surroundings and quietly reflect upon them, has physical and emotional…
From the Field: Getting Outdoors in Addison

From the Field: Getting Outdoors in Addison

Mar 06, 2017
By: Clara Carroll, Addison County Parent Child Center Over the past few years, the Addison Country Parent Child Center has offered a weekly “outdoor group” for participants in our Learning Together Program,…
From the Field: Tiny Miniature Goat Sounds Included

From the Field: Tiny Miniature Goat Sounds Included

Apr 17, 2017
By: Aaron Jones and Jo Molascon, Windsor County Youth Services Though warmer weather has been taking its time getting here, the youth we serve need no time to warm up to our therapy animals! As the new…
From the Field: Measuring Success

From the Field: Measuring Success

May 01, 2017
By: Melanie LeGeros, Country Roads Counselor, Washington County Youth Service Bureau In grant-funded programs, we strive to meet benchmarks that define what success is for our youth, families, and programs. Is…
From the Field: Building Resiliency at LINK this Summer!

From the Field: Building Resiliency at LINK this Summer!

Jul 05, 2017
By: Nancy Pope, Youth and Young Adult Program Manager and Sammie Gorton, LINK Case Manager, Lamoille Family Center As a member of VCRHYP we assess outcomes in 4 key areas for the youth we serve: Safety Well-Being Permanent…
From the Field: Celebrate all Success, Big and Small

From the Field: Celebrate all Success, Big and Small

Aug 03, 2017
By: Christina Brown, Transitional Living Program Director, Washington County Youth Service Bureau As we all know, it is sometimes easier to get caught up in what hasn't or isn't happening or working for…
From the Field: Problem-Solving - How a Car Detailing Business is Turning Lives Around

From the Field: Problem-Solving - How a Car Detailing Business is Turning Lives Around

Sep 06, 2017
By: Alex Ellis, Supported Housing Case Manager and Beal St. George, Development and Communications Coordinator, Spectrum Youth and Family Services We’ve always struggled to help our youth find and maintain…
From the Field: Parallel Process

From the Field: Parallel Process

Dec 08, 2017
 By Chrisitine Linn, Director of Youth Development, Youth Services What is the vision of the work we do?  As youth workers and administrators, if we ask each other that question we might come up with…
From the Field: What NCSS Can Provide for Youth

From the Field: What NCSS Can Provide for Youth

Jan 29, 2018
By: Mike Nelson, Youth Care Worker, NCSS & Rae Reichert, Youth Care Worker, NCSS Northwestern Counseling and Support Services (NCSS) is the designated mental health agency for Franklin and Grand Isle…