Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact Friday the 13th is often thought of as an unlucky day.  Having a fear of Friday the 13th also has a special name-asparaskevidekatriaphobia (say that three times fast)! ...
Summer Reunions

Summer Reunions

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact Summertime often brings with it picnics, bar-b-ques and other get-togethers where we re-connect with family and friends.  We look forward to gathering together to tell and...
Transitional Seasons

Transitional Seasons

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact September has always been a welcomed time of transition for me – with the change from the summer schedule to the school schedule and the changes in nature, I find...
FEARS!

FEARS!

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact BOO!   (Did I scare you?)     In Chapter two of my book, The 3-5-7 MODEL A Practice Approach to Permanency: Stories of Hope and Healing for Children, Youth and Families,...
No Santa Magic?

No Santa Magic?

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact In response to one of my more recent trainings, I received the following comment: “I thought the workshop was great.  I am still struggling with knowing that there...
Who Am I???

Who Am I???

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact Because children in care have lived in a variety of home environments with various caregivers, the question “Who am I?” is more difficult to answer. The loss...
Terminating Love?

Terminating Love?

Termination of parental rights (TPR) does not terminate love. One of the feelings that we sometimes overlook in our work in child welfare is this love. In our best intentions to keep children safe, to protect them from threatening, hostile situations, we have not...
Resilient Qualities

Resilient Qualities

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact The emergence of spring after a long winter can evoke many thoughts and feelings.  Some are urged to do spring cleaning, others to work the soil but the coming of Spring...
To share or not to share…

To share or not to share…

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact We have a responsibility to protect the information that our youth and families share with us. Documentation practices that respect privacy are preferred, such as avoiding...
Grief is not a Cognitive Process

Grief is not a Cognitive Process

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact  I am often asked:  What is the role of the system in supporting the grief of our children, youth and families?  In the frame work of the 3-5-7 Model©, it is the role of...