Helping Military Families with Past, Current and Future Deployments
Family Service of Rhode Island senior vice president Susan Erstling, LICSW, Ph.D. will provide her expertise on military family trauma in an upcoming presentation focusing on the children and adolescents of service personnel.
Dr. Erstling heads an evidence-based Family Service of Rhode Island trauma program caring for Rhode Island military families with past, current or upcoming deployments. The program, funded by a $1.6 million federal grant, also trains staff from government and non-profits on trauma-informed care.
Dr. Erstling will be part of a faculty discussing adapting Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for military children and adolescents on March 13 at Butler Hospital's Ray Conference Center.
Looking for Volunteers for The Walking School Bus
Are you available to help young children get to school on-time and be ready to learn? Become a Walking School Bus volunteer!
Ideal for college students! You must be at least 18 years old and able to walk a mile. For more information, please contact Angelina at 401-331-1350 ext. 3457.
Click on the image below to view a Hummel Spotlight video about The Walking School Bus. Click here to visit the new Walking School Bus page on Facebook.
Help Our Mount Pleasant Academy Program!
Going to the supermarket can be an easy way to support Mount Pleasant Academy!
After your Stop & Shop card is registered, each shopping trip at any Stop & Shop earns cash for our school! Each month, the amount of cash awarded will be updated on the Stop & Shop website. You can track the amount of points you earn for our school by checking your grocery receipt and Mount Pleasant Academy’s total earnings online at www.stopandshop.com/aplus using code number 10892. Our school will receive a check at the end of the program. The money can be used for any of our school’s educational needs.
It’s a very simple process:
--Go to www.stopandshop.com/aplus
--Register your card with your last name and card number
--Choose Mount Pleasant Academy's account with code 10892
If you are already enrolled under another school’s account, that is O.K.! You can support up to two schools using your card. If you registered last year, your card must be registered again.
ose Mount Pleasant Academy’s account with code 10892.
Do you need help registering? Contact Julie Casimiro at 519-2289, firstname.lastname@example.org. She can register for you with the last name on the account and the corresponding Stop & Shop card number.
Please spread the word to family and friends!
Family Service of RI, Inc.
55 Hope Street, P.O. Box 6688, Providence, RI 02940-6688
Administrative Offices: 134 Thurbers Avenue, Providence, RI 02905
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A Family Service of RI Division
A Family Service of RI Affiliate