2019 QIC: that’s a Wrap! by John Robertson

Speaking for Team Pablo, housed here at Florida Network headquarters on Pablo Ave. in Tallahassee, (and Pablo South, our Early Intervention Specialist down in Brevard County) we train like prize fighters for these meetings. To be successful, the rising stars and seasoned veterans at the front line of our work will challenge and examine at…

Musing – Evidence-Based People by John Robertson

As the fight for public dollars intensifies, and the ideological divide fractures further, the only way to function effectively in the human services field is to support and defend preferred methodologies through objective research and constant evaluation. These important safeguards prevent the infection of services by harmful at worse, or ineffective at best, practice models…

Success Stories from Lutheran Services Florida NW

*Note: Names and locations have been changed or removed for confidentiality purposes. Nick was referred by the Juvenile Diversion Alternative Program (JDAP) for ungovernable behavior, truancy, help with DJJ sanctions, and family counseling. It was discovered that Nick was diagnosed with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), but did not take his medication on a regular basis because…

Musing: A Long Day in God’s Country

October 10, 2018– 1:42 p.m.: Hurricane Michael makes landfall in the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday afternoon, just northwest of Mexico Beach, FL, coming ashore not far from Panama City as “an extremely dangerous” Category 4 storm, according to the National Hurricane Center. Two hours before the storm made official landfall, the outer bands had already…

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