In recognition of World Suicide Prevention Day, the Delaware Children’s Department is raising awareness of suicide warning signs and helpful resources, especially during this unprecedented global pandemic. #WorldSuicidePreventionDay, #WSPD, #bethelight, #WSPD2021
Local nonprofit awarded $25,000 to expand their Outpatient/Therapeutic Support for Families program.
DGS has been awarded a $25,000 grant from #ProjectInnovation @NBCUFoundation.
May 2021 is the third annual Trauma Awareness Month in Delaware. This year includes a series of webinars, the Compassionate Champion Awards, a State Agency Summit and more events and opportunities to recognize the work taking place across the state.
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.
“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.