Entries for the 'Mentoring' Category
By: Marcia Warmkessel
This time of year can be challenging, especially if your town population sees a dramatic decrease when students leave for summer vacation. Our local college town headcount increases and decreases by nearly 10,000 citizens each August and May respectively.
This presents opportunity and challenge. ...
By: Diane Ramirez
"What are your plans if your test is positive?"
"I'm going to abort," she answers.
You thought you were prepared to counsel the abortion-minded client after taking the pregnancy center volunteer training. Instead of enthusiasm, you feel dread. Perhaps you are pondering ...
By: Rita Williams
Twenty years ago as I was about to enter Planned Parenthood, a man approached me and asked me not to go in there. At first, I was taken aback and offended that he was in my "bubble." However, the more he talked, the more I listened. Eventually I followed him to a crisis pregnancy center no...
By: Stephanie Davenport
Over the years, we've learned about how a boy can be affected by not having a father around. We've discovered that he can be hurt in a number of areas by not having a masculine role model in his life. His sexuality, school performance, and life decisions all seem to suffer because of his fat...