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Ophelia’s Place Multicultural Program Coordinator Receives Top 100 Leaders In Education Award

Posted by on Jul 27, 2021 | Comments Off on Ophelia’s Place Multicultural Program Coordinator Receives Top 100 Leaders In Education Award

EUGENE, Ore. – Salsi Alzubaidi, the multicultural program coordinator at Ophelia’s Place, received the prestigious “Top 100 Leaders in Education” award for her contributions in the education field during the Global Forum for Education & Learning at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas in June. Before joining Ophelia’s Place in April, Alzubaidi earned her Master’s degree in Transformational Leadership from Seattle University, and served as an education program coordinator in Jordan. She helped to create an alternative education system in Jordan to serve a number of refugee youth, and to help them...

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OP Therapist Earns National Certification in Family Therapy

Posted by on Jun 8, 2021 | Comments Off on OP Therapist Earns National Certification in Family Therapy

OP Therapist Earns National Certification in Family Therapy

OP Therapist Rikki Redhead recently earned a national certification for Family System Trauma, which will allow her and the OP Therapy Team to offer more tools to youth in need of, and open to, family therapy. The certification gives Rikki a step-by-step process to work through with clients who are open to weekly family therapy. She has already used the FST model with five families, and uses some of its concepts with many of her clients’ parents and guardians. “From my perspective, our clients’ presenting concerns are almost always related to the family dynamic at home, and I think it’s...

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Girl, Empowered

Posted by on Apr 29, 2021 | Comments Off on Girl, Empowered

Enjoy these episodes of the Ophelia’s Place podcast/radio show featured on KOCF.

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KMTR 16 Healthy Kids: Ophelia’s Place offers virtual programs to support girls in the community

Posted by on Aug 17, 2020 | Comments Off on KMTR 16 Healthy Kids: Ophelia’s Place offers virtual programs to support girls in the community

KMTR 16 and Dr. Pilar Bradshaw of Eugene Pediatric Associates shared how and why Ophelia’s Place continues to reach girls despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch and read the full story.

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Sabia shares about online drop-in groups

Posted by on Jun 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Sabia shares about online drop-in groups

Aired on Liz & Reilly Mornings, 94.5 Mix FM

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Girl empowerment re-imagined at Ophelia’s Place

Posted by on Jun 3, 2020 | Comments Off on Girl empowerment re-imagined at Ophelia’s Place

Girl empowerment re-imagined at Ophelia’s Place

Published by Register-Guard, June 3, 2020 Ophelia’s Place strives to go where the girls are. Before the pandemic, that meant the nonprofit for the empowerment of young women — run by girls for girls — always asked, “Where do you need us?” and made it a mission to be there. Now, Ophelia’s Place can be found at home, too, as drop-in hours, therapy and an assortment of programs move online. “We set up a pretty special environment for the girls, where they can feel safe — whether it’s virtually or in real life, that’s the core of of what we do,” said Verna Wise Matthews, the executive director...

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