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jpeterson

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Review for Childrens Art Village, Inc., Santa Monica, CA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I am a practicing pyschologist with a marriage family therapist (MFT) license. I have known the Director of the Children' Art Village, Mai Lai, since she finished her graduate studies in pyschology back in 2006. I am a mentor and sounding board to Mai. I have helped her to formulate ideas of to utilize art in various therapeutic processes. This in turn has been used with the programming by the Children's Art Village.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

the pictures and videos that I see after every summer program. More than that, I get an update from Mai at least once every quarter briefing me on the progress of the children as a whole and various different Creative Arts classes that are offered

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

delightful. Each of the volunteers that I've met from Los Angeles are enthusiastic about the program and the experience that they have had working with the Children's Art Village art camp in Ghana.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

employ an excellent staff of artists and art therapists to work as full-time staff at the Children's Art Village in the United States as well as in the various countries in which the organization is located.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every six months

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010

Role:  Professional with expertise in this field & I am a practicing pyschologist with a marriage family therapist (MFT) license.