Since its inception in 1965, the Texas Bar Foundation has awarded more than $21 million in grants to law-related programs. Supported by members of the State Bar of Texas, the Texas Bar Foundation is the nation’s largest charitably-funded bar foundation. The Bluebonnet Children’s Advocacy Center has received a $5,200 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation, for their new program Adult Supporting Trauma Victims. With these funds, the center will fund a new educational program to help parents and caregivers of children that have experienced childhood trauma. Raising a child that has experienced childhood trauma is hard and often the parents and caregivers do not have the tools to understand what the child has experienced. This program will help educate and support parents and caregivers that are raising children who have experienced trauma. Through these grant projects the Bluebonnet Children’s Advocacy Center can provide more services to fulfill their mission of protecting and enhancing the quality of life for abused and neglected children in Medina, Real and Uvalde counties.
“This new program will compliment the trauma therapy that the center already provides. This program will compliment as it gives additional parenting tools to the caregivers,” says Edward Gentry. Executive Director for the Bluebonnet Children’s Advocacy Center.
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