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					 REINBERGER PARENT/ CHILD RESOURCE CENTER
                                                                                                                                                                          HPC
 RECEIVES CY PRES AWARD
 It was an exciting summer for the Reinberger Parent/Child
 Resource Center. In late June, Mrs. Karen Goulandris,
 director of the Resource Center, received a phone call from
                                                                                      After the event, and when the numbers were finalized the
                                                                                      total gift to the Reinberger Parent/Child Resource Center
                                                                                      was $225,184.04! The Resource Center will use the funds to
                                                                                                                                                                          Hanna Perkins Center                       friends                                 NEWSLETTER
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 the law firm of Dworken & Bernstein letting her know that                            expand programming. Upcoming ideas include, a new moth-                             SECOND EDITION                                                                                                                                   Winter 2008
 the Resource Center would be a recipi-                                                                     ers group to provide an opportunity for
 ent of a generous award; however, the
 amount could not be disclosed until an
                                                                                                            new mothers to discuss parenting issues/
                                                                                                            concerns; a youth leadership program
                                                                                                                                                                          THE TALE OF TWO CENTERS                                                                  THE FRIENDS OF HANNA PERKINS CENTER
                                                                                                                                                                          As the first Hanna Perkins Center on Cornell Road in University                              Jackie Acho, Margaret Benham, Chandra Daga,
 upcoming Cy Pres Award Luncheon.                                                                           for children ages 13-18; scholarship
                                                                                                                                                                          Circle faced the wrecking ball this past summer, it seems timely                            Kathy Fehrenbach, Carmen Fonseca, Luz Haack,
                                                                                                            programs for summer camps; a Spanish
                                                                                                                                                                          to honor our history and recognize our growth. It is a rich history                    Lainie Hadden, Lisa Hamilton, Judy Holmes, Maria Kaiser,
 Mr. Patrick Perotti, lawyer and partner                                                                    language enrichment program; and a                                                                                                                   Rosalie Litt, Susie Mandel, Sharon Milligan, Robin Oliva,
                                                                                                            mom & tot dance class and a course in                         that combines the philanthropy and volunteerism of some of
 from Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Margaret Ransohoff, Gann Roberts, JoAnn Roux,
                                                                                                                                                                          Cleveland’s “first families” and the legacy of Dr. Anny Katan,
 uses Cy Pres to distribute unclaimed                                                                       babysitting.                                                                                                                                                Brad Solomon, Alice Stratton, Suzanne Utley,
                                                                                                                                                                          a childhood friend of Anna Freud in Vienna.
 funds from class action lawsuits. “Cy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Courtney Watson and Meg Weingart
 Pres” is a doctrine used in class actions                                                                      To learn more about the Cy Pres award                     Dr. Katan came to Cleveland in the wake of WW II and met
 to handle settlement monies which are                                                                          and other agencies that have benefited                    Eleanor Hosley, president of Cleveland’s Day Nursery Associa-
 unclaimed by class members after distri-                                                                       from Mr. Perotti’s generosity, visit                      tion. Parents of young children began to ask Dr. Anny for advice
 bution is finished.                                                                                            www.ohiolawyersgiveback.org.                              and guidance. Recalling her work with mothers on behalf of                           And now nearly 60 years since Dr. Anny and Ms. Hosley’s
                                                                                                                                                                          their children in war-ravaged Holland, Dr. Anny, and Ms. Hosley                      collaboration, a descendant of the Perkins family serves as
 On July 18, 2008, The Reinberger                                                                                                                                         envisioned a therapeutic nursery school. Children in such a                          Chairman of the Hanna Perkins Center’s Board of Trustees and
                                                                                                                                                                          setting, they believed, would be helped to become ready for                          the school and clinic remain true to Dr. Katan’s research and
 Parent/Child Resource Center learned
                                                     Mr. Perotti & Mrs. Gouladris                                                                                         school while their parents received guidance and support in                          practice of involving parents in the emotional life and develop-
 that the award amount was $221,500!                                                                                                                                                                                                                           ment of their children. Today some 50 family, community and
                                                                                                                                                                          fostering their children’s development.
