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Adoption show to air on CitiCable

Look who’s on TV: Our kids waiting for families We’re always looking for more ways to talk up adoption and to showcase the wonderful kids we have waiting for their permanent families. So we were thrilled when CitiCable, the city of Cincinnati’s government access channel, agreed to do a show

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS September 20, 2018

Have you read HCJFS Update this month?

Our monthly newsletter, HCJFS Update, is out for September. Read the update to find out what’s new at HCJFS.  View Original Source (HCJFS.org) Here.

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Our Contact page has information you need to get in touch with the right people at HCJFS.  View Original Source (HCJFS.org) Here.

Vital Lessons to Start Teaching Your Kids Really Young—and How to Do It

As parents, there are lots of skills we need and want to teach our kids. Most of us focus on the basics, such as teaching our kids how to feed and dress themselves, how to tie their shoes, how to count, and read and write. After all, these are foundational

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Shared by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S., Contributing Blogger September 12, 2018

Powerful words about last week’s shooting

One of our employees, Tariq Holimon, a child support technician, put his feelings about last week’s Fifth Third Bank shooting on Fountain Square into this powerful spoken-word piece. He titled it Pain: “Something we as a people experience, one thing that can’t divide us. Can’t be discriminated towards, or be used against

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS September 12, 2018

Partner Spotlight: City Gospel Mission

Strategies to End Homelessness is proud to have City Gospel Mission as a partner in ending homelessness in Greater Cincinnati. The Mission and vision of City Gospel Mission Founded by James N. Gamble of Procter & Gamble in 1924, City Gospel Mission helps the homeless and hurting break the cycle

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Shared by Kevin Finn, President & CEO, Strategies to End Homelessness September 11, 2018

HCJFS featured in video for Ohio Benefits award

A production team was in our building this week to prepare a video about Ohio Benefits’ efforts to improve the delivery of human services in Ohio.  The efforts have earned a 2018 Recognition Award for Excellence from the Information Technology Solutions Management for Human Services (ISM), a section of the

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS September 11, 2018

Managing Anger at Work: Expression and Inquiry

When we understand our anger, we understand ourselves. When something happens in the present that reminds us of feelings from the past, our emotions become exaggerated and we get angrier then the reality of the current situation requires. Our anger from the past compounds the feelings in the present and

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger September 9, 2018

How to Best Support a Loved One with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder is a difficult illness. For Arden Tucker, an episode of depression can be especially debilitating. Like many who experience bipolar disorder, Tucker fears she won’t recapture the essence of who she really is, the person she was before the depression began. “My bipolar depression can feel insidious,” she

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Shared by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S., Contributing Blogger September 8, 2018

Steps to Form a Romantic Connection

Having a connection is like cooking a meal. All the parts combine to create something new and distinct. No different then all the flavors that make meal, all the traits two people share, combine to build a connection. For example, even  if you don’t like eggs, you may enjoy cake.

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger September 8, 2018

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