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TR Employee Spotlight

Serving The Gaps As A Youth Advocate

June 29, 2020

Akeliah Stewart has dedicated her career to lifting the voices of children and young adults throughout the Carolinas. For the past nine years, Akeliah, has been a member of the Alexander team through our affiliate The Relatives. The Relatives is a crisis and resource center for homeless and struggling youth throughout the greater Charlotte Mecklenburg […]

Alexander Public Statement

A Letter From The CEO

June 23, 2020

“Alexander Youth Network and its affiliates stand against systemic bias, racism, and unequal treatment. As an organization deeply committed to diversity and inclusion, we stand against the legacy of systemic bias, racism, and unequal treatment that continues to plague our communities.” The events of the past two weeks have created a need for self-expression, empathy, understanding, […]

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Therapeutic Foster Care FAQs Part 2

May 20, 2020

Alexander Youth Network will help you make a difference in a child’s life. Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) at Alexander Youth Network provides children with an opportunity to find stability in a home-like environment while transitioning through treatments for mental and behavioral health challenges. TFC parents are mentors, support systems, and they help make a positive […]

Frequently Asked Questions

Therapeutic Foster Care FAQs Part 1

May 20, 2020

Interested in being a Therapeutic Foster parent at Alexander Youth Network? At Alexander, we provide our Therapeutic Foster parents with tools to succeed including extensive training, treatment coaches for 24/7 support, and respite care when needed. Our therapeutic foster care recruiters are able to schedule individual meetings and training classes to help you through the […]

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Therapeutic Foster Care By The Numbers

May 20, 2020

At Alexander Youth Network we serve over 200 children and families each year through our Therapeutic Foster Care program. The Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) program is uniquely designed to provide mental and behavioral health support to children in a safe and secure temporary home-like environment.  Therapeutic foster parents are a stabilizing liaison between biological parents/guardians […]

Becoming A Mentor – Becoming A Therapeutic Foster Parent

May 20, 2020

How to become a Therapeutic Foster Parent at Alexander Youth Network, starting with the application process. At Alexander Youth Network, our Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) team is committed to supporting parents through each step of the application process. Our recruiters and treatment coaches work one-on-one with prospective and current parents, children, and families to provide […]

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Meet Our Therapeutic Foster Care Team

May 20, 2020

Our Therapeutic Foster Care (TFC) Team works one-on-one with our Therapeutic Foster Parents to provide compassion, care, and community to children at Alexander Youth Network. At Alexander Youth Network, our Therapeutic Foster Care team is dedicated to preparing our foster parents with the necessary training and support for each TFC placement. Consisting of recruiters, trainers/coaches, […]

Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Beth Altmix

May 19, 2020

As one of our licensed therapists for the Charlotte Residential Treatment program, Beth Altmix has long days but is motivated by her inspiration for working with kids and finding joy in what she does. Read about why she is a part of Alexander Youth Network and what advice she has for younger therapists. What is […]

Alexander News

Building A Community – Building Resilience

May 6, 2020

Over the past few weeks, the mindset of the world has changed. Uncertainty has become a word used to describe almost every facet of life. Yet, during this time we cannot forget about those who are most vulnerable to unpredictable change. The biggest risks are for the kids at Alexander Youth Network, who may have […]

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Employee Spotlight: LaFondras Peterson

May 6, 2020

From direct care to policies and procedures, LaFondras shares her most positive moments during her 15 years at Alexander Youth Network. Over the past few weeks, LaFondras Peterson has been leading Alexander Youth Network’s fight against coronavirus. As one of the leaders of the Infection Control Task Force, she has been working around the clock […]

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