Will you accept the 3-5-7 Challenge?

Will you accept the 3-5-7 Challenge?

Autumn, with its vivid changing of the season here in the North East, is often thought of as a time for reflection. The five conceptual questions of the 3-5-7 Model provide a perfect framework to use.  Have you stopped recently to evaluate your own path?  Who are...

Not so Happy Holidays?

  The holidays can be a difficult time for children and youth in foster care.  We must be mindful that our youth can be overcome with great sadness when they think about their loved ones who are not with them every day, and this sadness can be intensified during...
Watch Your Language!

Watch Your Language!

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact Was that an exclamation heard during your childhood?  It sure was in mine and perhaps it is time for a revival! Many years ago, there was an effort in the adoption...
Questions we must struggle with….

Questions we must struggle with….

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact How do we keep hope alive for those hurt by abuse, abandonment, rejection and neglect? How do we prevent the occurrence of secondary traumas from multiple placements, once...
Examining Loss

Examining Loss

Darla L. Henry & Associates Home About Us 3-5-7 Model Calendar GRANTS Blog Resources Contact How strange it would have been if everyone had completely ignored my losses, not recognized them, not validated them, not helped me grieve them. Perhaps that is what we do...