Healing the Wounded Father – The Contemporary Fathering Crisis by Harold Shank

Healing the Wounded Father – The Contemporary Fathering Crisis The Wounded Father In his book Finding Our Fathers, psychologist Samuel Osherson tells about a forty-two-year-old doctor who came to him with a problem. His younger brother’s wedding had brought the entire family, including their divorced parents, together in St. Louis. The physician spent most of […]

"Open Our Eyes" by Harold Shank

  “Open Our Eyes” Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA An at-risk child plays a key role in Victor Hugo’s, Les Misérables, a story made popular in recent years by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Broadway musical. Fantine, a poverty-stricken factory worker, places her illegitimate child, Cosette, in the care of an evil inn owner, […]

"Orphans By Choice" by Harold Shank

  Orphans by Choice Harold Shank National Spokesperson for CCFSA The words used to describe at-risk children provide an insight into the cultures of different times. In an earlier generation, Americans often spoke of “orphans.” That word is used less often in contemporary society, but has been replaced by phrases such as “parentless children” or […]