Programs and Services
In-Home Nurturing Parent Program for Buchanan, Delaware, Fayette and Johnson counties
The In-Home Nurturing Parent Program for Buchanan, Delaware, Fayette counties and Johnson counties will allow our trained in-home family counselors to focus on using a parenting curriculum developed by Dr. Stephen J. Bavolek that has a proven record. The lessons include: Understanding Feelings, Alternatives to Spanking, Communicating with Respect, Building Self-Worth in Children, Praising Children & their Behavior, Ages & Stages of Growth, The Philosophy and Practices of Nurturing Parenting, Learning Positive Ways to Deal with Stress & Anger, Understanding & Developing Family Morals, Values & Rules, and Ways to Enhance Positive Brain Development in Children & Teens. This program focuses on serving kids birth to 17 in Buchanan, Delaware, Fayette and Johnson counties. Supported by Building Directions for Families in Buchanan, Delaware, and Fayette Counties and Johnson County DECAT.
School Based Mental Health Services
School Based Mental Health Services are available in the Buchanan, Delaware, Fayette area school districts to provide prevention of formal system involvement through conducting mental health screening, providing necessary treatment, including trauma informed strategies, building resiliency, crisis intervention and collaborative efforts. This program is funded by Building Direction for Families.
Behavioral Health Intervention Services
Skill development services available in-home to families with children on Title 19 and who have an assessment determining a diagnosis.
Child Mental Health Waiver Services
Includes therapy and respite for families and children approved for the waiver and referred by a case manager.
Includes tracking, monitoring and outreach for youth on probation. Must be referred by a Juvenile Court Officer for children on probation in Scott, Muscatine, and Cedar counties.
Functional Family Therapy
Available in the 7th Judicial District and must be referred by a Juvenile Court Officer for children on probation assessed to be in need of FFT.
Outpatient Therapy Program
Offers therapy services to individuals and families in order to limit and/or reverse the course of mental health problems with a goal of renewed capacity to function more effectively in work, relationship and family life. Therapy is provided by licensed Social Workers and licensed Mental Health Counselors.
Adoption Home Studies
Home studies can be purchased on a private pay basis.
School Based Therapy
Provides individual therapy to children in the schools in Tipton and West Branch by a licensed mental health provider.
Crisis Counseling & Intervention Services
Available to youth and families in need of mental health services in Buchanan, Delaware, and Fayette counties.
Aggression Replacement Therapy
Available to youth with informal Juvenile Court adjustments in group settings in the Buchanan, Delaware, and Fayette area.
Intellectual Disability Waiver
Provides respite services for children referred by a case manager.