Share & Care

The Cedars-Sinai Share & Care program has been providing services to at-risk children and adolescents for over 35 years, beginning in 1981 as the Psychological Trauma Center. Our professional counselors provide services to students who are experiencing emotional and academic challenges due to traumatic situations and stressors. Share & Care provides a group structure to facilitate emotional nurturing, healthy self-esteem and positive coping skills through a 12-week art therapy curriculum that can result in academic success.

Share & Care in Action

Learn how Share & Care does its work with children and teens in Los Angeles schools.

Share & Care Services

The ultimate goal of the Share & Care program is to help students become successful individuals by addressing topics that include:

  • Thought expression through art
  • Curricula covers anger management, bullying, substance abuse, self-esteem, social skills, grief and loss
  • Communication
  • Grief and loss
  • Behavior management
  • Parenting as a team
  • Transitions
  • Classroom interventions
  • Stress reduction
  • Self-care
  • Bullying

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Share & Care Resources

For Parents

Talking About Tragedy

When something terrible has happened to your family or in your community, it can be hard to find the words to comfort your child. This helpful guide will give you the right thing to say and the best way to help your child, whatever their age, cope with a bad event.

Helping Your Child Succeed

Find out a number of things you can do to support your child's performance in school.

For Educators

Creating a Positive Classroom

There are specific steps you can take in setting up your classroom and how you interact to help all students feel welcome and engaged.

Teaching Mindfulness

Learn how to incorporate mindfulness techniques and practices in your classroom to help both you and your students to be calmer, more aware and more present.

Dealing With Bullies

Learn the facts about bullying and cyberbullying and what you can do to increase students' awareness of how they can stop it.


See Where We Work

The 5 Community programs at Cedars-Sinai, including Share & Care, cover a wide range of Los Angeles neighborhoods, serving diverse communities of all ages.

Contact Share & Care

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