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exposure. Then we have a day school, and the day school is part
of the services, so I shouldn't seem to make it a separate kind of
entity, but this is for children who are even more disturbed than
the children coming on an out-patient basis. They cannot be contained
in the public schools, and so we offer them a school center, with
a very structured, highly educational orientation.
That's what we're all about. We're family-oriented, in the
sense that we see the families, and not just the child. Now, parents
are constantly involved in the treatment and allaspects of the
Dr. Clark, let's flash back to the beginning. Could you briefly
trace how you grew up, with special reference to what influenced
you as you grew up to take the course that you have, into psychology
and into specifically working with children, and then coming and
setting up your work here in Harlem?
My, what a big question.
Let's go back to where you were born, just a little bit --
I was born in Hot Springs, Arkansas, in 1917. My father
was a physician and my mother was a housewife.
What were their first names?
My father's name was Harold H. Phipps. My mother's name was
Katy Florence Phipps.
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