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Employee Spotlight

Perspectives of Trauma

September 1, 2020

Lee Sousa reflects upon how his experience working with different populations has given him a better understanding of the effects of trauma. As the Outpatient Services Manager at Alexander Youth Network, Lee Sousa gets to see the wide variety of clients accessing services within our outpatient program. Between individual, school-based, and pediatrician-based programs, our outpatient […]

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Building a Bridge for Families and Children to Heal

May 28, 2019

Alexander Youth Network Supports Children & Families With The Beth Jones Family Cottages. Alexander Youth Network encourages parents and family members to be committed and involved throughout the treatment process of their children while in our programs. We believe that in order to promote healing, our kids need the support of their entire family.  We […]

Finding Calm On Their Own Time – In Their Own Space

May 2, 2019

Alexander Youth Network implements calming rooms to give children the opportunity to identify how they can best self-regulate under stress. Many of the children that are seeking treatment at Alexander Youth Network struggle to manage their mental and behavioral health challenges in social settings. They may act out, show signs of aggression, and find it […]

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The Love of Music – Providing Self-Expression to Children at Alexander Youth Network

March 11, 2019

One staff member’s love of music has provided coping to the children of Alexander Youth Network. “I play music in my classroom most of the day. They even ask me to play jazz for them now.” – Dorian Jones, Certified Drumming Therapist. Dorian Jones started at Alexander working third shift on the weekends. After 10 […]

5 Arguments for Virtual Case Management at Alexander Youth Network

February 7, 2019

Alexander Youth Network Manages Behavioral Health Services – Before, During, and After Treatment. Alexander Youth Network is unique in that it offers an integrated behavioral service model for children and families. Through our model, we are able to provide children and their families a variety of services without having to transfer them or their families […]

Healing Children While Helping Dogs

January 30, 2019

How Alexander’s Bark and Heal program is innovating pet therapy to heal children affected by trauma “The youth, in general, have had a natural instinct to want to care for the dogs. They have experienced an empathic response, unlike that with their peers.” – Lori Douglas, Program Director of the Bark and Heal program at […]

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