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Update from Educare: Returning to In-Person Learning

As many of us did this past year, Educare Los Angeles at Long Beach returned to providing in-person learning last Fall. It was a big shift for those who were engaging in online learning and at home activities. While families were nervous to come back, many children...

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IT’S ABOUT T.I.M.E. Update – Part 2

The pandemic has reminded us how crucial, and fundamental relationships are for our mental, emotional, physical, and societal health. Relationships heal. A grass-roots approach to creating a “trauma-informed movement in education” has shown to be a powerful vehicle in...

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IT’S ABOUT T.I.M.E. Update – Part 1

It’s About T.I.M.E. (Trauma-Informed Movement in Education) is a training program, based on ChildTrauma Academy’s Neurosequential Model in Education, that equips educators with tools to understand and help students who are experiencing the negative impacts of trauma....

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The Guidance Center Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

For the past two years, the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community has proven that joy in the face of adversity is an act of courage. This month, it’s important to celebrate their stories to combat discrimination and prejudice. The shared experiences of...

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Sunset Sip 2022: Celebrating 75 Years of Healing & Hope

After almost three years, we finally were able to celebrate our annual Sunset Sip in person! On a beautiful spring evening on April 23rd at the Hotel Maya, more than 175 guests gathered to honor The Guidance Center and celebrate our Hope Award recipient Tim Sailor....

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Female Mental Health Trailblazers Throughout History!

March is Women’s History Month – a month to honor the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women globally. On today’s blog, we’d like to honor the brave women who have impacted the field of psychology, whose passion and dedication paved the way...

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Guidance Center Staff Celebrates Black History Month

We celebrate Black History Month to recognize the sacrifices, contributions, and achievements of African Americans to the United States and the world. During this month of national reflection, we are spotlighting some external and internal campaigns that commemorate...

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Teen Dating Violence Awareness: Red Flags To Look Out For

Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and as we embark on another year of the pandemic it may be another trying time for teens as they seek new relationships and maintain old ones. Since the pandemic began in early 2020,...

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Managing the Emotional Challenges of Another COVID Winter

As we grapple with a surge of COVID-19 cases in our third calendar year enveloped in the pandemic, you may find yourself feeling especially uneasy, drained, unmotivated, tense, exhausted, sad, or a host of other difficult emotional experiences right now. As the saying...

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Adopt-A-Family Tribute 2021

Please enjoy our Tribute Book for Adopt-A-Family 2021 A big thank you to everyone who participates in this program and makes it possible for us to help our clients in this way year after year!          

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2021 Year In Review – A Letter From Our CEO

As I prepared my thoughts for this letter, I revisited the words I wrote to you last year. In reading them, I recalled the relief I felt that 2020 was over and we were entering a more hopeful 2021. This year didn’t turn out to be the relief we anticipated, with...

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Mental Health Tips For Managing The Holidays

It’s hard to believe that we are approaching the two-year mark of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with it, a very different way of living and functioning. The pandemic hit right after the 2019 holiday season, so it wasn’t until 2020 that we got to experience just how...

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