 Mr. Perotti learned about the Reinberger Parent/Child                                                                                                                                                                                                         corporate foundations support the Center annually, along with
 Resource Center in 2007, when he attended the “Week of
                                                                             The Reinberger Parent/Child Resource Center                                                  In the fall of 1951, their dream took shape in “Children’s House,”                   individual donors and a strong board of trustees.
 the Young Child” celebration with his daughter. At the                                                                                                                   the popular name of the University Hospitals Nursery School.
                                                                                  2008 classes for cooking, art, roller skating                                                                                                                                Flora Stone Mather, Samantha Hanna, Louise Humphrey
 Cy Pres award luncheon, Mr. Perotti spoke of his personal                                                                                                                The model proved both popular and effective and during the
 experience having attended the event, the fun his daugh-                                and woodworking and more.                                                        school’s first decade, Dr. Anny trained more child therapists and                    and Gertrude Oliva, to whom we owe our gratitude for their
 ter had, and how engaged all of the children were with the                   Call for times and drop-in hours 216-929-0201                                               recruited others from Anna Freud’s training program in London                        recognition of the needs of young children, would be pleased
 activities that were offered.                                                                                                                                            to help her in her work. In 1961, a kindergarten was added and                       to see the school and center today with its Butterfly Garden and
                                                                                                                                                                          the school was moved to Cornell Road. It was renamed Hanna                           expanded training facilities for therapists and the Hadden Clinic
......................................................................................................................................................................    Perkins in recognition of the longstanding support of the day                        serving children and teens. The Hadden Clinic is named for Dr.
                                                                                                                                                                          nursery movement in Cleveland by the Hanna and Perkins                               John Hadden, a beloved psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. Lainie
              INTERESTED IN BECOMING A FRIEND OF THE HPC? CONTACT JUDY HOLMES...judyw791@gmail.com                                                                        families. In the late 1960s, leadership of the Center shifted to                     Hadden, trustee and Hanna Perkin’s greatest friend, epitomizes
                                                                                                                                                                          Dr. and Mrs. Furman, legendary for their contribution to the                         the spirit of philanthropy and volunteerism that has been the
......................................................................................................................................................................    research and further growth of Dr. Anny’s mission. (we’ll be                         backbone of the Center.
                                                                                                                                                                          telling their story in a future edition) As the years passed, the

HPC                                                                                                                                                                       scope and services of the school and center grew, as did the need                    Surely, Dr. Katan, who regards us from an imposing photo at
                                                                                                                                                                          for more space.                                                                      the Center would delight at the children who have the unique
Hanna Perkins Center   friends                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 opportunity to share in the knowledge she planted in Cleveland a
19910 Malvern Road                                                                                                                                                        In 2002, a new era for the Center began when the Shaker Heights                      half century ago.
Shaker Heights, OH 44122                                                                                                                                                  City Council accepted Hanna Perkins’ proposal to move to the
                                                                                                                                                                          former Malvern Elementary School in Shaker Heights. After                            The tale of two centers is a tale of philanthropy in Cleveland, the
                                                                                                                                                                          extensive renovation of the building, Hanna Perkins received the                     work of Dr. Katan and acknowledgement that “ the old informs
                                                                                                                                                                          2005 Cleveland Restoration Society’s Preservation Award.                             the new” at Hanna Perkins.




                                                                                                                                                                                                       The former Hanna Perkins Center                                  The new Hanna Perkins Center
                                                                                                                                                                                                   in the University Circle area of Cleveland                     in the former Malvern Elementary School
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                in Shaker Heights
  GRANDMOTHERS’ CORNER                                                                HPC COMMUNITY GARDEN                                                                HANNA PERKINS 2008 SYMPOSIUM FORUM October 24-26
  EXCITEMENT VS. FUN                                                                  This summer Hanna Perkins Center for Child Development                              In late October, Hanna Perkins drew therapists from around                           feelings and rights of children.” This year’s honoree was Patrick
  In most circles, “exciting” and “excitement” are positive                           expanded its gardening opportunities to families in the                             the country for the annual Symposium Forum. The focus of                             Perotti, partner of Dworken & Bernstein Co., L.P.A. Hanna
  words often considered synonymous with “fun.” A movie,                              community. In the past, Mrs. Karen Goulandris, director                             this year’s meeting was the work with children and parents in                        Perkins’s Parent/Child Resource Center was the recipient of “Cy
  a television program, even an activity for young children,                          of the Resource Center, held Saturday gardening classes for                         Psychoanalytic Schools. A catered reception and supper followed                      Pres” class action funds amounting to a gift of $221,500.00. Mr.
