Meet the Staff!
Happy Fall! This year during our Fall Festival, our staff dressed up as superheroes. (In case you missed our theme, it's "There is a Superhero Inside All of Us"!) The staff and kids had a BLAST painting pumpkins, trick-or-treating, and decorating our doors! Without further ado, meet the staff of GLAD House! From left to right: Crys Alexander: Program Director Derek Stegner: Outreach Therapist Todd Ryan: Director of Operations Inga Baublyte: Champs Program Assistant Michelle C
Emotional vs. Behavioral Outbursts
Knowing the difference between an emotional and behavioral outburst is one of the therapeutic skills that all GLAD House staff are trained in. As a caregiver or a provider, the skill enables us to have a dynamic response that suits the child's needs. It is important to know the difference between emotional and behavioral outbursts because there are different ways to respond. If you choose the wrong response, your child’s outburst or tantrum may get worse and last longer. It i