California State University, Northridge Certificate in LGBTQ+ Health

Meeting Families as Far as They Can Go: A Values-Centered Approach to Treating Sexually Abused Children and Their Families

This paper describes a sexual abuse-specific treatment program for children that combines creative art therapy groups for the abused child with concurrent supportive, psychoeducational therapy groups for non-offending parents. This program, led by Northside Center for Child Development’s Project...

Designing Integrated Services for Adolescents: One Agency’s Experience

Addressing the mental health needs of teens in a clinic setting offers a unique set of challenges. Adolescent clients can strain the assumptions and framework of traditional mental health services in a number of ways: they have a developmental imperative to separate from parents and adult...