One More Chance Clinic was developed in 2010 by
Mr. Stephvon "BO" Cook and consist of a governing board of professionals ranging from Doctors to Social Workers
One More Chance Clinic acknowledged the need for a support group for ALL people who are dealing with life issues
and have a desire to discuss complex issues of life
without shame and fear.
1MCC challenges people to go deeper and to recognize behaviors that are hindering them from living their best.
One More Chance Clinic nurtures a family style atmosphere by:
- Keeping the group size small for better relationship building and listening
- Classroom style learning
- Traditional group processing
- Outings and activities that promote family support, mental and emotional growth.
"Don't be Afraid to Leap into Your New Season"
About the Director
Mr. Stephvon Bo" Cook: BGSS,CMHC,CADC
is a graduate of the prestigious
Roosevelt University, Chicago Illinois.
Earning his degrees in Sociology studying the Institution of Manhood and his Masters in Mental Health Counseling and a Certified Chemical Alcohol and Drug Counselor
Photo Courtesy of Nicci Briann
Mr. Stephvon " Bo" Cook offers uplifting and inspirational advice in these confusing times of life, by facilitating support groups, individual sessions, lectures, consulting organizations, appearances on radio and TV shows addressing issues that impact lives.
Sexuality Issues :Heterosexual LGTBQ, Trans gendered and MSM concerns
Fears and Questions around the Institution of Manhood
Violence Against Self and Others
Human trafficking/ Men and Women Prostitution
Mr. Bo Addressing the many issues to the detainees of Cook Count Jail
One More Chance Clinic
One More Chance Clinic is now meeting in the beautiful contemporary GSC resource area at UIC Room 183
Year in Review 2017-18
1MCC now meet by appointment for Life Advising and Counseling on the scheduled group days. This change helps to provide personal time for individual sessions.
The UIC Gender Sexuality Center held its Lavender Graduation Ceremony and Mr. "Bo" Presented the 2nd Annual Hattie B. Woods Hayden Award in honor of his Mother who passed away of Cancer in 2012.
Two Students were presented with this honorary award. Mr. "Bo" also spoke to the audience on the importance of being your authentic self as you move forward in life with purpose, passion and power.
Mr. Bo with Interim Director of GSC and Recipients of the Hattie B. Hayden Award and Director of GSC
Mr. Bo speaks to the audience on Purpose,Passion and Power
Year in Review 2016-17
Mr. Bo was honored in April 2017 at the UIC Gender and Sexuality Center’s Lavender Graduation ceremony. The Action Award recognizes outstanding members of the community who work closely with University of Illinois GSC Department, Students and Community to help spread the mission of GSC.
Photos Courtesy of photographer Nicci Briann
Mr. Bo introduced the 1st Annual Hattie B. Woods Hayden Award. An award created to honor his Mother’s memory and legacy of love and vision.
Three students were chosen as recipients of the Hattie B Hayden Award.
In May of 2017 Mr. Bo was seen on a popular TV show 60 minutes it captured
( click on episodes and then chose Cook County Jail )
Year in Review 2015-16
Mr. Bo has had a busy 2015 summer Mr. Bo has been working with Inmates with mental health and substance abuse issues in Cook County Jail in Chicago, Illinois. He has a captive audience of 48 plus incarcerated men who hear him speak on men's issues that can help men live a clean and sober lifestyle.
Mr. Bo's tier that he calls his office, where 48 men live daily were seen on Anderson Cooper 360 in a segment with Sheriff Tom Dart speaking on Mental Health and Cook County jail.
Mr. Bo's tier of Men was also featured on a segment with Vice News speaking with Sheriff Tom Dart about Institutionalized Mental Health Behind Bars
If you look close enough you will see Mr. Bo tier's
and him sporting a beard 5:50 to 7:00 minutes.
All of Mr. Bo's caring and hard work was topped off with a visit to the tier by Chicago's Archbishop Blase Cupich which was a wonderful surprised to have the guys to be prayed for and prayed with and the tier be Blessed.
Sheriff Tom Dart and Archbishop Cupich visit Mr. Bo"s Therapeutic tier
Mr. Bo was also featured in August issue of Modern health Care Magazine 2015.
In the Article its speaks of Mental health challenges that men face who are impacted with incarceration and substance abuse issue.
Mr. Bo Conducting Psych- Educational Group Therapy at Cook County jail with Detainees