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REDEFINING HEROES: Vista staff during the pandemic

In 2020, the title of hero expanded to include the millions of healthcare workers, childcare providers, grocery store staff, and so many others who put their lives on the line throughout the pandemic.

At Vista Del Mar, our entire staff is comprised of heroes, each one bravely stepping up to ensure the wellbeing of our residents, students, and families…

The Workings of a Child’s Mind

Shining a spotlight on Vista’s Reiss-Davis Child Study Center and the Reiss-Davis Graduate School
As a parent, have you ever had a moment with your child where you wonder, ‘I wish I could know everything going on in their head right now?’ Well, from twenty-four plus years of being a parent, I can tell you, you will probably never know everything. But thanks to advancements through the work happening right here on Vista Del Mar’s campus, we can understand a lot more…

Celebrate National Mentoring Month! Meet Carmen Soto, One of the first Mentors to Join Vista’s Forever Friends Mentorship Program

Carmen is a first-generation American, a first-generation college graduate, a mom, a CPA, and one of our amazing mentors at Vista! Carmen describes maintaining a long-lasting relationship as no different than “staying close with her siblings, cousins, and family friends who are now young adults.” But how do you do that during a pandemic? Carmen…

Merry and Bright in spite… of 2020

What do you do when you have antsy teens pining for holiday outings that are just not possible in times of COVID? That was the obstacle facing our residential staff, who each year take a lot of pleasure in assuring Vista residents experience a full spectrum of seasonal joy. In this instance, creativity triumphed, and a new tradition was born. Our staff rented a large van and, with residents in tow, drove two hours north to the most organic of holiday settings- snow…

REDEFINING HEROES: Vista staff during the pandemic

In 2020, the title of hero expanded to include the millions of healthcare workers, childcare providers, grocery store staff, and so many others who put their lives on the line throughout the pandemic.

At Vista Del Mar, our entire staff is comprised of heroes, each one bravely stepping up to ensure the wellbeing of our residents, students, and families…

The Workings of a Child’s Mind

Shining a spotlight on Vista’s Reiss-Davis Child Study Center and the Reiss-Davis Graduate School
As a parent, have you ever had a moment with your child where you wonder, ‘I wish I could know everything going on in their head right now?’ Well, from twenty-four plus years of being a parent, I can tell you, you will probably never know everything. But thanks to advancements through the work happening right here on Vista Del Mar’s campus, we can understand a lot more…

Celebrate National Mentoring Month! Meet Carmen Soto, One of the first Mentors to Join Vista’s Forever Friends Mentorship Program

Carmen is a first-generation American, a first-generation college graduate, a mom, a CPA, and one of our amazing mentors at Vista! Carmen describes maintaining a long-lasting relationship as no different than “staying close with her siblings, cousins, and family friends who are now young adults.” But how do you do that during a pandemic? Carmen…

Merry and Bright in spite… of 2020

What do you do when you have antsy teens pining for holiday outings that are just not possible in times of COVID? That was the obstacle facing our residential staff, who each year take a lot of pleasure in assuring Vista residents experience a full spectrum of seasonal joy. In this instance, creativity triumphed, and a new tradition was born. Our staff rented a large van and, with residents in tow, drove two hours north to the most organic of holiday settings- snow…