The Personal Benefits of Teen Volunteering: Develops an increased sense of social responsibility—a global view of society and a heart for "giving back" and helping others. Exposes teens to diversity and multiculturalism. Provides an opportunity to apply academic learning to real human needs. Builds relationships and "social connectedness" with peers, adults, and activists sharing a cause. Improves communication and critical thinking skills. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE
Carrying out a successful plan for reunification can take months to years. If you are the reuniting parent you must be honest with yourself about your ability to keep up the effort it will require. It is critical that the reuniting parent provide consistency and predictability with visits. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE.