Thompson Unveils Fresh Logo and Updated Branding
Thompson Child & Family Focus
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3w ago
CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17, 2024 New brand story presented at a special event at Charlotte FC Atrium Health Performance Park CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 17, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Thompson, a leading provider of critical early childhood, family stability, and mental health services, announced the launch of their new logo and reimagined branding vision during a celebration at Charlotte FC’s training facility and business headquarters. The long-awaited change modernizes Thompson’s brand to more accurately reflect where the organization is today, following a storied 140-year history. Will Jones, C ..read more
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Thompson Launches Enhanced Residential Treatment Center
Thompson Child & Family Focus
by thompson
3M ago
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Thompson Child & Family Focus (Thompson) recently launched its Enhanced Residential Treatment Center program that prioritizes family functioning and aftercare to prevent repeat stays for youth with significant behavioral health challenges. The program targets adolescents ages 11 to 17 in need of residential care, often the most highly traumatized youth in our communities. Comprehensive psychological assessments, person-centered planning, and evidence-based therapeutic practices will be provided to youth in treatment for an average of 60-90 days. Enhancements in ..read more
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Why Power Struggles Happen within Foster Homes and How to Address Them – An Interview with Jenn Stout
Thompson Child & Family Focus
by thompson
3M ago
Many new foster parents note that as they transition youth into their homes, a power struggle dynamic begins to occur. Why does this happen? Foster Care Program Director Jenn Stout offers her thoughts, as well as some ideas on how to address the inevitable power struggles that occur when fostering. In this short interview segment, we sit with Foster Care Program Director Jenn Stout to ask some of the most common questions and misconceptions about fostering a youth. Foster Care supports youth of all ages, placing children who may have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect into ..read more
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Avoiding Projection as a First-Time Foster Parent – An Interview with Jenn Stout
Thompson Child & Family Focus
by thompson
3M ago
What does it mean to “project” as a parent? Learn from Foster Care Program Director Jenn Stout, who explains why first-time foster parents should avoid this behavior when bringing in a youth. In this short interview segment, we sit with Foster Care Program Director Jenn Stout to ask some of the most common questions and misconceptions about fostering a youth. Foster Care supports youth of all ages, placing children who may have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect into a more positive, favorable and supportive environment. Providing these children with the healing they need w ..read more
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First High Potential Program a success
Thompson Child & Family Focus
by thompson
3M ago
Potential is a great word, suggesting energy, the promise of impact and results yet discovered.  Match potential up with opportunity and you have the genesis for a new program at Thompson. In January 2024, Thompson leaders identified eight individuals who had “High Potential” (Hi-Po) for leadership and were matched up with a mentor. Over nine weeks, participants were given opportunities that stretched their ideas of leadership in action.   We want to recognize our first group of participants who were matched up with a leader within our organization and given opportunities to partici ..read more
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Welcome Dr. Malti Mehta, MD – Medical Director
Thompson Child & Family Focus
by thompson
3M ago
Dr.Malti Mehta (a.k.a. Dr. M & M) is a board certified psychiatrist. A little bit about Dr. M & M, she was born in the small town of Dabhoi in Gujarat, India. She has led a life marked by resilience, determination, and a commitment to community service. After a series of relocations in her early years in India, she immigrated to the United States in 1974 following her marriage in 1973. Breaking stereotypes, she graduated from medical school at the young age of 21 and pursued a residency in general surgery, defying societal norms that expected women to specialize in fields like obstetr ..read more
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Vaya Health Partners with Thompson to Announce Expansion of Enhanced Residential Treatment Center
Thompson Child & Family Focus
by thompson
3M ago
Center to Begin Serving Female Youth in September ASHEVILLE, NC – In partnership with Child & Family Focus, Vaya Health announces that the Enhanced Residential Treatment Center in Matthews, NC will begin serving female adolescents this month. Until September, the treatment center focused its services on males, ages 11-17, in need of residential care and support–often due to childhood trauma. This unique Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility (PRTF) serves individuals across Vaya’s region, focusing on assessment and stabilization–with the goal of transitioning members back into their co ..read more
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Looking at Mental Health Treatment for Youth with Therapist Melvin Battle
Thompson Child & Family Focus
by thompson
3M ago
Thompson Child & Family Focus is leading the way in de-stigmatizing discussions around and treatment in mental health therapy. Thompson has highlighted the increased need for services in North Carolina, and how we provide solutions to youth. Learn about how child therapy and counseling services support youth in Charlotte, Matthews and the surrounding NC areas. In this interview, we sit with School-Based Mental Health Therapist Melvin Battle to learn more about Thompson’s approach to mental health services. The School-Based Mental Therapy program is an in-school counseling service for schoo ..read more
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The Importance of Normalizing Mental Health Treatment Discussions – An Interview with Therapy Program Supervisor Katie Robinson
Thompson Child & Family Focus
by thompson
3M ago
Thompson Child & Family Focus is leading the way in de-stigmatizing discussions around and treatment in mental health therapy. Thompson has highlighted the increased need for services in North Carolina, and how we provide solutions to youth. Learn about how child therapy and counseling services support youth in Charlotte, Matthews and the surrounding NC areas. In this interview, we sit with School-Based Mental Health Therapist Katie Robinson to learn more about Thompson’s approach to mental health services. The School-Based Mental Therapy program is an in-school counseling service for scho ..read more
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The Cause and Solution to Behavioral Problems in the Foster Home – An Interview with Jenn Stout
Thompson Child & Family Focus
by thompson
3M ago
Many prospective parents often wonder where the behavioral problems sometimes seen in foster youth stem from. See what Program Director Jenn Stout has to share in answering this question.   In this short interview segment, we sit with Foster Care Program Director Jenn Stout to ask some of the most common questions and misconceptions about fostering a youth. Foster Care supports youth of all ages, placing children who may have been removed from their homes due to abuse and neglect into a more positive, favorable and supportive environment. Providing these children with the healing they nee ..read more
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