Bethesda Inc.
1181 E Main St
Norman OK 73071
Tax Exempt Status Public Supported Charity
Organization Does Business As (DBA) Name(s)
Organization DBA
Bethesda
Mission Statement The mission of Bethesda is to heal the trauma of childhood sexual abuse through therapy, education and prevention.
Contact Information
Contact Name Travis Humphrey
Contact email travis@bethesdaOK.org
Address 1181 E Main St
Norman, OK 73071
Phone (405) 364-0333
Fax 405-364-0342
County Cleveland County
Alternate Phone 405 701-2173
How to Give
Donate with Credit Card https://www.bethesdaok.org/donations
Other ways to donate, support or volunteer

Bethesda, Inc., depends on financial gifts from you and others like you. No gift is too small and all contributions are always greatly appreciated! Your contribution will give the gift of hope and healing to wonderful, deserving children.

Online donations can be made at www.bethesdaok.org/donations.
 
Please make checks out to "Bethesda" and mail your donation to:

1181 E. Main St.

Norman, OK 73071 
 
Bethesda accepts in-kind donations. Regular needs include cookies and kool-aid powder so clients feel safe and comfortable during session. For a list of other "wish list" items needed for clients, please visit www.bethesdaok.org/donations. Items may be dropped off at Bethesda 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Financial Summary
 
 
Projected Revenue $745,262.94
Projected Expenses $740,850.72
History and Background
Former Names
NameYear
Bethesda Alternative, Inc.1982
Year Founded 1982
IRS Ruling Year 1985
State Registration Expiration Mar 2015
Statements
Mission The mission of Bethesda is to heal the trauma of childhood sexual abuse through therapy, education and prevention.
Background

The philosophy of Bethesda: all victims of criminal sexual assault should receive therapeutic counseling and healing regardless of race, religion, family background, sexual orientation or economic status. No child who has been sexually abused and seeks treatment is turned away, and no client is charged for services.


Bethesda’s therapeutic clinical staff is recognized statewide as experts in the field of childhood sexual abuse treatment. Each member of the clinical staff has an advanced degree and has received specialized training in counseling victims of childhood sexual abuse. The specialized treatment programs at Bethesda enables children and their families to safely make the journey from victim to survivor.

Impact
Bethesda provides specialized trauma focused treatment for child victims of sexual abuse. Licensed counselors with additional training in trauma focused therapy ensure every child in Oklahoma, regardless of ability to pay, has the best in therapeutic treatment.
 
Between 2015 and 2016, Bethesda experienced a 15% increase in the number of clients served. At the same time, Bethesda maintains an 85% graduation rate according to internal outcomes based measurements. Bethesda is proud to provide children with the means to heal from the trauma of sexual abuse. More children served at Bethesda means that more children are speaking up and seeking services. Bethesda is honored to be that resource for children seeking the opportunity to heal. 
 
In addition to the treatment program., Bethesda provides education to elementary aged children through its curriculum, "Stop, Go and Tell". In 2016, nearly 8,000 children were taught the "Stop, Go and Tell" curriculum. This 30-45 minute presentation teaches children the importance of personal space boundaries and what to do if someone attempts to break a personal space boundary rule. Children are encouraged to tell a safe adult if someone tries to break, or has broken a boundary rule. An internal survey performed at Bethesda shows that 10% of Bethesda's clients in treatment made a disclosure of abuse because of the "Stop, Go and Tell" curriculum. Bethesda is proud of the impact made in increasing the number of children disclosing abuse and subsequently receiving treatment.  
 
 
 
Needs
Each summer, Bethesda provides a summer camp program. The Bethesda summer camp program consists of three one-week day camps: Camp BETH, for girls 8-13 yrs old; Camp QUEST for boys 8-13 yrs old; and Camp Braveheart for girls 14-17 yrs old. Therapists observe 3-4 months of therapeutic progress in one week of summer camp. The significant growth that takes place during summer camp is a result of the condense nature of camp, the group dynamic, the inclusion of Camp Mentors ( previous clients who return to mentor and share their own stories of healing).
 
The Summer Camp Program of Bethesda serves 45 clients each summer (15 clients per summer camp). A week of summer camp costs $250 per client. While Bethesda works hard to secure grant funding for its programs, the support of individual donors is vital to provide summer camp to as many children as possible. We therefore encourage donors to consider sponsoring a child to attend summer camp by donating $250 at www.bethesdaok.org/donations. With this donation, a child is sure to benefit from a week of healing and growth that will serve them for their continued development into adulthood. 
 
 
CEO/Executive Director Statement
To you, the Reader:
 
As the Executive Director of Bethesda, thank you for looking at our profile and for your careful consideration of donating to Bethesda.
 
My first day on the job was also the first day of Camp BETH. It changed my naive understanding of the need for treatment and the great work that happens at Bethesda. I had to fight back tears when, in the middle of my day, I would hear the campers singing "Let it Go," from Disney's Frozen. I was not a fan of that song until I heard a group of 15 young girls sing that song with such conviction and passion. The song took on a new life for me because I knew the girls singing it had suffered a most intimate form of victimization, and despite that, they had hope. 
 
Since that first day, I have never felt like this is a job. I am honored to work at Bethesda, to steer this organization towards successful treatment, management and expansion. I am proud of our growth. I am saddened that Bethesda even needs to exist, but I am also very glad to be there for child victims of sexual abuse. 
 
I invite you to join me in supporting our mission: to heal the trauma of child sexual abuse through therapy, education and prevention. Please consider making a financial donation at www.bethesdaok.org/donations.
 
Thank you,
 
Travis Humphrey, M. Div.
Executive Director
Bethesda, Inc.
Area Served
Area Served
Geographic Area Served
Central Oklahoma
Bethesda provides its services to any child in Oklahoma. While our services are extended to all children, most of Bethesda's clients travel from central Oklahoma to our location in Norman, OK. Outside of central Oklahoma, many clients also travel from south Oklahoma to access Bethesda's treatment services. 
Service Categories
Secondary Organizational Category Mental Health & Crisis Intervention/Sexual Assault Services
Tertiary Organizational Category Mental Health & Crisis Intervention/Counseling
Programs
Description Client Assessment
Each child and non-offending family member/guardian is seen individually for intake and assessment. The initial assessment is spent gathering the history of the abuse, the history of the individual, and learning the specifics of the sexual trauma.
 
After the assessment, each client, parent and child, is clinically staffed. The child and parent are then placed in the appropriate group or individual program to begin therapeutic treatment. Each placement is expected to continue for a minimum of twelve weeks to six months.   
Strategy
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) Families Victims
Description Girl's Program
Girls 6-18 years old work with trained therapists to overcome the trauma of sexual abuse. Through individual and group counseling, clients adopt healthy coping skills, process the abuse they suffered, and learn to heal. 
 
Boy's Program
Fashioned after a “Knights of the Round Table” theme, the Boy's Program serves boys 6-18 years old who have suffered sexual abuse. Boys learn skills toward an end goal of overcoming the negative effects of their abuse. 
 
  • Camp BETH (Where I learned to be Beautiful/Had Wonderful Experiences/Learned to Trust/and found my Heart) helps girls 8-13 years old heal from their abuse in a fun, safe environment. 
  • Camp Quest (Quest for Understanding Through Experiences Building Strength Transforming Lives) helps boys 8-13 years old build self-esteem, healthy coping skills and learn fundamental life skills.
  • Camp Braveheart assists teenage girls ages 14-17, process the sexual abuse they suffered and heal from the trauma it has caused. Camp participants listen to the testimonials of mentors, work with therapists to process the abuse, adopt healthy coping skills, and adopt healthy practices that will serve them into adulthood.   
Strategy
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) Victims Families
Description Preschool Program
The Bethesda Preschool program is 12 weeks of psycho-educational group therapy designed to reach children ages 3 to 6. The program addresses feelings identification and expression, body awareness, education about private parts of the body, personal space, assertiveness skills, calming techniques, and development of a safety protection plan.
 
The focus of Bethesda’s Education Program is to help break the cycle of child sexual abuse. Our children’s presentation, “Stop, Go and Tell,” uses age-appropriate games, handout materials and repetition to help demonstrate the concept of personal space and healthy relationships. Children are empowered to tell a safe adult if someone breaks personal space boundary rules. Bethesda provides the "Stop, Go and Tell" presentation at no cost to the community. School counselors and teachers can also become trained and certified to make the presentation in their school. 
 
Parent Education & Support
Bethesda recognizes that children are part of a family, therefore, parents need to be involved in healing, too. Our goal is for families to gain and build upon basic tools for healthy living.
Strategy
Population Served Children and Youth (0 - 19 years) Victims Families
CEO/Executive Director
CEO/Executive Director Travis Humphrey
Start Date June 2014
Email Travis@bethesdaOK.org
Staff
Number of Full-time Staff 8
Number of Part-time Staff 3
Number of Contract Staff 2
Number of Volunteers 35
Staff Retention Rate 80
Are professional development opportunities provided? Yes
Does CEO/Executive Director have formal evaluations? Yes
Management reports to board? Yes
Staff Demographics - Gender
Male 2
Female 9
Organizational Plans
Fundraising Plan Under Development
Communication Plan Under Development
Strategic Plan Under Development
Management Succession Plan Yes
Organization Policies and Procedures Yes
Collaborations
Bethesda has signed memorandums with Oklahoma Department of Human Services, Mary Abbott Children's House, Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma, Care Center, Moore Public Schools and Norman Public Schools. The most recent collaboration with Norman Public Schools has resulted in a Bethesda therapist on-site at both high schools and available at the middle schools. This innovative approach to therapeutic services makes healing available to students at their school in a safe and confidential environment.
 
