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LA County Honors Clinic's CalWORKS Program For 3rd Consecutive Year with "Best Practices Award"

The County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health has honored the Clinic's CalWORKS Program with its 2009 "Best Practices" Award for the third consecutive year. The award honored the Clinic for its "outstanding program highlighting valuable resources and celebrating successes of CalWORKs participants."

DMH also awarded one of the Clinic's CalWORKs participants with the "Outstanding Personal Achievement Award" for demonstrating courage and commitment towards self-sufficiency.

DMH previously honored the Clinic with its 2008 "Best Practices Award" for outstanding contributions toward enhancing services provided to CalWORKS participants, as well as its 2008 " Success Story Award " .
In 2007, the Clinic was also awarded the CalWORKS Program's "Best Practices Award".

CalWORKS Program Best Practices Award and Success Story Award

The County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health CalWORKS Program honored the Clinic with its 2008 "Best Practices Award" for outstanding contributions toward enhancing services provided to CalWORKS participants, as well as its 2008 Success Story Award. The award was presented December 17, 2008 by CalWORKS' Clinical District Chief Dolorese Daniel and CalWORKs Clinical Program Head Miriam Brown.

In 2007, the Clinic was also awarded the CalWORKS Program's "Best Practices Award".

California Endowment Recognizes Clinic's Building Blocks Program With Publication of Case Study

The California Endowment's ground-breaking Mental Health Initiative created programs that integrated and co-located mental health services into community-settings, thereby making it easier to access services. The Clinic's Building Blocks: A Preschool-Based Early Intervention Program created access to mental health services for very young high-risk children and their families by providing services in familiar settings- in preschool and at home.

Click here to read the case study!

American Psychiatric Association National Award

The American Psychiatric Association selected the Clinic's First Steps Program to receive its 2006 Advancing Minority Mental Health Award. This prestigious award is made annually to honor psychiatrists and mental health programs that udnertake innovative efforts to raise awareness of mental illness in underserved communities and increase access to quality mental health services in those communities. (click here for press release)

National Award for Service Excellence

The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry selected the Clinic’s Building Blocks: A Preschool-Linked Early Intervention Program as the recipient of its National Rieger Service Program Award for Excellence in 2003. This prestigious award recognizes innovative programs that address prevention, diagnosis or treatment of mental illness in children and adolescents. (For more on this award, please see the Winter 2004 edition of the Clinic’s newsletter, click here for pdf.)

Family-Focused Service Innovation Award

The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health awarded the Clinic’s Early Intervention and Community Wellness Division its Family-Focused Service Innovation Award in 2002.

Outstanding Program of the Year Award

The Los Angeles County Mental Health Commission named the Clinic’s Early Intervention and Community Wellness Division as its Outstanding Program of the Year in 2002.

National Accreditation

The Clinic has received a three-year Commission of Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) national accreditation.  This accreditation demonstrates our quality services, dedicated staff and sound business practices.

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Honors Clinic Board Member David Hirsch

On January 27, 2004 Supervisor Yvonne Brathwaite Burke honored David Hirsch, 25-year Clinic board member and past Chairman of its Capital Campaign, with a formal Proclamation celebrating his outstanding leadership and volunteer service.

 
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