LaSalle’s John Johnston Institute (JJI) cohort took time out to see Chicago sites during their one-week visit to the city for the summer session. JJI, formerly the Lasallian Leadership Institute, teaches staff serving in Lasallian schools about their founder, St. John Baptist de La Salle, and the traditions of the De La Salle Christian Brothers in a modern setting. From LaSalle, the cohort includes Development Specialist Supervisor Frank Wolcott, Social Worker Justine Maier, Head Nurse Connie DiNovo and Executive Director David Wallace (not pictured).
LaSalle School is a leader in programs and services for youth and families in crisis offering a variety of programs designed to meet their needs including specialized residential placement, day service education, and alternative to detention services. The Counseling Center at LaSalle is an OMH and OASAS licensed outpatient behavioral health clinic located at LaSalle School, and currently implementing ACE treatment practices with youth and families. LaSalle is accredited by the national Council on Accreditation (COA), and affiliated with the Council on Families and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA), and the national Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. LaSalle is a member of The New York State Coalition of 853 Schools.