Bethesda partners with other organizations in the community, such as the Center for Children and Families (CCFI), Cleveland County CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), the University of Oklahoma. Bethesda is partially funded by United Way of Norman and United Way of Central Oklahoma.  
 
 
Affiliations
AffiliationYear
Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits, Standards of Excellence Program Graduate2016
Awards
Awards
Award/RecognitionOrganizationYear
Outstanding Child Abuse Prevention Program AwardTask Force For Child Abuse Prevention2013
Finalists, Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence AwardsOklahoma Center for Nonprofits2017
Government Licenses
Is your organization licensed by the government (federal, state and/or local)? Yes
Board Chair
Name Janet Corley
Company Affiliation N/A
Term Nov 2014 to Nov 2017
Email jcorley32@yahoo.com
Board of Directors
List Current as of Jan 01, 2017
Board of Directors List
NameAffiliationStatus
Kris Abbey Abbey Road CateringVoting
Ben Cook Eide BaillyVoting
Janet Lynn Corley Community VolunteerVoting
Nathan Dilley Mercy Rehabilitation HospitalVoting
Jonella Frank Sooner Lawyer MagazineVoting
Jim Griffith Dentist; Owner/OperatorVoting
Alesha Leemaster Norman Public SchoolsVoting
Emily Leidner Voting
Connor McCaffrey Republic Bank and TrustVoting
Jeanne M. Miller Miller Law Office, P.C.Voting
Jennifer Morgan BlueGrace LogisticsVoting
Don Roberts DDSVoting
Kacey Russell Devon EnergyVoting
Mary Sherman RetiredVoting
Tamatha Smith HPI, LLC
Mike Snowdon Oklahoma Gas & ElectricVoting
Billie Wages University of Oklahoma President's AssociatesVoting
Board Demographics - Gender
Male 5
Female 11
Governance
Board Term Lengths 3 years
Percentage of Board Making Monetary Contributions to the Organization 100 %
Percentage of Board Making In-Kind Contributions to the Organization 65 %
Board Orientation Yes
Constituency Includes Client Representation No
Written Board Selection Criteria? No
Standing Committees
Executive
Finance
Marketing
Personnel
Program / Program Planning
Board Development / Board Orientation
Current Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year July 01, 2016-June 30, 2017
Current Year Budgeted Total Income $745,263
Current Year Budgeted Total Expenses $740,851
Financial Documents
IRS Letter of Determination
Prior Three Years' Financial History
Revenue SourcesHelpThe financial analysis involves a comparison of the IRS Form 990 and the audit report (when available) and revenue sources may not sum to total based on reconciliation differences. Revenue from foundations and corporations may include individual contributions when not itemized separately.
Fiscal Year201420132012
Foundation and
Corporation Contributions
$33,520$37,210$24,377
Government Contributions$201,859$192,014$198,715
Federal------
State------
Local------
Unspecified$201,859$192,014$198,715
Individual Contributions------
$109,500$102,525$98,025
--$0$0
Investment Income, Net of Losses$1,325$1,617$1,695
Unrealized Gain/Loss------
Membership Dues--$0$0
Special Events$61,800$53,866$36,775
Revenue In-Kind$8,626$11,337$7,861
Other$857$1,730$573
Expense Allocation
Fiscal Year201420132012
Program Expense$314,777$315,439$311,727
Administration Expense$55,475$40,916$38,111
Fundraising Expense$6,241$10,300$0
Payments to Affiliates------
Total Revenue/Total Expenses1.111.091.05
Program Expense/Total Expenses84%86%89%
Fundraising Expense/Contributed Revenue2%3%0%
Assets and Liabilities
Fiscal Year201420132012
Total Assets$271,994$231,352$198,354
Current Assets$197,752$152,038$148,642
Long-Term Liabilities------
Current Liabilities$11,113$11,465$12,111
Total Net Assets$260,881$219,887$186,243
Solvency
Short Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Current Ratio: Current Assets/Current Liabilities17.7913.2612.27
Long Term Solvency
Fiscal Year201420132012
Long-Term Liabilities/Total Assets0%0%0%
Funding Sources
Top Funding Sources
Fiscal Year201420132012
Top Funding Source & Dollar AmountGovt - Unspecified $201,859Govt - Unspecified $192,014Govt - Unspecified $198,715
Second Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountIndirect Support $109,500Indirect Support $102,525Indirect Support $98,025
Third Highest Funding Source & Dollar AmountSpecial Events $61,800Special Events $53,866Special Events $36,775
Capital Campaign
Currently in a Capital Campaign? No
Comments on Financials
Foundation Staff Comments All prior year financial information is from IRS Form 990s.
Address 1181 E Main St
Norman, OK 73071
Primary Phone 405 364-0333
Contact Email travis@bethesdaOK.org
Give with Credit Card https://www.bethesdaok.org/donations
CEO/Executive Director Travis Humphrey
Board Chair Janet Corley
Board Chair Company Affiliation N/A

 

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