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Monthly Archives: October 2014
The Center at CHC is pleased to welcome child psychologist Dr. Nicole Hess to The Center staff. Dr. Hess specializes in assessing and diagnosing autism and spent several years working with early intervention and therapy for children aged 0-3. She believes in working with children’s strengths to support their areas of need, and she helps parents understand autism so they can be strong advocates for their children. Dr. Hess is married, has a young daughter, and enjoys running, reading, and music. She tells us she is a long-time fan of Pearl Jam. Welcome Dr. Nicole Hess!
Dear Friends of CHC:
It’s been a very exciting summer at CHC. We’ve completed a major construction project that includes a spectacular outdoor playground, new state of the art classrooms, outdoor learning environments, updated lobby, signage and new paint. We are also continuing our commitment to providing more access to more kids and families who need our services. Read more ›
We are proud to announce that The Community Clinic has opened an office in San Jose in order to provide high quality, behavioral health services to even more families. CHC @ Moorpark is close to four major bus lines and next to many of our referring partners. To top it off, with an increased contract this year, we’ll serve even more children and families – in both English and Spanish. Cost, language and location are no longer barriers for our families in Santa Clara. We’re hiring top bilingual talent, too.
CHC’s brand new playground is fully installed and being put to the test by our EBC students. The engaging outdoor environment is situated on a bed of wood chips and allows students to climb, swing, spin, hang, jump and clamber. The vertical climbing tower is the first of its kind in northern California and is really quite impressive. The play area is complete with a huge sand box, basketball hoops, a ball wall and 19,000 square feet of artificial turf.
Because we want to give back to the community and share the wealth of knowledge we’ve gathered over 60 years, this year CHC is hosting a series of sessions to help teachers learn the signs of ADHD, LD, Anxiety & Depression and Autism. Sessions will provide practical classroom techniques and strategies that really work to help kids be more successful. Read more ›
The first class began October 1 and classes take place on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-8:00 pm and are led by our expert CHC staff. As always, classes are free. Based on feedback from last year’s participants, we are including a new series this year called Positive Parenting. Read more ›