Children's Behavioral Health Services
Easter Seals UCP is Dedicated to Strengthening Families
Knowing when or who to turn to for help during crisis and stressful situations is challenging. Easterseals UCP continues to provide support through the COVID-19 pandemic to help children and their families. We offer services and resources for families and parents who are:
- Frustrated and discouraged by new, unexplained and unexpected behavioral changes
- Involved with the legal system
- Experiencing unusual and unhealthy arguments on a regular basis
- Noticing significant changes in mood and interactions with others
- Considering out of home treatment options for their child
We provide comprehensive, office and community based mental health services for families with children from birth to 18 years of age. Services are intended to increase resiliency by building on strengths and community supports to help families care for children in their own homes and provide the tools for children to thrive. We strive to provide services that are research based and proven to provide effective solutions and outcomes for the child and family.
Easter Seals UCP Children's Mental Health Services:Child First NCChild First North Carolina is a collaborative effort with Trillium Health Resources, Easterseals UCP, Child First National Program Office and North Carolina Council of Community Programs that helps vulnerable young children and families improve relationships, protect them, and provide an intense home-based plan. Community Assessment and Response to Expedite Services (C.A.R.E.S)Our i2i Award Winning Innovation Program C.A.R.E.S. model provides meaningful and supportive interventions that are designed to engage and link children and their families to services following a mental health crisis. We ensure quick access to quality clinical services that meet individual’s needs in their communities with a tailored supportive approach that maximizes the youth and family’s voice. Family Transition Support Services Foster CareMore than 400,000 children and teens are in the Foster Care System nationwide. We are committed to providing the highest quality of treatment and foster care services that promote success for children and youth. Intensive In-Home Based Services (IIH)Intensive In Home is a 3 to 6 month partnership between our professional three person mental health team and families to first understand then address troublesome behaviors or psychiatric and emotional problems. In addition to weekly, child, parent, and family based counseling, IIH teams are on call 24 hours each day to provide assistance in a crisis. Mobile Crisis Management (MCM)Mobile Crisis Management provides integrated, short-term crisis response, stabilization and intervention for adults and children experiencing mental health or chemical dependency crisis. The Team can come to you where you are. Learn more Multi-Systemic TherapyMulti-Systemic Therapy (MST) is a program designed for youth generally between the ages of 12 and 17 who have antisocial, aggressive/violent behaviors and are at risk of out-of-home placement due to delinquency; adjudicated youth returning from out-of-home placement; chronic or violent juvenile offenders; and/or youth with serious emotional disturbances or abusing substances and their families. Outpatient Services and Medication ManagementWe provide evaluations and assessments to determine the most effective approach to improve mental health and wellness of the people we serve. School Based ServicesThis program provides therapy to school-aged children in Wake, Durham and Johnston Counties. Wraparound Program Wraparound is a community-based program working with kids with significant behavioral challenges and their families in their home and community. The program serves youth ages 6-20 years old who live in Wayne or Sampson Counties or within a 30-mile radius of the Easterseals UCP Goldsboro office.
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