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Under the supervision of the Call Center Supervisor, the Call Center Clinician and Case Manager will take calls into the crisis call center for youth and families in crisis regarding psychological and emotional problems (such as out of control behavior, suicidal/homicidal ideation and/or family problems) while maintaining safety, obtaining all necessary triage information, and then dispatching a clinician. The Call Center Clinician and Case Manager will also assist in the daily case management duties for each county.
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.
Be sure to watch Tyler Perry and his special on the COVID-19 vaccine. The televised educational special originally aired January 28 on BET.
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.