Spark Spring 2018
A total of 11 sessions have been scheduled for the following dates:
Spark I (Ages 7-14)- 4:15 – 5 PM
Spark II (Ages 14-20) 5:30 – 6:15 PM
$1,650 for the semester
Are you, or any youngsters you know, interested in joining our program? We currently have spots open for both clients and mentors. Please contact us if you are interested in joining: in the service of personalizing the attention we give each child, Susan P. Sherkow, MD and Jenifer Clark, PhD, our group leaders, meet with every child or teen and his parents who are interested, before they are assigned to a group.
For any further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We would be glad to have the opportunity to discuss this program in more detail with any interested parties.
Susan Sherkow, M.D. and Jenifer Clark, Ph.D.
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