Author: Karen Copeland
On June 1, 2015, I was pleased to take part in the Collaborating For A Family Friendly Abbotsford community forum. It was an honour to be able to share a brief snapshot of our family journey with the larger group to kick off the day. There are so many things I have learned these past years, and I wanted to illustrate to the people in attendance that there is hope. Change will happen if we continue to push forward, come together to learn from and with each other and most importantly, believe that we can make a difference.
Often, when we hear a family story that is quite complex, it can feel discouraging. We can hear about or look at the web of services they have accessed over the years and feel disheartened. It can feel like an exercise in futility – but does it have to be this…
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