The program uses a 12-session curriculum that is culturally sensitive, age-appropriate and approved by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services (SAMHSA) Center’s Substance Abuse Prevention (Virtual Sessions available) for youth age 10-14, along with at least one adult parent or caregiver required to attend all parent sessions. Using a psychoeducational approach, the family is provided with new ways for identifying stressors and risk factors, ultimately strengthening ties to important community resources.
This program aims to: Reduce overall levels of family stress; Reduce youth behavior problems; Reduce the effects of acculturation stress, including discrimination stress; Enhance psychosocial coping and life skills in both children and adults; Enhance academic achievement; Decrease the risk for later substance use and emotional problems in Hispanic children; Reduce the rate of HIV among Hispanics through sex and HIV education
The couseling center also offers inpatient treatment for teens and outpatient treatment for teens and adults.
6001 Gulf Freeway, Bldg. E
Accessible Location: No
|Type of Organization
|Counseling, Disability Specific, Emotional Support, Mental Health
|Services offered in Spanish?
|Child Care Available?
|6-11 , 12-14
|Learning Disability, Mental Health Disorder
|Does this organization belong to all disabilities?
|This organization belongs to these diagnoses
|Is this a statewide service?