HARTFORD FOUNDATION AWARDS GRANT A grant of $6000 has been awarded by the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving to the Community Child Guidance Clinic in Manchester to increase clinic outreach and improve services provided to the Manchester community. “This grant will help our staff better meet the needs of our clients, many of whom speak…Details
CCGC has received a $5,000 grant from Newman’s Own Foundation, the independent foundation created by the late actor and philanthropist, Paul Newman. This grant has been given in support of our patient care evaluations, and has already made a difference in the work that is done here at the Clinic by allowing us to acquire…Details
CCGC recently started a new tradition of dressing comfortably and casually on Fridays, while also raising money for local charities in central CT. The way it works is simple: any employee who wants to participate can pay $5 any day of the week, and then on that Friday they can wear casual clothes, including some…Details
CCGC visited Muse Paintbar in Glastonbury last night for a fun evening of painting and socializing while raising awareness and funds for Programs related to Domestic Violence at the Clinic. CCGC offers Victims of Crime Assistance services and also Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to children and their families, work that is closely tied with…Details
On July 1, Cliff Johnson, the executive director of the Community Child Guidance Clinic retired after 47 years of service. Cliff’s career in the mental health field began and ended with CCGC. He devoted his time, and energy to serving the children and families in Manchester and various surrounding towns. On May 21st, 2016 many…Details
In the wake of the Orlando shootings, questions often rise around talking with children about what is happening and how they might be feeling. The national association for school psychologists offers some great tips on talking with children about violence and other tragic events. Reassure children that they are safe. Validate their feelings Make time to…Details
Every Friday the students at CCGC School participate in a Fun Friday activity…These activities are always changing with new ideas that our wonderful staff come up with! As the nice weather approaches, we decided that we needed to get the kids outside and toss around some water balloons. Our very own Mr. Ryan was a…Details
The 8th Annual Connecticut TF-CBT Conference was held Thursday May 12th, at the Hilton Hotel in Hartford. The conference included workshops, presentations, and guidance for effective practices. Two of our staff members, Tanja Larsen and Erica Mott, gave a presentation! Title: Practice through Ages and Stages Looking for some new ideas on how to implement…Details
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month!
See the NEW 2016 Prevention Resource Guide with new updates on using protective factors and 21 tip sheets for parents (in English and Spanish).
Calendar of Activities for Parents:
Prevention Video by CBCAP: