The Power of Empathy to Co-Parent

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The following is a guest blog from Cortland Jones, one the parent educators at NFRC’s monthly co-parenting seminars. “When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.”  – Jimi Hendrix The power of love overcoming the love of power came to mind during a memorable conversation with a parent, inquiring how to best cope with a power struggle with the child’s other parent. The question included genuine disbelief, because no apparent conflict had been previously e...

3 Tips on Overcoming Relationship Challenges

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My name is Simone and I am a senior at Centennial High School. The National Family Resiliency Center (NFRC) has been a part of my life for over six years. I was a client after my mom and stepfather separated in 2008; later, I became a peer counselor. A peer counselor is an individual, who has had previous experience with a family transition, such as divorce or separation, and, with the help of counseling, has been able to work through many of the associated challenges. Peer counselors contribute to group sessions b...

2nd Annual Maryland Day Social at White Oak Tavern

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We want to thank our advocates and local attorneys–particularly the Howard County Bar Association, for the enormous amount of support we receive. Please join us at the 2nd Annual Maryland Day Social, an event sponsored by the Bar Foundation of Howard County, providing an opportunity to meet new District Court Judge Lisa Broten, learn more about the Foundation, their interaction with other Howard County lawyers, and meet the new Howard County Bar Foundation fellows. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Nat...

Family Transitions: Issues, Solutions and Policies Conference

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National Family Resiliency Center – In The News | Via The Maryland Social Worker On Oct. 23, 2015, the National Family Resiliency Center, Inc. (NFRC) co- sponsored a conference, Family Transitions: Issues, Solutions and Policies with the University of Baltimore School of Law, and Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Children, Families, and the Courts. The purpose of the conference was to address recent recommendations of the Maryland Commission for Child Custody, identify pressing issues facing children and pa...

NFRC’s Dine Out Fundraiser at Tino’s Italian Bistro

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Come out to Tino’s Italian Bistro in Columbia on Monday, March 1, 2016 to help support NFRC, the National Family Resiliency Center. Tino’s will donate 10% of all sales from lunch, dinner, drinks, and wine sales, (dine-in, carry-out, AND delivery) to NFRC. NFRC provides counseling and educational programs to help children and adults cope, heal and navigate thoruhg divorce and other family transitions. Funds raised will go towards our sliding-scale counseling services. No coupon or flyer is required! Check ou...