Child & Family Services of Erie County

Dialectical Behavior Therapy Training 2018 and 2019

“Child & Family Services will train counselors and clinical supervisors in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), an evidence-based treatment and best practice in the mental health field. DBT is effective at reducing suicidal behavior and is highly cost-effective in comparison to in-patient treatment. Despite the evidence of effectiveness, DBT is offered in a limited number of clinical settings in the Western New York area. Initially, the nine counselors trained through this grant, will reach an estimated 1,000 clients annually.”

CATEGORY: Strengthening Partner Capacity
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY (Erie & Niagara Counties)
AMOUNT: $98,733 over Two Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2018
WEBSITE: www.cfsbny.org


Massachusetts Audubon Internship Program

Photo:  Interns on a field day collecting live specimens at local tidepools.  For completion of their year-long internships, the interns were awarded a hat, a certificate of service award, and a Nature Hero pin. Tower Foundation grants awarded in 2019 and 2021 have helped the Massachusetts Audubon  Society (Mass Audubon) pilot a program that creates … Continued