This service provides the Parenting training and support necessary to ensure engagement and active participation of the family members in the treatment planning process and with the ongoing implementation and reinforcement of skills learned throughout the treatment process. Training is provided to family members to increase their ability to provide a safe and supportive environment in the home and community for the child.
Services Coordination case management/Peer support
Whenever requested to address the need of the client, a case manager or peer support specialist may assist in coordinates any services that are needed to help the child remain in the home. A case manager also assists the family in developing the treatment plan in conjunction with the treatment team.
The role of the Children’s Services case manager is to:
- Help family members recognize their own strengths and use these strengths to reach their goals.
- Teach family members how to make their own decisions while getting the help they need from community agencies.
- Work with the child and family through role-modeling, counseling, and service activities while developing close relationships with all family members.
How can children and their family get enrolled?
Children who meet the criteria for counseling or therapy can be referred to Affinity by a family member, physician, therapist, psychologist, teacher, school counselor, or other concerned people. The initial screening to determine CS eligibility is completed by staff. Call 980-224-8060 to schedule a screening.
Fees for Children’s Services are based on a sliding scale set by the family’s level of earned income. Medicaid and some health insurances are accepted.
Individual and family therapy is also available at the Affinity Children’s Services. Therapists can assist the child and family members in developing strategies to reduce symptoms, manage stress and improve behavior. All therapists at Affinity are licensed in the state of North Carolina to provide psychotherapy and Counseling.