Press


October 2018

“I spent 15 years as a special educator promoting inclusive practices, so it’s a little ironic that I’m here…But it also means that we’re really thoughtful about which students end up here. And our goal always is to transition them back to a traditional environment.”

Liz Marcell Williams, Executive Director / Read Full Article

 

 

November 2017

“We have now expanded to serve a total of between 30 and 36 children across two different program sites in the city…we could not be a one-size fits all model in the absence of a whole variety and menu of mental health sites and placements in the city.”

Liz Marcell Williams, Executive Director / Read Full Article

 

 

July 2017

“We try to avoid labeling kids as unmotivated or as choosing to behave this kind of way. We believe kids want to do well, and will do well, if they have the skills to do well.”

Monica Stevens, Clinical Director / Read Full Article

 

 

June 2017

“We believe that behavior is a learned skill.”

Liz Marcell Williams, Executive Director / Read Full Article

 

 

May 2016

“By and large, we see kids who've experienced different traumas, stresses, exposures to violence that have impacted their ability to develop healthy and trusting relationships.”

Liz Marcell Williams, Executive Director / Read Full Article

 

 

December 2015

“I learned to, like, breathe...And sit down. And just keep breathing. I’m happy instead of always mad.”

Devon, student / Read Full Article