Counseling Services

Counseling

Counseling services for children/youth and their families

MCT has three student programs in which we provide strengths-based, individual, and family-centered services to address depression, anxiety, traumatic experiences or other mental health struggles.  Participating in these programs will help students reach their full potential at school, at home, and in the community. After an initial assessment with one of our strengths-based clinicians, students will be placed in the program best suited to their goals.

Student Assistance Program

Preventive and early intervention therapy and life skills workshops for students experiencing early signs of mental health disorders and/or grief. Strengths-based services to support students by teaching life skills and coping strategies to address anger management, depression, anxiety, and trauma.

  • Meeting with a therapist two to three times per month, caregiver meeting once a month.

School-Aged Treatment Services

Therapy services and life skills workshops for school-aged children and youth who are experiencing difficulties due to anxiety, depression, PTSD, and/or mental health disorders.

  • Meeting with a therapist once a week (individual and/or family therapy), coaching sessions with a family specialist to assist with skill building, and caregiver meetings as needed.

Success First/Early Wraparound

Comprehensive plan for meeting the needs of children/youth and their families.  Designed primarily for children/youth who are experiencing suicidal ideation, safety concerns, severe anger control problems, PTSD, depression, or severe anxiety. SF/EW team includes:  parent partner, therapist, and family specialist. Plan includes a Child and Family Team (CFT) which utilizes crisis intervention services, safety planning, family therapy, and other services as “family VOICE and CHOICE” and safety issues dictate. Services are often utilized to reduce or eliminate residential placement or psychiatric hospitalization.

  • CFT plan includes: comprehensive, holistic, family-driven strategies to address serious mental health or behavioral challenges.  Activities can include: sessions with a therapist multiple times a week; coaching sessions with a family specialist to assist with skill building multiple times a week; resource-building/motivation sessions with a parent partner to support caregivers with resources, coping strategies, and parenting tips; coaching sessions with caregivers weekly or as needed; Child and Family Team meetings at least once a month.

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