Category Archives: Compass News

Supervised Visitation Awareness Month

May is Supervised Visitation Awareness Month Supervised Visitation and Custodial Exchanges are two of the programs that Compass provides in Sheridan and Johnson Counties. Find out more here Or call: Lisa Reeves, in Sheridan, at 307-675-1967 Jackie Benton, in Buffalo, at 307-684-2446 Visit: The Supervised Visitation Network Website Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email Continue Reading

Helping Kids Become Problem Solvers

“When kids practice problem-solving skills at an early age — including the tenacity to keep trying when their first solution falls flat — they will be better equipped to thrive in a rapidly changing world.” Read more from this great article from PBS Share PostTwitterFacebookGoogle +1Email Continue Reading

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Throughout the month of April, Compass-Center for Families is calling on members of the community to help our program serve more of Sheridan and Johnson Counties’ most vulnerable children. Without intervention, the odds are stacked against children in foster care. A child with a CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteer, however, will leave the foster… Continue Reading

Creating Connection through Correction

“Positive parenting requires a shift from a fear-based mindset to a love-based mindset. The fear-based mindset says: -I must control my child’s behavior. (authoritarian) -My child learns not to repeat bad behavior by being punished. (authoritarian) -I’m the dominant figure; my child is “under” me. (authoritarian) -My child will hate me if I upset him.… Continue Reading