Child, Adolescent and Family Services
Our professional, experienced prevention, intervention and mental health teams include psychiatrists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, child and youth workers, therapists, addiction counselors, case managers and others. We work with and welcome clients from all backgrounds and cultures. The SLV Mental Health Center is committed to client-centered care, providing intensive and specialized services for young people with mental health challenges.
- Comprehensive assessments
- Early childhood consultation in childcare centers
- Psychiatric care and Medication consultations
- Individual and family therapy
- Specialized treatment groups for children and youth for mental health and substance abuse issues
- Mental health therapists are on-site in our school districts
- Consultation on diagnostic and treatment issues for primary care physicians and other health care professionals
- Parenting programs offering information, education and support
- Home-based services:
- intensive, home-based family intervention program for youth with emotional issues or mental illness who are at risk of out-of-home placement in the mental health, child welfare, or juvenile justice systems.
- Wrap-around services:
- individualized case management process that helps families coordinate services and learn to be advocates for themselves and their family members. Family must have multi-system involvement and be willing to work within the wraparound model to coordinate services and learn to advocate for themselves within systems.
- Adolescent Programming:
- Transition Services: As youth with emotional or behavioral difficulties transition from school and home settings, they face the complex challenges and expectations of adult life: finding and maintaining work, establishing new relationships, building a career, and more. SLV Mental Health utilizes comprehensive evidence-supported practices to guide youth and young adults through the transition obstacle course bridge the gap between child and adult mental health services for consistent and coordinated services and supports for young people and their parents.
- Homeless Services: Community awareness and education on what services are available for runaway or homeless youth. Case management services to connect those youth with needed services
- Prevention Programming: Afterschool programming, alternative activities and Mentoring are available in many schools and communities.
For more information please go to the page under FAQ /How to get started or call the Mental Health Center at 719-589-3671.