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Face2Face Programs

All Face2Face Programs & Services are Free of Charge

What happens at an Early Intervention?
  • Students are referred to the program by educators, parents, or doctors.

  • Referred families should contact the program for an appointment (attendance by at least one parent/guardian is required, evening appointments are available by request).

  • Student/parent(s)/counselor discuss the sequence of events that led to the referral and answer questions regarding the student's use of drugs/alcohol. Student and parent(s) have private sessions with the counselor and with young people in recovery. Everyone comes back together for wrap up/possible referral/plan for the future.

  • Session lasts between 1-1.5 hours

  • Sessions employ brief change focused cognitive behavioral strategies and serve as informal substance use assessments.

  • Family leaves with a behavioral plan to encourage the most change possible for the child.

  • Components of Teen Intervene, an evidence based program, are utilized throughout the session.

  • CRAFFT, an assessment tool specific to adolescents is used.

What is expected of me if I attend an Early Intervention?
  • Have a positive attitude and an open mind.

  • Be honest and upfront with the counselor and the clients.

  • Follow through with any recommendations that are made by the counselor.

  • Complete a follow up evaluation via phone 2 months after you attend the program.

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