Intensive Family Services

Family Intervention Service

Family Intervention Specialist - Staff develops linkages and assessments for parents and adolescents in need of substance abuse interventions and referred for services by child welfare program. Staff completed Mental Health and Substance Abuse assessments and recommends level of treatment individualized for each person. Discharge will occur when parents/adolescents have engaged in substance abuse services for a minimum of half the recommended treatment duration and show no need for outside supports.



Transitional Trauma Team

Transitional Trauma Therapy (TTT) is provided from the point of the removal of a child(ren), between the ages of 6-17 years, on to a maximum of 26 sessions. Certified Trauma Professionals utilizes Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, an evidenced based practice, to help mitigate the trauma the child(ren) experience with removal and any traumas experienced before their removal from the home. TTT is also available to assist children during placement changes within the Child Welfare foster care system. Additionally, TTT is available to assist in providing treatment to children in Clay County who are experiencing an immediate traumatic event, such as but not limited to death of a parent, death of a child, fire, suicide, etc. Trauma clinicians participate with DCF, Kids First of Florida and Law Enforcement on a 24-hour on-call basis. The client is successfully discharged upon completion of their trauma informed treatment plan goals, which are developed with the child, family and clinician, utilizing Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.

Intensive Family Services are provided through both group and in-home settings.