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Community Clinic Impact & Outcomes 2014-2015

“CHC promotes that we, as parents, participate in helping our kids. The therapy is not just for my son but for the whole family.” (Spanish speaking family)

The Community Clinic

Total children served:



After 6-12 months of therapy, when we compare kids behavior using the CANS (Child / Adolescent Needs and Strengths Assessment) before and after therapy we see positive gains:

  • Less stress within the living situation (by 16%)
  • The child engaging in productive activities (14%)
  • School achievement (19%)
  • Overall behavior (21%)
  • Overall social functioning (20%)
  • Overall, 98% of the families served through The CC were very satisfied with the services they received within the CC.
“I know how to listen more patiently and have a better idea of what to expect for kids her age. Our relationship has improved and our family has more trust.” (Spanish speaking)

The Community Clinic: Ravenswood Initiative for More Kids

Total children/families/educators served

54 referrals for consultation from Ravenswood School District and Boys & Girls Club staff, 75 Boys & Girls Teacher Mentors trained in positive behavior intervention, 20 Boys & Girls staff attended workshops on social emotional learning and managing depression, 5 families received bilingual, interdisciplinary student evaluations/recommendations/support service options

Examples of support provided:

  • In April 2015, Dr. Coloma presented to 7th and 8th grade students at an event aimed to communicate barriers to and strategies for reaching success.
  • RCSD invited CHC to join the Counseling Services Design Team to collaborate with counselors within the district.
  • Parent and student education event: Anxiety & Depression with a special emphasis on self-harm.
  • Developing a model of academic support services for kids at RCSD who have been identified as needing support through an Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
  • 3 part teacher workshops for teachers, including practicing techniques learned
“The staff is very understanding and helpful. Our counselor is very knowledgeable, professional and makes my family feel welcomed. Since we have seen her, my son has been consistently improving and our family stronger.”