Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health

Provider: COUNSELING4KIDS - TORRANCE OFFICE

The agency provides mental health services for foster children, ages 3 through 18, who suffer from symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other forms of anxiety related to being abused or witnessing domestic violence in the home. Services include developmental screening, counseling for children affected by domestic violence, infant and early childhood mental health, sexual assualt counseling. Age restrictions apply; there are no geographic restrictions.

The Developmental Screening program for children, age three to five years, is offered to foster parents who have concern about the developmental progress of the child. A screening tool, ASQ-SE, is administered by a professional multi-disciplinary team, in the clinic setting or in the client's home.

Treatment services include individual and family therapy, Dyadic and play-based therapy, and parenting education. Staff are trained in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), the Positive Parenting Program (Triple P), Reflective Parenting, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). Treatment may include the social worker, the foster parents, and sometimes the biological parent. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call to apply; an appointment is required. The child must have a court order for mental health services, must have full scope Medi-Cal, and must have a referral from a social worker or case worker. Further information and a referral form are available on the agency website at www.counseling4kids.org.

The wait list is one to two months. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are fixed fees for service; Full Scope Medi-Cal is accepted.
Application Procedure
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

20101 Hamilton Ave., Ste. 160

Torrance , CA 90502 (Physical)

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Service hours
Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Service/Intake and Administration

(310) 817-2177

FAX

(310) 817-2178 (310) 436-4313

Service/Intake

(310) 817-2177 ext 28 (Intake Coordinator)

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