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Employee Spotlight

Multiple Careers Paths With One Common Thread – Making An Impact

September 14, 2020

Jessie Britt shares his outlook on life, his career, and his community throughout his 20-year career working in children’s mental and behavioral health. Originally from Gates County, North Carolina, Jessie Britt has lived a life that not many have imagined in a rural farm town. He has played in the NFL, worked on the streets […]

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Creating A Village And Building Trust

September 2, 2020

Why Michelle Nichols Chose Therapeutic Foster Care. Michelle Nichols always had the mindset of helping others, either as a doctor, or teacher, or social worker. She knew she wanted to be in the community doing her best to improve the lives of others. When learning about the intersection of social justice and mental health in […]

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A Family Mission to Serve

September 1, 2020

Executive Director, Ashley Sparks, didn’t think she would wind up working in mental health like her parents but after years working in development, she found herself drawn to the field of social services. From a young age, Ashley Sparks was drawn to music and the arts with the dream of being a teacher. Most of […]

Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight: Janice Buxton

August 3, 2020

Janice Buxton is a proud member of our team at Alexander Youth Network serving the Guilford County area and acting as a liaison for future therapeutic foster parents.  For the past 11 years, Janice has been working in the field of mental health. Her roles have varied from Community Support Associate to Director of Consumer Services but through it, all her […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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Heroes’ Corner: Alexander Children’s Foundation Spotlight

May 5, 2020

Navigating Transitions With The Help Of Others Alexander Youth Network features our countless community members who have supported our kids over the past few weeks of uncertainty. Alexander Youth Network wants to say thank you! Over the past few weeks, we have been amazed by the continued support of our volunteers and donors, in helping […]

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