Monthly Archives: May 2009

I just have to share this wonderful expe…

I just have to share this wonderful experience. The Grief and Loss Group at The Family Foundation School is group sought out by students – and unfortunately, we have many students who have experienced losses (death of a parent, friends … Continue reading

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Just a quick post about the successful w…

Just a quick post about the successful work of our faithful four legged friends who successfully cheered up a middle schooler today, at The Family Foundation School. In our group today, as we talked about the struggles of the day, … Continue reading

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Two boy scouts successfully pass the eag…

Two boy scouts successfully pass the eagle scout board of review at The Family Foundation School. Both passed with flying colors! The two scouts, Victor C. and Sean M. join Andrew A. as The Family Foundation School’s newest Eagle Scouts … Continue reading

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Young Men, Car Engines and Tolerance

This is a neat story by Mike Argiros.  Young Men, Car Engines and Tolerance For those of you who do not know, Mike is the president of The Family Foundation School, a therapeutic boarding school for at-risk youth. Mike is … Continue reading

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Bi-Polar Disorder & Suicide Risk

I read an informative article that is important for those working with at-risk youth .  The Journal of Affective Disorders(2008, 109, 57-63), in an article titled “Family history of suicidal behavior and early traumatic experiences: Additive effect on suicidality and … Continue reading

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Education consultant Tom Croke of Family…

Educational consultant Tom Croke of Family Light, which is a consulting firm specializing in working with families with a young person with behavioral, emotional or psychological difficulties has let me know his website.  Tom has unique and specialized experience as … Continue reading

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After a wonderful Passover Seder celebra…

After a wonderful Passover Seder celebrated in April, The Family Foundation School, a therapeutic boarding school,  had the privilage of celebrating the confirmation of about 15 students today. On a majestic sunny spring day, proud parents with cameras clicking, celebrated … Continue reading

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The Family Middle School – I love workin…

The Family Middle School – I love working with these kids! Once again, we ventured into the woods to explore, build a fort, find salamanders and even found a chia pet in its natural habitat. Henry, as our hairy pet … Continue reading

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Ever have one of those moments? I walked…

Ever have one of those moments? I walked out to watch The Family Foundation School girl’s softball game and came upon a student interacting with one of the coach’s children. I know this student very well – his history, his … Continue reading

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Jewish Services at The Family Foundation…

Jewish Services at The Family Foundation School, a therapeutic school for at-risk teens. Approximately fifteen percent of the students at The Family Foundation School are Jewish, and as with all students, we make every effort to strengthen and deepen their … Continue reading

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