Archives for June 2015

Q & A with Elyse Inman, Intake Specialist, Clinical Services Team

  Q: What is your role and how long have you worked for PCHAS? A: I have been with PCHAS since 2011, when I started as an intern on the Clinical Services team. Now I’m an Intake Specialist on the Clinical Services Team.   Q: What does an Intake Specialist do? A: We are on (Read More…)

David Gibson, Special Advisor to PCHAS Program Staff

David Gibson, the newly-named part-time Special Advisor to PCHAS program staff, has a long history with PCHAS. He has served PCHAS in a variety of roles, his most recent being Vice President for Community Services. In that role, David traveled throughout Texas and Louisiana meeting with the 22 PCHAS social workers in 17 cities. Since (Read More…)

PCHAS Staff Run for a reason!

Ten years. 16,500 miles. 40 pairs of shoes. Red blisters, blue toenails and too much sweat. I ran my first race in middle school, chasing that swinging brown braid on the girl running in front of me; never quite close enough to catch up; never quite meeting that goal. My senior year of high school (Read More…)

Exes Day: A PCHAS Family Reunion

Former PCHAS Group Homes residents have been reuniting every year since the 1960’s   Every summer, Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services’ Itasca campus, hosts a reunion for its former Group Home residents and staff. Every June, the celebration’s called “Exes Day,” which stands for ex-group home residents. This reunion gives former residents and staff a (Read More…)


Group Home Campus: Itasca College: The University of Texas, Arlington (after Hill College) Major: Kinesiology   Below is a questionnaire from recent High School Graduate Kat Perkins: How long have you been at PCHAS’ Group Homes? Since July 2013 Activities/extracurricular activities? Cross country, track, basketball, softball and band. I am part of a church youth (Read More…)