Services Description


The Center provides a variety of services to help individuals and families cope with the stresses of daily living, psycho-social adjustments related to life cycle issues, and more intensive services to address such issues as depression or exposure to traumatic stress. Therapists employ different modalities that match the needs of the client and family. Therapists make referrals to outside services when the client or family would be more appropriately served by an organization employing different types of interventions. The Center utilizes the following interventions:


Trauma-Specific &
Evidence-Based Modalities

Victims of crime
    • Individual therapy
    • Family Therapy
    • Group Therapy
    • Psychiatric Services (for ages 5-17)
    • Training and Consultation for Youth serving Organizations
    • Community Outreach
    • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
    • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
    • Eye-Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
    • Play Therapy
Services are currently available for ALL VICTIMs OF CRIME without cost through funding from the Office of the Governor, Criminal Justice Division and the office of the Attorney General

Prohibited Interventions
Under no circumstance does the Center use or recommend punishment or discipline of clients. The Center does not use corporal punishment, aversive stimuli such as electric shock, interventions that involve withholding nutrition or hydration, or which inflict physical or psychological pain, forced physical exercise to eliminate behaviors, punitive work assignments, punishment by peers, or group punishment or discipline for individual behavior.

Discontinuation of Interventions
The Center discontinues use of any intervention if it: produces adverse side effects, such as illness, severe emotional, or physical stress, or physical damage; is deemed unacceptable according to prevailing community standards; or is ineffectual or detrimental to meeting service goals and objectives.