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Bridge to the Future Scholarship Awards

News
Tanager Place is pleased to announce over $55,000 in scholarship dollars have been awarded through the Bridge to the Future program. Monies are awarded to young people who engaged in Tanager Place programs for a minimum of six months of service in the recent two years and demonstrated a desire…
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Play is the Intervention

Education
As a new clinician, I remember putting a lot of emphasis on trying to strategically prepare for each client session by either trying to preplan a structured intervention or by considering what type of therapeutic modality I might use. I did this so I would feel adequately equipped to assist…
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Mental Wellbeing is the Route to Community Wellbeing

Education, News
Written by Jennie Null, LMFT, RPT-S Every year, the month of May is celebrated as Mental Health Awareness Month. I believe a potential silver lining emerging out of the COVID -19 pandemic is the increasing attention and advocacy efforts highlighting the importance of supporting mental health wellbeing across all systems,…
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Tanager Place Raises Awareness for Mental Health Month

News
Helping young people and families achieve wellness and overcome life’s stressors, is a focus of Tanager Place every day. The month of May in particular has a special meaning for this effort since it is nationally recognized as mental health month. A month centered on reducing stigma, advocacy and inclusion.…
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Autism Acceptance

Education
For the last several decades, April has been Autism Awareness month. A time to “light it up blue” and show off the puzzle piece. This year, I encourage you to consider something else, acceptance not awareness. This April, you will find me wearing red. I will wear red for Autism…
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Helping Children Find Their Voice

Donor Story
Nan and Wayne Kocourek believe in the power of expressive arts to heal the hearts of children experiencing behavioral health challenges. The Kocoureks support Tanager Place because they believe every child with autism deserves a chance to grow up happy, healthy and with a good support system. Our unique expressive…
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