Family Counseling - Family Reunification & Empowerment Program
NURTURING PARENTING PROGRAMS
The goals of our Family Empowerment Program are to assist individuals and their families through provision of parenting information, and supportive parenting therapy, while encouraging safety planning and "empowering at-risk-families through parenting skills intervention".
I. NURTURING PARENTING SKILLS EDUCATION PROGRAMS
Our Family Empowerment Program has an educational program for parents of all children, ages 0 to 17 ( see educational program goals below)
Parenting Skills Education Program, 0-3
Goals of The Parenting Skills Education, Program are: To Provide Parent(s) With Supportive Training In Basic Care Parenting Skills., To Assure Your Child (ren)'s Social And Emotional Development., To Improve Parent(s) Communication Skills With Your Child(ren), To Assure Your Child(ren)'s Physical Development, To Stimulate Your Child(ren)'s "Brain Develop -ment", To Assure Your Child(ren)'s "Play Skills".
Parenting Skills EducationProgram,4-11
Goals of Parenting Skills Education Program are: To Assure Parent(s)Under -stand The Importance Of Their Nurturing Skills, To Assure Parent(s) Understand Their Parenting Strength And Weakness, To Assure A Healthy Environment Where You And Your Child(ren) May Gain Nurturing Skills, To Improve Parent(s) Esteem Building And Confidence Building Skills, To Assure Parent(s) Develop Greater Empathy For Child(ren).
Parenting Skills Education Program, 12-17
Goals of Parenting Skills Education Program are: To Assure You As Parent(s) Understand Your Parenting Strengths/ Weaknesses, To Assure Parent(s) Understand The Importance Of Their Nurturing Skills, To Assure A Healthy Environment Where Parent(s) And Child(ren) May Gain Nurturing Skill., To Improve Parent(s) Esteem Building And Confidence Building Skill, To Assure Parent(s) Develop Greater Empathy For Child(ren).
Parenting Skills Education Program
Goals of our Individual Parenting Skills Education Programs are: To Provide Individualized Parenting Skills Programs In-Office/In-Home: To Promote Positive Change Through More Effective Parenting, To Fulfill Goals Of Your Particular Parenting Program, To Enable You As Parent(s) To Understand Your Nurturing Skills, Strengths, And Weaknesses, To Assure A Healthy Environment, To improve Parents Empathy For Your Children.
II. PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION
Psychological Evaluations are completed by a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at DH&A. All Licensed Clinical Psychologist have extensive experience in Psychological Evalualation and preparing Evaluations with Recomendations for Individuals, Parents, Courts, Attorneys, and Agencies in a quality and timely mannor. Psychological Evaluation are often necessary before recommendations can be made to court, individuals, or a family concerning Child Custody, Parenting, Psychological Functioning, Mental Illness, Risk of Future Criminal Activity, Employment, School, Disability, Intelligence, Personality, ADD-ADHD, Adoption,Parent- Child Conflict, Family, Marital, Substance Abuse,Mental Health,Divorse Adjustment, Disruptive Behavior,Victim Recovery Problems, as well as Criminal Court Evaluation.
III. THERAPY PROGRAMS (available)
Grief & Loss
Survivors of Violence
When the Court, or Child Protective Service, and DH&A agree, the parent(s) and child- (ren) began the appropriate Family Program with the Parenting Therapist. During this period, the Parenting Professionals have ample opportunity to observe parent-child interactions and provide structured activities to assist in the treatment process as well as provide feedback concerning their individual strengths and weaknesses to the CPS Worker or the Court. Treatment Plans are individual to the particular family and circumstances.
Programs consist of sessions structured to assist the parent(s) and child(ren) with parenting and relational issues and meet as needed with the Parenting Specialist. Therapy sessions, group or individual, focus on "Re-Parenting" the parent in order to facilitate nurturing parent-child interaction.
Topics od discussion include: alternatives to corporal punishment, behavioral manage- ment techniques, discipline, choices, conse -quences, developing empathy for the children, as well as Relapse Prevention Planning, and Aftercare Planning. learning takes place on cognitive, feeling, and behavioral levels. Through the process of re-parenting, the parent(s) experience nurturing and develop the necessary skills to nurture their children as well as address their own fears and emotions.
Other Therapy Programs Are Available In a seperate brochure (Request)
IV. SUPER VISED VISITATION
The goal at DH&A, INC. is to Assure a Supervised or Monitored Safe Place For Court-Ordered Or Child Protective Service Requested Parent(s)-Child (ren) Supervised Visitation In-Office. Supervised Visitation is only with a court-order or CPS Worker approval.
V. CHILD SUPPORT PROGRAMA program for parents who fail to pay child support is available at DH&A. Payment of monthly child support is required to participate. Visitation is strongly encouraged. Your child(ren) need you and you need them. Only court-ordered persons are accepted into this program. Regular weekly groups are held. Individual sessions are scheduled monthly or as needed if more frequently.
VI. DRUG & ALCOHOL TESTING PROGRAM
We provide Drug/Alcohol Testing Services for companies, government organizations, families, parents and individuals, treatment centers, legal, court, custody, parental, and personal.
VII. DNA TESTING PROGRAM
We provide DNA Testing Services for government organizations, families, parents and individuals, legal, court, custody, parental, and personal. We provide DNA Collection and Testing Services to determine parentage, or relationship issues
DH&A, INC. accept most insurances, self-pay sliding scale fees. Fees and co-pays are expected at the time of service.
Dave Harmon & Associates
4010 Dupont Circle #226
Louisville, Ky 40207-4847