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SCCC’s School-Based Program – counselor Lindsay Sullivan’s perspective

Each year, the School-Based Program here at SCCC provides mental health services for about 100 LAUSD students. Faced with constant budget cuts, schools are often forced to eliminate mental health services, and these students may not otherwise have access to much-needed counseling. Our counselors have the opportunity to be a consistent presence in a student’s life, and this resource can be life-changing, as Lindsay speaks to below: "This year I had the incredible opportunity to work as a counselor at a local high school in Los Angeles. The teenagers in our communities face challenges that are overwhelming in scope—in addition to the pressures of ...

SCCC’s School-Based program: counselor Dimitrios Gatsiounis’ persepctive

Each year, SCCC sends counselors to six nearby LAUSD schools to provide free on-site counseling to struggling students. In addition, an invitation is extended to come to SCCC where the entire family can engage in counseling at the Center — also for free. This service is made possible by the support of generous donors and grants. In the post below, Dimitrios Gatsiounis tells us a bit about his experience during his time as a counselor in SCCC’s School-Based program. “In my 10-plus years training in the field of mental health, few experiences have better challenged or shaped me clinically than my time in SCCC’s School-Based Program. T...

LA Times features SCCC alumnus Jonathan Vickburg

The Southern California Counseling Center is proud to share the Los Angeles Times recently featured article highlighting the work of alumnus Jonathan Vickburg. Jonathan, who completed SCCC's Trauma & Resiliency Training, works for Cedars-Sinai Psychological Trauma Center to bring the Share and Care program to LAUSD schools throughout South Los Angeles. Click here to read the article and watch the video featured on LATimes.com.