Children’s Friend and Family Services Trains Staff on Triple P-Positive Parenting Program

Children’s Friend and Family Services (Children’s Friend) has trained 40 clinicians on The Triple P – Positive Parenting Program, one of the most effective evidence-based parenting programs in the world, backed up by more than 30 years of ongoing research. Triple P gives parents simple and practical strategies to help them confidently manage their children’s behavior, prevent […] Read more »

Children’s Friend and Family Services Hosts Employee Appreciation Breakfast

Children’s Friend and Family Services hosted an Employee Appreciation Breakfast early this fall. Keynote speaker Catherine A. Sanderson, PhD, Department of Psychology at Amherst College, gave an inspirational talk about the “Science of Happiness” to a captive audience of almost 200 full and part-time employees. Sanderson received a bachelor’s degree in psychology, with a specialization […] Read more »

Children’s Friend and Family Services Lynn Site Launches Parent Café

Children’s Friend and Family Services (Children’s Friend) Lynn site will be launching a Parent Café this month. Parent Café is an opportunity for parents involved with Children’s Friend to meet other parents and partake in topic discussions about real issues happening every day.  “It’s a time to enjoy a free dinner, support one another, and […] Read more »

Hope Continues to Blossom at Children’s Friend and Family Services

A lovely Community Garden continues to blossom at the offices of Children’s Friend and Family Services on Commercial Street in Gloucester.  Thanks to the generosity of Black Earth Compost, eight mentors and twelve mentees from Children’s Friend and Family Services’ Therapeutic Mentoring Program a lovely community garden is blooming. The garden is outfitted with recycled materials. This year the […] Read more »

Healthy Relationships Girls Group Forms in Lawrence

Healthy Relationships Group has formed to help high risk girls ages eleven to seventeen. The eight week group, sponsored by Women’s Fund of Essex County and facilitated by Children’s Friend and Family Services, is a judgment free group where young girls choose topics that relate to their lives and gain support from peers and facilitators […] Read more »

Meet Our New Employees

CFFS is very excited to add new staff to our teams due to the continued growth plans in our programs throughout 2015! Please join us in extending a warm welcome to our newest employees who joined Children’s Friend in June: In Salem: Catherine Turner – Clinician Yibelis Pena – IHT/TM Hybrid In Lynn: Nichole Tyree […] Read more »