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Stephanie Eames Leads Policy Council

Stephanie Eames has been appointed liaison to the Board and member through her tenure as Policy Council President of United Children’s Services which oversees Bennington County Head Start/Early Head Start. This program provides children and their families with the building blocks necessary to succeed in learning, parenting and life. Stephanie chairs the Policy Council which oversees all aspects of the Head Start/Early Head Start program including selection of staff, development of new policies, grant budget approval and curriculum development. The Council is comprised of parents and community members. “I am pleased to have Stephanie Eames chair the United Children’s Services Policy Council,” said Lorna Mattern, Executive Director of UCS.  “She is experienced, focused, and ...[ more ]

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United Counseling Service Events

UCS Presents: Suicide The Ripple Effect

Start On: September 25, 2019

UCS Presents: Suicide The Ripple Effect Wednesday, September 25th 6:00PM - 8:00PM Performing Arts Center Arlington Memorial High School 529 E Arlington Rd, Arlington, VT This film is part of a global mission to help reduce the number of suicides and suicide attempts around the world. Through sharing stories of survival and r...

Mental Health First Aid

Start On: October 23, 2019

This course will run October 23 and 24 from 12:30pm to 4:30pm.. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course which teaches participants an action plan to assess a situation, select, and implement interventions and secure appropriate care for an individual. The program introduces participants to risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems, builds understanding of their impact, ...

UCS Presents: Downstream: The Effects of Parental Incarceration

Start On: October 25, 2019

Downstream is a one hour documentary film featuring the compelling stories of those left behind when a parent goes to prison. Vermont children and caregivers share their experiences, revealing the complex and emotional terrain they navigate. The film also includes the voices of a number of Vermont leaders and advocates whose perspectives help give larger context to the c...

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