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An Interview with Michelle Watters, Director of Spiritual and Health Integration

August 28, 2014

My focus is to provide spiritual opportunities for clients and staff in an effort to incorporate spirituality as a component of healing. I like to incorporate body-mind-spirit wellness for in the lives of staff and clients.

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Adoption, Technology and Social Media

August 20, 2014

In a recent study, it was determined that 31% of teens search for health information online that they are fearful of talking to others about.

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Did You Know Hillcrest Has a Boarding School?

August 10, 2014

Not everyone does. The Anna B. Lawther Academy serves youth who are struggling in school, coping with life, having disciplinary and behavioral problems, need counseling and some special attention that can’t be found in more traditional schools.

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Software Tools Help Students, Teachers and Parents

August 5, 2014

At Hillcrest’s Anna B. Lawther Academy, which serves both day students and boarding school students, software and technology is extremely important in the education and communication process.

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Questions to Ask Yourself Before Considering Adoption

August 2, 2014

At Hillcrest Family Services, our Iowa-based adoption specialists are frequently asked how you know if it’s right or not to place a child for adoption. There’s no ifs, ands or buts about it – it’s a tough decision, but ask yourself some of these questions; then you might know whether it’s the right decision or not.

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