Christine Walker

 

When did you begin working at CALM/ How long have you been at CALM?

I officially became a CALM employee in June 2015. Before becoming an employee, I previously volunteered at CALM facilitating the domestic violence therapy groups for adults and children as well as a group for children of incarcerated parents.

What is your role at CALM?

I am a therapist in the Great Beginnings program which provides therapy and parenting support to children ages 0-5 and their parents.

Please share one of your best CALM experiences (a time you felt like you really made a difference).

I feel like I make a difference at CALM when I help children develop strategies to stay safe both emotionally and physically.

Finish the sentence, “If I could do one thing to make kids’ lives better, I would….”

If I could do one thing to make kids’ lives better, I would let them know they are not alone in whatever challenge or struggle they may be experiencing.

What is one thing you wish people knew about CALM?

I wish people knew that in the Great Beginnings program (0-5) there is an emphasis on prevention. A child or family does not have to experience a traumatic event in order to get support through our program.

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