Entries by Nic Halverson

Engaging Students Impacted by Trauma and Adversity

Liz Tomka and Andrea Simari of our education program talk about how to work in the classroom with students impacted by trauma and adversity.

Video: Developmental Impact of Complex Trauma

Dr. Bessel van der Kolk, of the Trauma Center in Boston, outlines a series of perspectives and initiatives for treating complex trauma among adolescents.

Coworker Shares Importance of Corporate Connection

Katelyn Dollard, Mercy Home’s Director of Post-Secondary Options and Career Resources, recently spoke on a civic affairs panel at The Executives’ Club of Chicago.

Teen Makes Generous Gift of Hiking Backpacks

Charlie Olesker, a seventh grader at Glencoe Central on the North Shore, stopped by Mercy Home’s Hay Campus recently to personally deliver ten heavy-duty hiking backpacks that our boys will use on their upcoming trip to Yellowstone National Park this summer.

Tenacity Leads Young Man to Dream Career

When Abraham moved out of Mercy Home last fall, his future looked bright. He was working full-time as a third-party claims assistant and quickly earned a promotion. By all means, he could have settled into a nice routine. But something was still nagging him.