This is a picture we received from a family, a Single dad just trying to make it and we were able to turn his electric bank on!! The whole family came in and presented the Energy Department with this great thank you picture. It is being proudly displayed in the Energy Office. Great job Energy Staff!!!
WHAT IS THE BUILDING RESILIENCE PROJECT?
An evidence-based five year project that will assist teachers and parents to better manage the stress associated with caring for children who have emotional & behavior problems and to help children better self-regulate their behaviors. Download the Brochure below for full details.
The project will be implemented under the direction of Dr. Nirbhay Singh and his team of experts—Dr. Monica Jackman and Carrie L. McPherson in collaboration with JFCAC Head Start.
Dr. Nirbhay N. Singh is a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta, GA and CEO of MacTavish Behavioral Health, in Raleigh, NC. Prior to his current appointments, he was a Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics and Psychology at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine and Director of the Commonwealth Institute for Child and Family Studies, Richmond, Virginia. He has worked with families and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, early intervention, homeless families, the elderly, and people with Alzheimer’s disease, post-coma, dementia, amyotropic lateral sclerosis and multiple sclerosis.
Nirbhay has practiced, researched and taught meditation practices, and is the developer of Meditation on the Soles of the Feet procedure for anger management and Mindfulness-Based Positive Behavior Support for parents, teachers and staff. He has implemented social emotional learning programs with infants, children and adolescents in preschool, school and community settings.
Dr. Monica Jackman is an occupational therapist and mother of four. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Health Science degree from the University of Florida and a Doctorate in Occupational Therapy from Chatham University. She has served as a multidisciplinary therapy services consultant to state hospitals in California, Louisiana, and Kentucky, where she has provided clinical training, mentoring, compliance monitoring and auditing services. Monica has authored book chapters on mindful engagement and the mindful engagement support model, research papers, and has developed and implemented mindfulness-based training programs and curricula for caregivers, preschoolers, and school-aged children. She currently works in a charter school setting, and also provides in-home therapy for children aged birth to three.
Carrie L. McPherson is a speech-language pathologist and holds a Master of Science degree from Western Kentucky University, and is currently enrolled in the Doctor of Health Science program at Nova Southeastern University following the PhD track. She holds a Certificate of Clinical Competency in Speech-Language Pathology. Carrie has served as a therapy consultant in the state of Arizona and currently provides SLP services in Kentucky. She has provided clinical training and assisted in the development and implementation of mindfulness-based practices to promote wellness and quality of life through habilitation and rehabilitation services. Carrie is the mother of two young children, ages four and five. Both she and her children practice meditation and have experienced life changing effects.
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The Franklin County Public Housing Agency will hold a Public Hearing on June 10, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at the office of the Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation (JFCAC), #2 Merchant Dr., Hillsboro, Mo. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to invite public comments from interested persons on the proposed Five Year and Annual Plan for Fiscal Year October 1, 2016 –September 30, 2017 to be submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program which is administered by JFCAC in Franklin and Jefferson Counties.
The Annual Plan is a requirement of the federal Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act. A copy of the plan is available for review from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at the JFCAC Housing office, #2 Merchant Dr., Hillsboro, MO. and is posted on the JFCAC website at www.jfcac.org. JFCAC is an Equal Opportunity Housing provider. All questions should be directed to Janna Bittle firstname.lastname@example.org