Stories From the Field

Hope

Its 7:30 a.m. and I have about 15 minutes to get out the door or I am going to be late for my morning meeting. This used to be an easy task but now with…

Operation Safe Kids

Michelle is an Operation Safe Kids (OSK) cCourt participant. She was almost 18 years of age when she come into the program and had been adjudicated on charges of robbery with a deadly weapon, robbery,…

Arm Floats

Recently I was talking with a community group about injury prevention and ways they could incorporate lessons and safe behaviors in their mentoring relationships with children.

Healing from Trauma

While participating in a trauma training workshop on January 19, 2012 to learn how to enhance skills on how to work with people in the aftermath of violence and to learn self-care as a provider,…

Hoarding

My name is Christine Connolly and I am the Director of Health and Human Services for the Town of Arlington, MA. I have been with the department for over twelve years and have a background…