  is praised for being exciting. Using the common defini-                             children and parents where participants worked together                             Friday’s sessions and included the Dr. John A. Hadden, Jr.                           Perotti was impressed by the “Week of the Young Child” event
  tion, the opposite of “exciting” is “boring,” and “boring”                          to plant, tend and harvest the Hanna Perkins Garden. This                           Memorial Lecture. This year’s lecture featured a presentation                        held in Furman Hall last April. The event, now in its fourth
                                                                                                                                                                          by consultants who shared their experiences in learning and                          year, was organized by PCRC director, Karen Goulandris. Mr.
  is to be avoided at all costs.                                                      year we experimented with dividing the garden into sections
                                                                                                                                                                          implementing the Hanna Perkins model of consultation over                            Perotti’s generosity in chosing the PCRC and recognizing its
                                                                                      and for a fee, neighboring residents, Hanna Perkins School
                                                                                                                                                                          the past year in infant and toddler programs in child care                           value as a resource to the community were
  The term “excitement,” however, can also refer to agita-                            families, and Hanna Perkins Center clinic associates planted                        centers in Fresno, CA.                                                               gratefully acknowledged at the dinner.
  tion, overstimulation, and loss of control – the opposite                           their own individual garden plots. The Hanna Perkins Center
  of calm. Parents, observing their overexcited children                              Community Garden works in cooperation with the Ohio                                 Saturday sessions included reports from work in the Lucy                             The Inside Helper Award, was presented to Joan Horwitz, and
  running around in circles, coming close to knocking over                            State University Extension. OSU provides plants, seeds                              Daniel’s School in North Carolina modeled after Hanna                                to Lorraine Weisman. This award honors remarkable work by
  the birthday cake, Christmas tree, or each other, exhort                            and educational information for our gardeners. If you are                           Perkins. Research was presented also by Hanna Perkins staff.                         Hanna Perkins’ staff. Joan Horwitz was honored for many years
  them to stop and “calm down.” These moments are                                     interested in learning more about our community garden and                                                                                                                                of service as both a teacher and then as Educa-
  definitely NOT “fun” – especially when a child, in                                  how to acquire a garden plot contact Karen Goulandris at                            The much-anticipated Annual Banquet and                                                               tion Director of the Hanna Perkins School
  addition to the cake or the tree, suffers some damage.                              (216) 929-0201.                                                                     Awards Dinner was held Saturday evening                                                               and Lorraine for her 30 years as a Hanna
                                                                                                                                                                          at the Shaker Country Club. Symposium                                                                 Perkins child analytic candidate, clinic associate,
  You’ve already learned to spot the signs that your child is                                                                                                             participants were joined by HPC staff, teach-                                                         training faculty member, and teacher-therapist
                                                                                      ...............................................................................     ers, trustees and supporters of the Center and                                                        in the Toddler Program. Mrs. Horwitz will
  getting overstimulated. His voice raises both in pitch and
                                                                                                                                                                          their guests.                                                                                         retire this year after 16 years as the Educational
  volume, his eyes narrow and his teeth clench with aggres-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Director of The Hanna Perkins School. Mrs.
  sion or, if he is the victim of some other overexcited child,
  his eyes widen with fear and approaching tears. You feel
                                                                                      UPCOMING EVENTS AND PROGRAMS                                                        Each year two awards are given at the banquet,
                                                                                                                                                                          the Eleanor M. Hosley Award and the Inside
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Weisman moved to Chicago.

