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Child care providers preparing for new standards

In 2020, all Ohio child care providers will have to meet new quality guidelines. WCPO reports on how they are getting ready.  The post Child care providers preparing for new standards appeared first on Hamilton County Job & Family Services. View Original Source (HCJFS.org) Here.

3 Ways to Make Better Decisions

Some of my clients will say to me: “why do I always end up drinking more than I wanted? I just don’t know.” “I wish I could change how I talk to my partner. We always seem to end up fighting. I just don’t know what to do. I can’t

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger December 1, 2018

A huge thank you to our community

 While my wonderful Thanksgiving with family reminded me of the many things I have in my personal life to be thankful for, I also thought about the many work-related reasons to say thanks. I am very thankful the voters of Hamilton County have enough faith in this agency to pass

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS November 30, 2018

Support foster kids through the FAMILY Fund

On this Giving Tuesday, HCJFS has a way to help foster children make college visits, provide toiletries or toys to abused children and aid low-income families with needs beyond job assistance, food and medical care. Hamilton County Job and Family Services now has a way to help foster children make

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS November 27, 2018

JFS Planning Committee meets Friday

Hamilton County’s Job and Family Services Planning Committee will hold its next scheduled meeting at 10 a.m. on Nov. 30, at 222 E. Central Parkway, Room 6SE701. The meeting of community stakeholders is open to the public. The post JFS Planning Committee meets Friday appeared first on Hamilton County Job & Family Services.

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS November 26, 2018

SafeCare helps parents keep their kids safe and healthy

SafeCare is a great program that helps parents of young children who are at risk for child abuse or neglect or have been reported for it. The Hamilton County SafeCare Collaborative is a partnership of Job and Family Services, Every Child Succeeds and the YWCA of Greater Cincinnati. The program

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS November 26, 2018

12 Ideas to Support Weight Loss

12 Weight Loss Mantras 1)     Your body will resist permanent weight loss 2)     Biology is not destiny 3)     Consistency and commitment are the keys to weight loss 4)     There are three stages of success: Honeymoon Frustration Acceptance 5)     Your hunger can be kept quite on very little fat 6)     If

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger November 25, 2018

10 Ways to Manage Anger and Anxiety

When your anger is triggered, try the following anger interventions: 1: “Ride It Out.” This is not the same as “ignoring.” You are consciously choosing to give his argument all the attention it so richly deserves, namely none. You just appear to be paying attention. Nodding your head would be a

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger November 25, 2018

Coping with a Critical Family

Therapist: “You say you want a relationship with your mother. Well, you’ve got one, but it’s destructive. You cannot begin a constructive relationship with her until you put an end to this negative one. It sounds like you are feeling helpless and discouraged. I’m willing to guess she expects you

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Shared by Aaron Karmin, LCPC, Contributing Blogger November 22, 2018

HCJFS employee just wants to cross the street safely

HCJFS employee Neil Kelly has been hit by three cars in 10 months. He’d prefer not to be.  On October 21, 2017, Neil Kelly posted this picture of himself on Facebook, detailing the crash and his injuries. “I write this not to get sympathy,” he wrote, “but as a warning.

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Shared by Moira Weir, Director of HCJFS November 21, 2018

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