Senior Program Director
Dr. Dana Thurston
Dana has been with the CCHS team for 14 years. She started in 2007 as a Classroom Clinician in the Therapeutic Emotional Support Classroom (TESC). In 2009 she was promoted to Clinical Supervisor, earning a further promotion to the role of Supervisor of the STS Program.
In 2011 she served as Director of the Children’s Outpatient Services and as of 2015 she has served the agency in the role of Director of Outpatient Services. Dana has over 25 years in the Mental Health field working in a variety of organizations (Residential Treatment Facilities, Schools, Foster care agencies, Outpatient facilities, Boys and Girls Club).
Dana is affiliated with the University of Wilmington as a Doctoral Candidate. She is also a member of the Delaware Money School, MHOP (Mental Health Outpatient), Collaborative Team (Philadelphia), BGR (Black Girls Run), Zumba Network (Instructor).
As Clinical Supervisor of ARC, Folake provides leadership and direction to all administrative staffs regarding the overall operations and implementation of her program. She ensures clinical documentation requirements of the program are met in accordance with state and county licensing requirements. Folake also provides evidence-based psychotherapy in the primary environment respectful to the child/family/school schedule and as prescribed for authorization of medically necessary services.
Clinical Supervisor, Outpatient Services
Christina Hart started in the Coping Clinic (what is now Adult Outpatient/Wellness Center) in 2006 as a Registration Clerk in the Utilization Review Dept. She has since served the agency in the role of receptionist in the Children Outpatient Services Dept, as driver for the agency’s transportation department and latterly as Intake Specialist.
4900 Wyalusing Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131