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SJV and Insight Telepsychiatry Bring Psychiatric Care to Children in Crisis Stabilization Unit

St. Joseph’s Villa has partnered with Insight Telepsychiatry to bring telepsychiatry services to our Crisis Stabilization Unit, a therapeutic setting that diverts children in mental health crisis from unnecessary hospitalization. Why is this partnership important? Telepsychiatry provides a medium designed to help children better express themselves, and thereby help families discover what will help them prevent […]

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Villa to host clinical training workshop on assessing and diagnosing autism, Apr 25-26

In partnership with the VCU Department of Psychiatry and Virginia Treatment Center for Children, St. Joseph’s Villa will present a two-day clinical training workshop on using the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule-2 (ADOS-2). The workshop will be held April 25-26, 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. each day at St. Joseph’s Villa (8000 Brook Road, Richmond, VA 23227), during […]

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Center for Autism director Adam Dreyfus kicks off Autism Awareness Month with RTD article

Autism Awareness Month is an especially important time for us.  St. Joseph’s Villa has provided education and care to children and families facing autism for more than 30 years. Our programs are designed to help students with autism build life skills that will enable them to engage with their community, and live as fully and […]

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Community partners bring Easter joy to Villa kids

We’re lucky to have so many Easter bunnies who care for our kids! Thanks to our generous community partners for donating a combined total of almost 200 baskets and 2,000 filled eggs for Villa children to enjoy! Capital One Lender Select The Laurels of Bon Air Grace Christian School Our Lady of Hope Epiphany Lutheran […]

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Villa’s Crisis Stabilization Unit named national Runner Up for Innovative Practices Award

The Council on Accreditation (COA) presents the Innovative Practices Award to spotlight organizations that bring lasting change to the lives of vulnerable individuals through unique, forward-thinking initiatives. This year, our life-saving Crisis Stabilization Unit (CSU) will be named runner-up for this national honor at the annual COA Conference in New York City. The CSU opened […]

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VCU mentors bring college into focus for Villa students

The thought of college can be intimidating and stressful for any high school student.  For some, due to a variety of reasons, attending college isn’t even a consideration. As Villa students come of the age to start thinking about life after high school, student mentors from Virginia Commonwealth University have provided them with encouragement, support, and a real-life picture […]

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Collegiate students provide week of service to Sarah Dooley Center for Autism

Collegiate School’s Community Engagement Week turned out to be a very special time for our Sarah Dooley Center for Autism students. From February 8-12, thirteen Collegiate School freshmen volunteers spent five full school days assisting our students from kindergarten all the way up to high school.  Collegiate students split up among Sarah Dooley’s grade levels and […]

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Should You Switch Schools Mid-Year?

Some students do well in a “traditional” school program and others just don’t. Maybe their school is “too big” or “impersonal.” Maybe you hear “the other kids aren’t like me” or “the teachers don’t like me.”  Regardless of the reason considering switch your child’s school, especially mid-year, is rarely an easy decision. Sometimes you don’t […]

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Season of Hope donors and volunteers fulfill holiday wishes

Because of the community’s generosity during our Season of Hope: 225 Villa kids have new clothing and gifts to open 250 hygiene stockings were given to families in need $2,000 in grocery gift cards will provide children and families with hearty meals this holiday 15 newly housed families received clothing, toiletry and household items We can’t […]

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Author Garth Callaghan brings holiday cheer with Star Wars party

Garth Callaghan, known nationwide as The Napkin Notes Dad, visited the Villa’s Brook Road Academy and Dooley School in full Jedi apparel with a special holiday gift to impart to students: Star Wars toys. Why is Garth called The Napkin Notes Dad?  Every day since his daughter Emma was in kindergarten, Garth wrote an inspirational note on […]

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