We Create Permanent Connections. Services by Anu

Anu offers a continuum of client-driven, family-centered services designed to achieve safety, permanency and well-being for children, youth and families.

Treatment Foster Care Services

Anu offers Treatment Foster Care Services for children who need a safe and caring home.
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Parent Coaching

Anu offers Parent Coaching Services, Parenting Coach Certification, and Parent Coaching Consultation & Training Services.
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Parenting Coach Certification

Parenting Coach Certification teaches you the skills needed to work with parents, foster parents, kinship parents, and other caregivers to teach them here-and-now tools for bringing about an immediate improvement in their child’s behavior.

Intensive Permanence Services

Anu offers Intensive Permanence Services for youth in out-of-home care placements who need caring adult connections and permanency.
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Intensive Trauma Services

Intensive Trauma Services helps youth and adults heal from past trauma so that they can experience success in their future.
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Community Based Flexible Support

Community-Based Flexible Support Program provides in-home and community-based education and support for adults or youth to assist them with increasing independence, practicing skills that promote well-being and connects them to their community.
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FastTrack to a Family

FastTrack to a Family (FT2F) is an intensive, 30-day program that identifies safe, appropriate kin/fictive kin placement options for children entering out-of-home care due to a need for an immediate home that is not foster care.
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Training and Consultation

Anu can provide Training and Consultation on a range of topics in a format that meets your specific needs.
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If you are frustrated with youth disrupting multiple placements or feel like we are putting a "Band-Aid" on the issues without creating real healing and change, remember:

You Have a Choice

You can continue what's been done, or you can try a new approach with Anu Family Services. All of the services offered at Anu are based on these beliefs:

  • Losses must be grieved:  Otherwise, youth will continue to act out the loss through pain-based behaviors (i.e. AWOL, substance abuse, aggression).
  • All behavior is communication:  It is our job as caregivers to listen and understand the root cause of those pain-based behaviors.
  • Disconnecting is a protective response:  Healing the relational trauma caused by loss is crucial for the youth to connect because healthy brains become unable to connect with others after multiple losses.
  • Reconnecting is healing:  Relational trauma can only be healed in the context of a relationship, so we safely reconnect youth with people (and even pets) that they have loved and lost.
  • Pain-based behaviors are not willful:  Youth demonstrate normal responses to grief and trauma.  We help them heal, rather than shame or blame.  We give them the words to talk about their pain.