Abraham, a social worker at The Child Center of NY
The Child Center began in 1953 as a single children’s counseling center, based on ideas that were ahead of their time: that children could need mental health services; that serving whole families is a critical component of serving children; and that serving the larger community is at the crux of it all. Seventy years later, we remain as committed as ever to serving the communities—geographic and social—that need us.
Right now, the LGBTQ+ community needs us. Continue reading
By Anita Sanehi, LCSW
School-Based Clinical Coordinator
School-based Clinical Coordinator Anita Sanehi (right) with her client Kayla
As an eager teenager majoring in sociology and psychology, I began working as a youth counselor at the afterschool program in J.H.S 185.
Every stage of life has its own importance, and even though I was still a young adult, I believed in the powerful impact of childhood. Schools have a great opportunity to be a safe haven and steady support for many students. Sometimes students spend more time at school than with their families. Continue reading