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 have experienced significant trauma, abuse, neglect or medical issues.
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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, teaching them hands-on, here-and-now tools for bringing about rapid and dramatic improvement in their child’s behavior.

Intensive Permanence Services

Anu offers Intensive Permanence Services for youth in out of home care placements seeking caring adult connections & permanency.
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Intensive Trauma Services

Intensive Trauma Services helps prevent costly, unnecessary out of home placement and helps make reunification after out of home care lifelong and permanent.
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Community Based Flexible Support

Community Based Flexible Support Program provides in-home and community based education and support for adult and/or children to assist them with increasing independence, practicing skills that keep them healthy and promote positive 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 emergency placement order.
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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: Until they are, 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 foster parents and workers to listen and understand the root cause of those pain-based behaviors.
  • Disconnecting is a protective response: Healthy brains become unable to connect after multiple losses. Healing the relational trauma caused by loss is crucial for the youth to connect.
  • Reconnecting is healing: Relational trauma can only be healed in the context of a relationship, so we reconnect youth with people they have loved and lost.
  • Pain-based behaviors are not willful: Youth are showing normal, expected responses to trauma and rather than shame or blame, we help them heal.