Child & Family ServicesChild, Youth & Family Services
Cathy Brown, LCSW, Division Director

Child, Youth & Family Services programs offer an integrated and comprehensive system of early intervention services, therapeutic services, and supports for families of children and adolescents with, or at risk of developing Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), Intellectual Disabilities (ID), and/or SubstanceUse Disorders (SUD). Staff engage families and other natural and formal supports and services to develop a family/child-driven, strength-based and solution-focused plan of services to support the child and family in meeting their goals.

Outpatient Counseling Services | Psychiatric Services
Case Management Services | Family Support Program 

Crisis Intervention | Therapeutic Day Treatment

         

                              

Psychiatric Services
611 McDowell Avenue
Roanoke, VA 24016
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Voice: 540-343-3007


This service is for children 3-17 years of age who are experiencing disruption in their lives due to emotional disturbance. Services include: psychiatric evaluation, medication management, case management, and case consultation.
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Outpatient Counseling Services
3517 Brandon Ave
Roanoke, VA 24018
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Voice: 540-981-1102

This service is for children 0 -17 experiencing problems and disruption in their home, school, or community due to emotional disturbance and/or substance abuse. The goal is to provide treatment to support optimal functioning and to maintain the child in the community and/or least restrictive environment. Services include individual, family, and group counseling, play and expressive art therapies Dialectical Behavior Therapy, case management, crisis intervention, psychiatric evaluation, medication management, and discharge planning from state and private mental hospitals with linkage to community services. Also, therapy services are provided to detainees at Roanoke Valley Juvenile Detention Center.
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Case Management Services
3517 Brandon Ave
Roanoke, VA 24018
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Voice: 540-527-1129

Comprehensive mental health case management services for children from birth to age 18. Must have a diagnosis of Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) or, if ages 0 - 7, must be determined to be at-risk.

Intellectual disability case management for children with an Intellectual Disability (ID) diagnosis, or, if under age 6, evidence of cognitive and developmental delay or the presence of a syndrome typically associated with ID. Eligibility continues through age 22 with an active Individualized Education Plan (IEP).
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Family Support Program
3517 Brandon Ave
Roanoke, VA 24018
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Voice: 540-527-1129

The Family Support program provides financial support to assist in maintaining a family member with an intellectual disability in the home. This support is available to children and adults.

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Crisis Intervention

3517 Brandon Ave

Roanoke, VA 24018
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Voice: 540-345-0039

Crisis services offered to children and adolescents who are at risk of entering the hospital or have marked reduction in their psychiatric, adaptive, or behavioral functioning, or an extreme increase in personal distress.  Crisis Intervention provides up to 30 days of short-term counseling intended to prevent exacerbation of the condition and provide treatment in the least restrictive setting.  Services are provided in the office, home, and community.

Therapeutic Day Treatment
3517 Brandon Ave
Roanoke, VA 24018
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Voice: 540-344-4042

Therapeutic Day Treatment services are provided at schools or alternate locations utilizing a 5 hour model including therapeutic, educational, recreational, and social activities in the form of groups and individual work. Collateral services to include case management, family education, training and support, crisis intervention and counseling.  This service is appropriate for youth who meet criteria for a Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED), or at-risk of developing SED. Emphasis is placed on involving parents in the treatment process and working within the multidisciplinary team, with the goal of maintaining the youth in the school, home, and community environments.
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