Counseling Services Offered
All services are licensed by the Office of Behavioral Health Licensure.
Adult Victim Counseling: No Fee for ServiceCounseling provided for adults (18 years and older) who may be victims of domestic violence or have had exposure to the effects of abuse and/or trauma. Safety plans are developed to establish a sense of security and foster self-growth. A weekly support group for women who are or have been victims of domestic violence is also provided and is open to the community.
Anger Management: Fees for service apply
Service is offered to those individuals that are mandated by either the judicial system or probation as a term of their sentence for committing a non-domestic violence crime that is deemed by the referral agency as a relative issue to their methods of responding to the emotion of anger. Voluntary clients are also accepted into the program as long as they commit to attending the same amount of sessions.
The program is a 16-session individual based program. It is designed to address clients’ inappropriate responses to anger, stress, and/or conflict. There are assignments focusing on anger recognition, acknowledgement of other feelings, stress coping skills, self-esteem, and improved communication skills.
Children’s Counseling: No Fee for Service
Counseling to provide to support for children (4 years-17 years) experiencing the effects of abusive behavior. Services promote safety and an understanding about the effects of abuse both directly and indirectly. All related behavioral and emotional effects are addressed through interactive treatment to include the family and to reinforce non-violent parenting methods. Safety plans are developed to establish a sense of security, foster self-growth, and improve parent/child relationships.
DUI Education/Treatment: Fees for service apply
The Education program is 16-hour class, which meets on two consecutive Saturdays for eight hours each day. It addresses the issues concerning the effects of alcohol on the body, on driving skills, the law, consequences, and methods of responsible decision-making when it comes to drinking.
The Treatment Program consists of 10-weekly two-hour group sessions that address more serious issues with substance use and abuse. Participants are asked to be actively involved in acquiring sobriety through development of a recovery plan to include coping strategies to combat relapse triggers and to develop healthy alternatives to the use of drugs and/or alcohol.
Offender Treatment Services: Fees for service apply
Service is offered to those individuals that are mandated by either the judicial system or probation as a term of their sentence for committing a domestic violence crime. Voluntary clients are also accepted into the program as long as they commit to attending the same amount of sessions.
The program is a psycho-educational based format, which requires accountability for all abusive behavior toward partners and/or family members, education on the dynamics of abuse, and skills training to help clients to learn how to use different, non-violent methods of coping in conflict situations. The state guidelines require treatment to be completed in either a group and/or individual format.
- First time offenders must attend a minimum of 26 sessions.
- Re-Offenders or clients with two convictions must attend a minimum of 36 sessions
- Those convicted of three or more offenses must attend a minimum of 52 sessions
- All offenders who have children living with them or who share custody of their children are also required to attend Parenting Classes offered by the Interagency Council.