The FAMCare Blog

Gun Control vs. Mental Health

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 27, 2015 3:52:00 PM

The social worker friends I talked to agreed that we don’t need any more laws. We need to educate society very quickly on the danger signs of “troubled” adolescent men who have not yet been diagnosed with mental illness. Only parents, not politicians, can solve this modern societal problem. 

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Topics: Social Services Industry News

One Child at a Time

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 13, 2015 4:04:00 PM

 

Now, at 67 years old, Christine Scarpati is retiring, but she feels defeated. “We face the same problems after 34 years: too many kids in foster care, not enough foster families, not enough prevention programs or services for parents who want to get their kids back.” 

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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Child Welfare, Foster Care, Adoption

The Effects of Trauma on a Student

Posted by George Ritacco on Oct 8, 2015 4:10:00 PM
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Topics: Social Services Industry News, Child Welfare