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Drawings on Asphalt

Drawings on Asphalt Paraplegic special education students face many challenges participating in art therapy. The students’ physical impairments limit their range of abilities in the art making process. If these barriers are not properly addressed, there is the risk...

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Answering the Call

The call came in that the School was in trouble. Hurricane Sandy had devastated the school and the surrounding community. They needed our help and the situation required immediate attention. They called the right place–Counseling In Schools (CIS) has...

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CIS and the Art of Healing

News of the catastrophic 2010 Haiti Earthquake hit the Canarsie community hard.  A historically and culturally rich neighborhood in southeast Brooklyn, Canarsie’s population includes many students whose immediate family members live in Haiti.  While adult community members held close...

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Thank you

“Thank you. Thank you for the presence of your staff at Martin De Porres High School at a critical point in our development as a high school in a new environment. Upon returning to our school after Hurricane Sandy...