Child Permanency

Post Adoption Counseling Services (PACS)

PACS programs provide in-home family and individual therapy and group support to stabilize adoptive and relative placements and enable caregivers to meet the needs of children who have been exposed to abuse/neglect and removed from their birth families.

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Strengthening Foster Children and Families

Strengthening Foster Children and Families provides in-home family and individual therapy for foster children and their resource families. Staff provides support, therapy and education to children with the goal of strengthening family functioning and stabilizing placements. Families receive weekly sessions with a PACS trained therapist.

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Resource Family Support

Resource Family Support provides support services, including home visits, group support, and telephone contact for resource parents who are awaiting placement of a child, have a child, or are awaiting completion of the legal adoption process. Staff provides ongoing and individualized support based on the need of the family, with the ultimate goal of stabilizing […]

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Family Preservation Services

Family Preservation Services provides intensive in-home crisis intervention and family education for families at imminent risk of abuse/neglect or out of home placement or recently reunified with goals to ensure child safety, well-being, and permanency. Staff works with families to ensure child safety, create stability, prevent out-of-home placement, improve family functioning, and link families with […]

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Therapeutic Visitation Services

In our Therapeutic Visitation Services program, therapists and visit coaches provide progressive visitation and therapeutic support for children who are in out of home placement who are likely to be reunified with their families within 9-12 months. Staff coach and guide parents in meeting their children’s needs during weekly visits, with the ultimate goal of […]

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Family Ties

Family Ties provides supervised and progressive visitation for children in foster care and their parents. Visit coaches guide parents in meeting their children’s needs during weekly visits, with the goal of achieving reunification and permanency within 12 months. Therapists work with select parents and families to address needs related to their child’s permanency.

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Creative Visitation

Creative Visitation provides supervised visits between children in foster care and their parents, relatives, and siblings with the goals of promoting permanency, maintaining the family-child bond, and improving parent-child interactions. Visit coaches help parents appropriately identify and meet their child’s needs during visits, and work to teach, model, and coach parents on appropriate and effective […]

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Parent Support Services

Parent Support Services provide in-home and concrete services to link parents to community resources and provide skill building necessary for reunification to occur or to stabilize those reunified within the last month. Staff work to model and coach parents on basic skill development, such as budgeting, employment, and housing, so that the parent can provide […]

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Family Connections

The Family Connections program provides intensive in-home therapy, skill building, family resource education, and assistance to families involved with the Division of Child Protection and Permanency who have children under the age of 17. Using a team approach of a therapist and counselor, families work towards the goal of stability and improvement of their family […]

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Family Outreach

The Family Outreach program provides in-home family and individual therapy, support, and advocacy to children and their families, with the goal of improving family functioning and well-being. Staff work with families to teach positive conflict resolution and problem solving, coping, behavior management for children, feelings expression, and self-empowerment, as well as link families and offer […]

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