DGS is a 2020 Delaware Compassionate Champion award recipient! We are so proud to be recognized for our dedication and determination to serve children, youth, and families using a trauma-informed approach.
Through this initiative, families can call Delaware 211 and press 4 to get connected to resources to help them better support the educational development of their children.
A new initiative by the Department of Education (Project THRIVE) to provide support for children who have been traumatized. Support provided through licensed therapists in the community, experienced in trauma informed practice, at no charge to families.
The mental health crisis is defined by the family, noted Malia Boone, youth crisis services program manager for Mobile Response and Stabilization Services — especially when dealing with the emotional stress placed upon them now.
The Call Center Counselor/Dispatcher position provides 24/7 onsite coverage for the Delaware Children and Youth Behavioral Health Crisis Hotline.
Assess and counsel individuals in crisis regarding psychological and emotional problems (such as out of control behavior, suicidal/homicidal ideation and/or family problems) while maintaining safety and implementing therapeutic treatment plans in a community based setting.
“Wylie’s Wishes – Andy’s Story” is the first in a series of books addressing trauma and the child’s journey through treatment.
State representatives make special visit to Frederick Douglass Elementary to introduce House Bill 100.
When meltdowns, testing limits, throwing things, hitting, and shoving begin to make life impossible, it’s time for an intervention.
The main goals are to teach coping mechanisms and reduce stress.
DGS received a grant from the Gannett Foundation. Funds to be used to provide incentives, rewards, and enrichment activities for the disadvantaged children in our care.
Friendships are an important part of life and a must-have for protecting our mental health. They boost happiness, reduce stress, improve self-confidence and self-worth, and help us cope with traumas.