• Domestic Violence Harms Families

    October 26, 2023 · Forward in Hope

    In the month of October, we dedicate our efforts to shedding light on the critical issue of domestic violence and to acknowledging the staggering statistics that reveal the prevalence of this deeply troubling problem in our society.


    Saint Francis Celebrates Second Chances

    October 20, 2023 · Forward in Hope

    October is National Substance Use Prevention Month and a good time to talk about SFM’s alcohol and drug counseling services. We don’t use a one-size-fits-all treatment approach to treatment. We provide outpatient and intensive outpatient evidence-based, family-oriented substance use programs.


    Cornwell to receive award at Governor’s Conference

    October 16, 2023 · Press Releases

    Pamela Cornwell, former clinical services director of trauma practices for Saint Francis Ministries, will be honored at the 47th Annual Governor’s Conference for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (October 18-20) for her work on developing clinical strategies related to chronic stress and trauma. Cornwell retired in August after a 30-year career in child welfare, 11 of which were spent at Saint Francis.


    Rathbun to Receive KVC Award

    October 11, 2023 · Press Releases

    Cheryl Rathbun, former chief clinical officer, for Saint Francis Ministries, will be honored at KVC Health Systems’ 2023 Annual Celebration on October 19, at the Ball Event Center in Olathe, Kansas. Rathbun retired in July after a 45-year career in child welfare, spent almost entirely as a clinician with Saint Francis.


    Courage!

    September 18, 2023 · Forward in Hope

    One of my favorite podcasters, Roger Bennett, ends most of his shows—which are about the game the rest of the world calls football, but we call soccer—with the exclamation, “Courage!” It was something he started doing during the earliest days of the pandemic, inspired by the way Dan Rather had done so at one point in the 80s and in the 50s how Edward R. Murrow had concluded his broadcasts with “Good night, and good luck.”