Blog Posts By: Amy Simmons, MSW, LCSW

Redefining workforce preparation

Episcopal Community Services kitchen, healthy communities, Health Forward Foundation, Health Forward

June 22, 2017


Employable [em-ploi-uh-buhl] adj., n. Able to be employed; usable; capable of holding a job and available for hire; a person who is able to work and is available to be hired. While many workforce development programs focus on the skills necessary for someone to be hired or their usability, Episcopal Community Services’ Culinary Cornerstones Training […]

Program introduces trauma-informed care to culinary industry

Episcopal Community Services kitchen, healthy communities, Health Forward Foundation, Health Forward

March 14, 2017


I want you to take a journey with me… close your eyes and think of a commercial kitchen, like the kitchen in your favorite restaurant. With your eyes closed tell me what you hear… what you smell… what it feels like. Is it loud? Do you hear the voices, clanging of pots and pans, the rhythm […]


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