Find the ‘Why’ of Troubling Behavior

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by Courtney Dunn, MSW Youth Advocate & Therapist Psychological trauma – words that no one likes to hear, especially when these words coincide with some of our community’s most vulnerable, children and teenagers. There is no doubt that psychological trauma is hard topic of discussion, but it is an important one because it drastically affects […]

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YouthZone: 2008-2011

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In the four year period covering 2008-2011, we saw great loss – mostly in terms of financial net worth!  In 2008, the sub-prime mortgage crises rocked the economy and continued to do so throughout 2009, leading to the collapse of several major financial institutions.  History was made in November of 2008 when the U.S. elected […]

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YouthZone: 2004-2007

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The “Curse of the Bambino” is lifted as the Boston Red Sox win the World Series in 2004 for the first time since 1918.  In 2005, a new website called YouTube is launched and achieves such quick success that Google purchased the site in 2006 for $1.65 billion in Google Stock.  Pluto didn’t have such […]

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YouthZone: 2000-2003

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YouthZone: 2000-2003 As the nation breathed a sigh of relief that all of our computers were still functional in 2000, we had no idea what the next few years would have in store for us. As President Clinton left office, his wife, Hillary, was elected to the Senate, launching her own political career that would […]

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