Family Safety


Violence in the American Workplace

April 20, 2007

By Lynn Hagan, PsyD, CTRL, LCSW Introduction Type IV: Personal Relationship Violence Economics of Workplace...

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Helping Children Cope With Traumatic Events

August 1, 2006

By Lynn Hagan, PsyD, CTRL, LCSW Introduction Helping Your Child Introduction By now, many children have witnessed, over...

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Family Safety Tip Sheet – Coping With Terrorism

July 31, 2006

By Lynn Hagan, PsyD, CTRS, LCSW   NOTE: Lynn Hagan is a social worker who lived and worked in Kuwait for five years. As part of her...

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Are You a Grandparent or Other Relative With a Child in Protective Services Custody?

July 11, 2006

By Lauri L. Devine, MSW Introduction Family Group Decision Making  / Family Group Conferencing/ Family Unity Model The Family...

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“Thank You for Saving My Daughter’s Life”

February 23, 2006

By Jennifer B. Varela, MSW, LMSW   Note:  Names and details have been changed for confidentiality.  The events took place in Houston,...

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Hurricane Katrina

January 24, 2006

By Sherilda T. Lyons, MSW, CMSW  NOTE:  This article is dedicated to the victims of Hurricane Katrina. Introduction Hurricane Katrina...

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Teens and Rape

July 17, 2005

By Allison L. Cassidy, MSW, LCSW, and Richard S. Kingsley, MD Introduction What Should I Do? It's Not Your Fault Seek...

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Parent-Youth Safe Driving Contract

July 9, 2005

By Gary Direnfeld, MSW, RSW Introduction Teen drivers have the highest crash risk of any age group.  Per mile traveled, they have the highest...

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Family Safety Resources

June 28, 2005

The American Red Cross Since its founding in 1881 by visionary leader Clara Barton, the American Red Cross has been the nation's premier emergency...

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Child Protection Social Workers

June 24, 2005

By Megan Malugani, Monster Contributing Writer   The workday can be both heartbreaking and heartwarming for social workers who investigate and...

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