Our school provides a specialized environment designed to meet the needs of students with behavioral and learning challenges.
We provide a broad range of services including mental health and wellness, intensive treatment, and family support.
Since 1946, we have helped build more than 5,000 families through our full array of adoptive services.
From doctoral and postdoctoral programs to continuing education, we offer the best in advanced training opportunities for mental health professionals.
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Arms Wide Open
I just hugged a dear, dear friend, who I haven’t seen in a while, and wow, does it feel good. As I look around our beautiful Los Angeles community, I see others like me reemerging from quarantine timidly reestablishing their connections. It may take us a bit of time to feel comfortable face to face again, but I know that just as we came together over social reform and public safety, we will come together once more.
Looking towards the future, I would like to apply the lessons of 2020, of overcoming challenges through unified action, to the current direction of our agency. Through advocacy on the local and state level, we can establish a voice for not only the families we serve but the broader community as a whole...
Your gift will make an immediate difference in the lives of troubled and challenged children.
Sharing your time to fill vitally important roles is a priceless way to help impact children's lives.
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