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News articles and other features on the CHNP can be found at the links below.


OCA Spotlight
CHNP's social workers Mwaniki Mwangi and Karen Capraro are featured in the 2012 edition of the Office of Child Advocacy's Spotlight.  Check out the front-page article, "Home Field Advantage:  Children's therapists team up with schools to improve mental health with kids live and learn."


Bullying Prevention Week at the MATCH School
CHNP social worker Andie Hernandez, LICSW, EdM, was highlighted in Boston Children's Hospital's pediatric health blog, Thriving. Read about Andie's anti-bullying efforts at the Jamaica Plain charter school here.

AASWG Group Work Agency of the Year Award
CHNP has been named the 2011 Group Work Agency of the Year by the Massachusetts chapter of the Association for the Advancement of Social Work with Groups (AASWG). This award recognizes the agency that has shown exceptional commitment and leadership while making considerable contributions to the field of social work with groups.
Weiner Award goes to "queen of peace," Erin Collins
Children's News, February 2009
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Heroes in the Fight Award
The CHNP team was awarded the 2006 NAMI/Eli Lilly "Heroes in the Fight" Award in the Treatment Team category. The awards recognize individuals and groups who work tirelessly on behalf of those dealing with mental illness.

Schools shoulder load for mental health care
Other sources for counseling rare
The Boston Globe, December 29, 2005
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  Expanding mental health care services in schools
Kidvocate, Boston Children's Hospital Office of Child Advocacy, Fall 2005, Vol. 5, No. 2
 Swensrud article Swensrud Depression Initiative: Self-Defense for the Soul
Spirit of Giving, Children's Hospital Trust, Winter 2004
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