Posts Tagged: Q&A

From Survival Skills to Coping Skills – How to develop healthy habits in case planning

Interview by Keyna Franklin

Amelia Franck Meyer is the CEO of Alia, a non-profit dedicated to transforming the child welfare system by working with system leaders and partners responsible for getting youth back home with their families.

Photo: Amelia Franck Meyer

Q: In your profession have you seen that it is harder or easier to deal with parents who have been affected by the system in childhood? How do you think it affects parents dealing with service plans … Read More

‘It’s only after basic needs are met that people feel calm enough to focus on family dynamics’ – An interview with The Center for Family Life’s Julia Jean-Francois

Interview by Keyna Franklin

Photo: Julia Jean-Francois

The Center for Family Life in Sunset Park is nationally recognized for how it builds community to strengthen families. Here, Executive Director Julia Jean-Francois explains how economic stability is the first step toward achieving family wellbeing. 

Q: A lot of parents feel like they just can’t cope and meet their basic needs. How does the Center for Family Life help with that? 

A: We organize our service system so that we start … Read More