March Life Skill: Accountability

This month at HALO, we focus on the life skill “Accountability”. You may ask why this is important. Well, here’s a fact: We are all accountable to someone. But what does this mean? What is accountability and who are we accountable to? We wanted to know more and invited Dionne King, Manager of Diversity at Lathrop & Gage to help …

February Life Skill of the Month – Self Discipline

Road to Rio: Vera Schmitz from Megan Cody on Vimeo.   Elite US pole vaulter, 2012 Olympic Trials competitor and 3 time NCAA All-American, Vera (Neuenswander) Schmitz kicked off the monthly HALO staff meeting by sharing her ideas on “Self Discipline”. Vera gave insides in her life as a professional athlete and told us how a positive mindset is essential for her in order …

July Life Skill of the Month “Respect”

July is the month of “Respect” here at HALO! We practice respecting others as well as ourselves in many ways throughout the month. We kicked off our monthly staff meeting with a presentation on trauma by our HALO Center Facilitator Aubony Chalfant. The team learned about the different ways trauma can affect the brain and how those impact behavior. Receiving this training was …