Group Descriptions

Relapse Prevention

The modality used for Relapse Prevention is: WRAP. WRAP stands for Wellness-Recovery-Action-Plan.  WRAP is a popular system for monitoring and relieving uncomfortable feelings and behaviors, working on recovery, maintaining wellness and making your life the way you want it to be.  While WRAP was developed by, and for, people who experience mental health difficulties, it can be used to treat substance abuse, provide a guide in working toward life goals, improve relationships, help build communication skills and increase interpersonal skills with others.

Teen DBT Processing

Juveniles will discuss and work through real life scenarios and relapse triggers, and assist one another in applying skills from there DBT group.

Adult Cognitive Self Change

Cognitive Self Change is based on the National Model of CSC and addresses the cognitive thinking errors and faulty core beliefs that lead to high risk behaviors and continued relapse in addiction. Individuals are taught how to identify immediate thinking errors as they arise and alternative thinking patters that can make them more successful in taking accountability and changing problematic behaviors.

Adult DBT

This group is focused on teaching skills to combat dysfunctional patterns and help individuals change behavioral, emotional thinking, and interpersonal patterns. Individuals will learn how to become more mindful of their feelings, thoughts and behaviors, regulate their emotions and become more resilient.

Teen Empowerment Group (female’s only)

This group is for girls 13-17 years old and addresses the unique needs of adolescent girls and young women. Based on Stephanie Covington’s program ‘Voices: A Program of Self Discovery ad Empowerment’, this group encourages girls to seek and celebrate their own identites by giving them a safe space, encouragement, structure and support to embrace their important journey of self discovery.

Parent Group

A comprehensive parenting class for parenting teenagers and ‘tweens. Active Parenting of Teens is a program that addresses our complicated day and age. With this parenting curriculum, parent’s will gain confidence and courage to meet the challenges) of their children’s teen years. Areas of focus are: teens & technology (the Internet, social networking sites, etc.), the latest in teen drug use prevention (including prescription drugs), teen bullying: how to spot it, how to handle it, special stepfamily considerations, how brain development affects teen behavior and decision- making, improved discipline and communication, updated teen sexuality issues.

M-TREM (male’s only)

The Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) is a fully manualized, group-based intervention designed to facilitate trauma recovery among men with histories of exposure to sexual and physical abuse.

Teen DBT

Teens will learn how to become more mindful of their feelings, thoughts and behaviors, regulate their emotions and become more resilient and manage distress through improving their relationships and finding balance and acceptance.

Connections

Connections group is a multifaceted approach, developed to address issues relating to shame, and to facilitate the development of shame resilience. The curriculum is ideal for populations working with issues such as self esteem, love and belonging, authenticity, the development of empathy, connection, and power, and the ability to cultivate a resilient spirit.

Beyond Trauma (female’s only)

This group explores and educates on trauma and the impact it has on individual’s lives. Individuals will learn how trauma and abuse has impacted their lives and develop coping mechanisms to assist them in learning to feel grounded, safe and more focused on positive goals.

Relationship Detox

Relationship issues are a major cause of relapse for men and women in recovery.  Relationship Detox group is a self-help group to assist clients in developing healthy relationships in recovery.  Individuals in this recovery will examine their own relationship issues and begin to make healthy changes as needed.

TREM (female’s only)

The Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) is a fully manualized, group-based intervention designed to facilitate trauma recovery among women with histories of exposure to sexual and physical abuse.