Who receives our services?
The Center’s Counseling Department offers specialized therapy to children and non-offending family members who have experienced trauma as the result of abuse. In order to augment the likelihood of recovery from abuse, we provide therapy for the whole family, for as long as the services are needed.
Does therapy cost the families money?
No. All services are offered at no cost and are designed to meet the unique needs of each client.
Who conducts the therapy?
Therapy sessions are conducted by clinical staff members that hold a Master’s Degree and a professional license or board certification. In addition, we utilize graduate level student interns and interns holding a Master’s degree and a temporary license under the guidance of a Board approved supervisor.
What type of therapy is offered?
Many types of therapy services are available in our state-of-the-art therapy center with ten developmentally specialized therapy rooms including:
How are referrals obtained?
Referrals for clinical services come directly from partner agencies allowing therapists to intervene at the earliest point of crisis. Therapy staff obtain psychosocial histories for clients and their families to determine the most appropriate intervention. Individual treatment plans are then developed. In addition, referrals to various internal or external resources are assessed to ensure the best possible success for clients.
Professional Clinical Programs:
CAC serves as an accredited training site for graduate Clinical internships from ten local universities.
We also offer post-graduate fellowships for licensed professionals.
Our professionals are recognized as experts in the field.
Our Clinical programs have been replicated in many other Children’s Advocacy Centers.
A Word From Our Clients:
Last year, 920 clients received 10,774 therapy services
This includes, 27 interns who provided over 6,500 hours of counseling to our clients