CHARACTER CRITTERS
This is a story and activity approach to teaching character to preschool, kindergarten and young children ages 4 to 9. This program was designed to be used by teachers or counselors in a classroom, summer camp, or day care setting and private programs. The program teaches six concepts of character: Trustworthiness, Respect, Fairness, Caring, Citizenship and Responsibility.


CHARACTER COUNTS

This is a nationally recognized program used with grades K through 12. The framework is centered on the following values: Trustworthiness, Respect, Responsibility, Fairness, Caring and Citizenship.


GIRLS CIRCLE
Body Image (Ages 12+)

This program examines cultural messages and personal beliefs that influence body image.

Paths to the Future (Ages 12+)

This is a skill building support circle for at-risk or court-involved girls.

Being a Girl (Ages 11-13)

This group introduces girls to a positive experience of a support circle.


NURTURING PARENTS
This evidence-based Nurturing Parent Program focuses on the development of empathy, self-worth, self-awareness, empowerment, discipline with dignity, appropriate family roles and age-appropriate expectations of children’s development.


PLAY GROUP
Program for children 0 to 6 years offers parents and toddlers an environment to learn and grow while having fun with others in a nurturing environment.


ADOLESCENT SUBSTANCE ABUSE
Creative Family Solutions uses The Matrix Model for Teens and Young Adults for the intensive outpatient substance abuse program. It consists of three different groups as we  as individual and family counseling sessions as needed.  In the program, clients are offered the opportunity to discuss their struggles with addiction and current triggers, as well as share successes and lessons learned. The group has scheduled topics but also includes a supportive component which allows the clients to learn from each other and provide support when needed.







INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING
Life skills, Parent/Child Therapy, Play Therapy, Self-Esteem, Stress Management, Etc.


FAMILY AND MARRIAGE COUNSELING
Co-parenting, Couples Counseling, Custody Evaluations, Divorce Counseling and Marriage Counseling



FINS (FAMILIES IN NEED OF SERVICES)
Families are referred to FINS before getting involved in the juvenile justice system. We attend hearings, provide case management, monitor progress for six months, coordinate services with outside agencies, schools, courts, physicians, and provide counseling recommended to CFS from the FINS panel.


JUVENILE & PRETRIAL SERVICES
We coordinate with State and Parish Probation and the District Attorney’s Pretrial Intervention Program to provide case management and support, random drug screens, and provide treatment on an individual basis.


ADULT BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION
Participants learn effective ways to manage anger, stop violence or the threat of violence, and to develop self-control over thoughts and actions. Also, groups receive feedback and support from other members.

Character Critters | Character Counts | Nurturing Parenting | Play Group (children ages 0-6) | Girls Circle Programs |
Painting Programs | Court-Ordered Juvenile Substance Abuse (MATRIX Model)

PROGRAMS

Individual Counseling | Marriage Counseling | Family Counseling | FINS (Families In Need of Services) | Juvenile Services | Pretrial Services | Adult Behavior Modification | Parent Education Programs | Teen Education Programs | Court-Ordered Services

Educational/Informational Presentations | Girls Groups | Being a Girl | Coping with Cliques | Girls Circle Programs |

Canvas Painting | Playgroup | School Readiness Workshop

SERVICES

COMMUNITY EDUCATION