Therapeutic Resources





Youth and their families from the Richmond region as well as clients served in all of our programs on campus are welcome in our Therapeutic Resource Center. To hear more about how we approach counseling, please watch this video from our Director, Karen Rice, LCSW.

Karen Rice, LCSW, is the Therapeutic Resource Director at Virginia Home for Boys and Girls. She has more than 30 years of experience counseling youth and their families. Karen is certified (at the national instructor level) in Mental Health First Aid-Youth and Mental Health First Aid-Adult. This is an international certification to train the general public in responding to mental health concerns/issues. Throughout her career, she has facilitated group discussions and provided workshops for parents who want to communicate more effectively with their children. Karen holds a Master of Social Work, Mental Health from VCU and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UVA.

For more information about our Therapeutic Resource Center, please contact Lisa Francis at 804-270-6566, etc. 1590.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid