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SPIRIT

The latest news and updates on positive mental health.


TOUCHING LIVES + HEALING HEARTS APRIL 2012

BECOME A
Are you looking to positively impact the lives of others, as well as your own? Volunteers are

GOOD SAMARITAN
an integral part of our organization and can help the Center in numerous ways. From serving as front-desk receptionists to assisting us with fundraising events, our Good Samaritans provide a variety of support and services on behalf of our clients. Our need for Good Samaritans continues to grow each day. If you are looking for an opportunity to join a community of individuals dedicated to providing quality mental health care to people of all faiths and economic backgrounds, call us today. Your gift of time is an invaluable resource for the Center. Krist Samaritan Center holds a volunteer orientation every third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at our main office in Clear Lake. To learn more about volunteer opportunities that match your interests, skills and schedule, contact Volunteer Coordinator Megan Kale, LMSW at mkale@samaritanhouston.org or call 281.480.7554 ext 26.

VOLUNTEER SPOTLIGHT:
FOR KIDS SAKE SEMINAR HELPER
Monitors are needed to oversee children and teens in the child and family waiting room during For Kids Sake seminars, which are held every third Tuesday of the month from 6 -10 p.m. Volunteers should be comfortable interacting with children and teens, and will need to protect client confidentiality and privacy.

DID YOU
Our annual gala, A Samaritan Celebration, celebrates the life made by giving. Funds raised will supplement the Counseling Assistance Fund. Honorees: The Dyer Family Missionaries to Peru Charles Fraser, MD Surgeon-In-Chief at Texas Childrens Hospital Terri and John Havens Philanthropists Chairpersons: Carol and Michael Linn During the month of March, MindWorks Testing saw a record number of clients and delivered more testing services in one month than ever recorded in the programs history.

KNOW?
A Samaritan Celebration November 1, 2012 River Oaks Country Club
BECOME A SPONSOR

Each month, Spirit shines a spotlight on one of our partnering congregations to demonstrate the reach of Krist Samaritan Center counseling locations across the Houston area.

WERE NEAR YOU


THE CONNECTION CENTER MEMORIAL DRIVE (United Methodist Church)
13150 Memorial Drive Houston, Texas 77079 Counselor: Samiha Boutros, MA, LPC and Margaret Pruitt, LCSW

DONATE
TO A CAUSE THAT

SPEAKS toYOU
Any donations to Krist Samaritan Center may be designated toward the cause that resonates most in your heart.
FOR EXAMPLE:

Conveniently located off Memorial Drive in west Houston, The Connection Center Memorial Drive (United Methodist Church) offers a counseling location staffed by therapists, Samiha Boutros and Margaret Pruitt. To schedule an appointment, please call our main office at 281.480.7554.

A gift of $65 may be applied to sponsor one counseling session for a family in need.
(Please consider a series of counseling sessions.)

FIND A LOCATION NEAR YOU

A gift of $100 may go toward scholarships for Congregational Care training. A gift of $250 may be used to underwrite psychological or educational testing for a child from a low-income family. A gift of $500 may be designated to purchase new computers and software for technology upgrades, such as electronic medical records, which will allow therapists to spend more time with their clients and less time with paperwork.

For many young professionals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), entering the workforce can be a tricky and unsettling situation. Oftentimes, these individuals feel like strangers amongst their peers due to the social impairments that result from ASD. At MindWorks Testing, our team of staff psychologists and counselors can help give you the tools you need to navigate social waters in the workplace. If you are struggling with situations in your office that range from social blunders with colleagues to defusing interpersonal conflicts, we can help. Call us today to schedule an appointment.

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LEARN MORE

At Krist Samaritan Center, our services include:


Counseling Psychological testing Psychiatric consultation Education and training Congregational Care programs For more information, call our main office at 281.480.7554 or visit our website.

17555 El Camino Real | Houston, Texas 77058 | 281.480.7554 | samaritanhouston.org