  the need to jump in and stop the running, the wrestling,                                                                                                                Helper Award.                                                                                              The Symposium Forum weekend concluded
  the tickling, before the loud laughter turns to loud sobs.                                 Discussion group for FIRST-TIME MOTHERS                                                                                                                                                 with a group discussion of the role of the
  You can hear your mother’s words from your childhood                                                      starting in January ‘09                                       The Eleanor M. Hosley Award is given each                                                                  psychoanalytic school within the community
  coming out of your mouth saying, “Now, just stop before                                   Lead initially by noted consultant to area schools and                        year to an individual who has demonstrated                             Lorraine Weisman,                   and the supportive role of the Alliance for
  someone gets hurt!” But you may want to squelch that                                         Hanna Perkins Clinic Associate, Debby Paris.                               “kind, effective, consideration of the needs,                    co-recipient of the 2008 Inside           Psychoanalytic Schools.
  impulse, because you don’t want to spoil the “fun.”                                                                                                                                                                                      Helper Award, and Tom Barrett
  Go with your first reaction and stop the escalation of                                                    TODDLER CLASS
  excitement before it takes over and the “fun” ends in
                                                                                           A substantive and fun 2 day-a-week morning program
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  bandaids or broken table lamps or worse. Your child may
                                                                                         for parents and children 15 months to 3 years, supporting
  even protest that he and his friends were just playing, that
  no one will get hurt. But he in fact is not enjoying this                                    growth and development through toddlerhood                                 TEACHER FEATURE: MRS. HORWITZ
  scary excitement and will quickly accept a substitute                                         Contact Educational Director, Joan Horwitz
  activity that you suggest.                                                                                   216-929-0193                                               Ask Joan Horwitz how long she has been at Hanna Perkins                              using films by Encyclopedia Britanica to teach social studies,”
                                                                                                                                                                          and she’ll tell you she doesn’t know. Her connection to Hanna                        she remembers. Dr. Spock influenced Joan in her early years in
                                                                                                                                                                          Perkins is so long and so deep that she has trouble pinpointing                      education, which she characterizes as “perhaps a foreshadowing.”
  Your child will enjoy holiday and other special celebra-                                     Look for upcoming information on our February                              exactly when it began. “I started as a teacher sometime in the
  tions the most when he feels sufficiently in control of his                                           WINTER GARDEN PARTY                                               late 60’s” says Joan, “and I left in 1987 for five years and came                    Married to Marc Horwitz, an adult psychoanalyst, Joan and her
  experiences. You can help him feel in control by providing                                                                                                              back as Director of Education in 1992.”                                              husband live in the Cleveland area. She is mother to Margo,
  him ways to be an active participant in as many parts                                                                                                                                                                                                        a mom and lawyer and Steven, an oncologist. Margo and her
                                                                                        Dinner to benefit our school’s SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
  of the celebration as you can: He can help make the                                                                                                                     Joan is a Cleveland native, having grown up                                                           husband, Marty, an opthamologist, live in
                                                                                                   Saturday, April 18, 2009 at the Center
  decorations; he can set the table for the guests; he can be                                                                                                             in Cleveland Heights and graduated from                                                               Birmingham, Michigan. Steven and Joan’s
  told ahead of time exactly what will happen and when                                                                                                                    Cleveland Heights High School. She received                                                           daughter-in-law, Nicole, live in Manhattan.
  (no surprises) and allowed to make choices where possible.                                 The 5th Annual Week of The Young Child                                       a BS degree in education from the Mather
  You can protect him from becoming overstimulated by                                    “EDUCATIONAL FUN FAIR”-Saturday, April 18, 2009                                  College of the Western Reserve Univer-                                                                     Mrs. Horwitz , as she is known to many school
  pacing the activities and choosing ones appropriate to                                       Free, fun activities for children ages 2-8                                 sity before it became Case Western Reserve                                                                 children and parents, will be retiring at the
  his age level.                                                                                                                                                          University. Early experiences include student                                                              end of the school year. She will be missed by
                                                                                                                                                                          teaching at Fairfax Elementary. “One of the                                                                an admiring faculty, who praised her work at
                                                                                                 For more information call 216-991-4472                                   things I noticed was the new teacher was asked                                                             HPC at an awards banquet in October and
  Have fun having fun together!
                                                                                                         www.hannaperkins.org                                             to do things that the more seasoned staff did                                                              many, many parents and children whom she
  -Kathleen Smith                                                                                                                                                         not want to try. So I found myself teaching                                                                has touched with her warmth, competence,
                                                                                                                                                                          the ‘writing road to reading technique’ and                                                                and understanding.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Mrs. Joan Horwitz
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