Education and Day Treatment Programs – Day Treatment Programming

  • Serves families of voluntary, dependent and neglected, and delinquent youth
  • Serves families of voluntary, dependent and neglected, and delinquent youth
  • Ages 10 – 18
  • Serves males and females
  • Individual and family therapy
  • In-home family therapy during placement and aftercare
  • Seamless transitional services available
  • Education and academic services
  • Full-day and year-round program
  • Assistance with planning daily transportation

Treatment

Delinquency

  • Anger management
  • Coping skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Impulse control
  • Pro-social values
  • Identifying connections between emotions and behaviors
  • Problem solving through experiential learning

Emancipation

  • Interviewing skills
  • Job search skills
  • Securing affordable housing
  • Budgeting/money management
  • Managing anger and stress
  • Aggression Replacement Training
  • Pro-social skills education, training and reinforcement
  • Decision making skills

Drug and Alcohol

  • Gender specific groups
  • Communication skills
  • Identifying and negotiating high risk situations
  • Coping skills
  • Education
  • Personal cycle of use
  • Identifying benefits to sobriety
  • Identifying replacement behaviors
  • Anger management
  • Urinalysis screening
  • Relapse prevention focus

Sexual Abuse Intervention

  • Day treatment combined with intensive in-home treatment for adjudicated sexual perpetrators and their families
  • Polygraph evaluations
  • Strengths based treatment
  • Relapse prevention to decrease the risk of re-offending
  • Identify and utilize concepts related to the sexual assault cycle
  • Weekly group for caretakers of offenders which focuses on issues related to sexual offenders
  • The therapist is accountable for engaging the family in the process of change
  • Families are an integral part of the treatment team and define the case goals
  • Case plans must be focused on the specific behaviors that created the delinquent activity as compared to global, non-directional therapy
  • Create initial success by first impacting behavior which promotes cognitive changes
  • Correct thinking errors and anti-social cognitive patterns to produce law-abiding behavior and positive decision making
  • Replace anti-social attitudes and feelings with a sense of awareness, empathy and responsibility for one’s own behaviors
  • Teach youth to identify positive peer associates, cooperate with others and follow rules of home, school and society
  • Extinguish unhealthy, ineffective cycles of behavior in families

Philosophy

  • Strengths based and behaviorally focused services empower families to own and solve their problems
  • Family setbacks are not viewed as failures but are expected and are an opportunity for additional skill development
  • Treatment interventions must be time-limited with a beginning and end, thus allowing families to utilize their new skills
  • Successful programs stress process and outcome evaluations and continuous improvement

For more information contact: Beth Humphrey, 303-225-4041