Posts by Mary Kay

Measuring Outcomes

Posted by on Mar 19, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Measuring Outcomes

Hathaway-Sycamores’ Casey Meinster was a recent guest on the Psychotherapy Notes podcast, with Dr. Ben Caldwell, discussing the importance of measuring outcomes in psychotherapy. Stakeholders want to know if we are meeting our mission and achieving appropriate outcomes. And according to Casey, “Our measurement has grown a lot in the last few years. We have a very sophisticated research and evaluation department.” In this podcast Casey talks about what our agency does to integrate...

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Advocacy Day in Sacramento

Posted by on Feb 25, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Advocacy Day in Sacramento

On January 30th, Hathaway-Sycamores’ President & CEO Debbie Manners, Board Chair Elizabeth Hoxworth, Emeritus Board Chair Mike Galper and V.P. of Public Policy & Advocacy Wendy Wang along with other members of the California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) gathered at the California State Capitol to advocate for children and young adults with mental health and substance use disorders. In total 35 individuals representing approximately 27 members of the...

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Ice Cream Social

Posted by on Feb 24, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Ice Cream Social

Members of our support group, the Los Altos Auxiliary of Hathaway-Sycamores, hosted an Ice Cream Social for the boys at our El Nido residential campus earlier this month. The boys enjoyed making (and eating) their special ice cream sundaes. With a choice of over 20 toppings to select from, the boys created a wide variety of tasty concoctions.  In addition to the ice cream treats, each youth got to choose a special handmade fleece blanket of their very own. This special evening was organized...

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Hathaway-Sycamores Bids Farewell to “El Mentor”

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in News | 1 comment

Hathaway-Sycamores Bids Farewell to “El Mentor”

Earlier this month staff members at our Highland Park Family Resource Center bid a fond farewell to Richard A. Ledesma Sr. Affectionately known as “El Mentor,” Ledesma worked as the Mentoring Program Coordinator at the agency for the last 15 years. That wasn’t the original plan. Ledesma was a retired LAPD Officer whose wife, Elvia, was looking forward to spending more time with him and having him available to fix things around the house. An engaged member of the Highland Park community for 40...

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Family Health, Fitness and Nutrition Resource Fair

Posted by on Jan 10, 2018 in Events | 0 comments

Family Health, Fitness and Nutrition Resource Fair

Join us for the 1st Annual Family Health, Fitness and Nutrition Resource Fair! When:  January 27, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: Hathaway-Sycamores Child & Family Services Family Resource Center 840 North Avenue 66, Los Angeles, CA 90042 This fun family-friendly event will have interactive activities in addition to information and resources to help families live healthier lives including: Free medical check-ups Free healthy lunch (while supplies last) Fun fitness routines, like...

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