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How The Village Helped April and Xander Improve Their Relationship
6/7/2019
April and Xander received in-home family therapy from The Village Family Service Center.
From an early age, Xander's behaviors were frustrating for his mom, April. The aggression. The anger. The family sought help and a diagnosis, but the answers they got never added up. Years passed, and they were still struggling. After April and Xander moved to West Fargo, they began receiving In-Home...
Your Questions About Adoption Answered
5/22/2019
People interested in adoption often ask about cost, what the process is like and how long they will wait
Beginning the adoption process can seem daunting for would-be parents. There are so many questions and uncertainties. Adoption social workers with The Village and Lutheran Social Services of North Dakota are a wealth of information. Here, they've answered some of the most common questions about adoption . What are the...
How to Write Your Own Personal Mission Statement
5/8/2019
Self-reflection and writing your own mission statement are keys to success
By Nancy Boyle | EAP Trainer | The Village Business Institute self-reflection \self-ri-flek-shen\ n : serious thought about one’s character, actions, and motives or that of careful consideration of one’s behavior and beliefs; also known as introspection What is my purpose? Why am I in the position I am? Is...
Even Imperial Troopers Need Good Mental Health Care
5/4/2019
Darth Vader and snowtroopers stand by The Village sign
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, a time to celebrate and raise awareness about the importance of good mental health. It's also the month of Star Wars Day, May the Fourth (be with you). We decided to have a little fun, and created this 3-minute short film. A special thank...
Village Counselors Share Advice that Clients Say Changed Their Lives
5/1/2019
Counselors offer their best advice
Sometimes in life, we hear just the right piece of advice at just the right moment. In honor of Mental Health Month, celebrated every May, therapists, counselors, and mental health practitioners from The Village Family Service Center shared their favorite tips, mantras, and bits of wisdom that clients have said...