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• NYC Dept of Probation - Juvenile Division
• St. Vincent's Services /Adolescent Residences
• Forestdale, Inc
• Andrus Childrens' Center
• Esperanza, juvenile justice program
• Association to Benefit Children, Preventive
• The Legal Aid Society
• Bronx Lebanon Hospital Center
• Kings County Hospital - Rehabilitation Dept
• Ohel Children’s Home and Family Services, Preventive
• Sanctuary for Families
• New Dawn
• InMotion Legal Services for violence against women
• The After-School Corporation (TASC)
Following are some examples of clinical art therapy groups we can provide for children and families at your site.
Trauma Recovery Groups
For adults, adolescents, or children. Helping witnesses and/or survivors of domestic violence or sexual and relational abuse heal. Groups integrate the creative arts into evidence-based practice models for trauma treatment.
Groups for children and parents These family groups focus on enhancing relationships and improving communication. Groups can be for the whole family, several families, one parent with one child, or siblings together. Coaching and support to help parents appropriately play with their children through the arts. Practicing pro-social skills for relating to family and peers.
For boys, girls, or adults. Using best-practice cognitive-behavioral interventions combined with art therapy to identify triggers, uncover underlying emotions, and develop more adaptive responses. Loss & bereavement Groups for children or families dealing with traumatic or ambiguous loss, such as death of a caregiver, unexpected or violent death, an incarcerated parent, or caregivers outside the U.S.
Geared specifically to women’s issues, including maintaining healthy relationship and boundaries, self-care, parenting, and communication skills.
Parenting the Challenging Child
Providing support, an outlet for difficult feelings, and management skills for parents of children with learning problems and/or severe emotional disturbance.
Topics vary but include— relationships, sexuality, academic problems, delinquency, gang involvement, communication skills, conflict resolution, creativity and empowerment.
A therapeutic space to express aggressive behavior through the creation of fantasy characters, role play, and object construction/destruction. Emphasis on pro-social behavior, personal boundaries and emotional regulation.