Who is CHOICES?

Rhonda Kalish

Rhonda KalishRhonda is on staff with CHOICES and serves as the Continuing Care Specialst.  Her primary responsibiliy is to provide outreach to young people and their families through a variety of means to ensure that they know where to obtain ongoing help.  She provides support by meeting individually or with groups of children and youth at risk.  She has also been instrumental in identifying resources for residents seeking treatment for substnce abuse and dependence as well as supporting individuals and groups in the recovery process.  She offers her own story of addiction and recovery to others as a source of support and encouragement.  


She has been a resident of the island for eleven years.  Prior to her arrival to Catalina she worked with youth in outreach programs developing leadership, team building skills and community involvement, offering support and training for parents and to help aid and assist the transition with their teens.