Anxiety:                                          We work with children/adolescents and families on learning relaxation skills, visual/guided                                                                 imagery,  identify triggers for anxiety, thought stop and thought replacement skills.

Anger Management:               Working with children/adolescents and families on identifying triggers for anger outbursts,                                                                track number of outbursts, teach anger management skills and relaxation skills.

Depression:                                    Working with children/adolescents and families on developing coping skills list, teach                                                                             children/adolescents and families about symptoms of depression, working with                                                                                           children/adolescents and families on developing a  natural support system.

 Independent Living Skills:    We work with adolescents and families on transitioning to adulthood. Work with                                                                                       adolescents on learning budgeting skills, personal hygiene skills, nutritional skills, and                                                                             healthy life styles.

 Mild Autism:                                 We work with child/adolescents and families on setting up routine within the home, social                                                                   and communication skills, and personal boundaries.

Psychosis:                                       Working with children/adolescents and families on understanding psychosis, teach                                                                                  children/adolescents and families strategies to relieve/reduce symptoms, educate on side                                                                    effects of medications, work with children/adolescents on improving quality of life.

Selective Mutism:                     We work with children/adolescents on behavior bridge to increase communication skills                                                                      through small steps while using a behavioral reward system. Teach children/adolescents                                                                      and families relaxation skills, guided imagery, and self-talk.

 ODD:                                               (Oppositional Defiant Disorder) Work with children/adolescents and families on                                                                                         communication skills, increasing level of respect within the home, and educating                                                                                       children/adolescents and families on positive and negative consequences and thinking                                                                           errors.

ADHD:                                             (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) Work with children/adolescents and families on                                                                 setting routine in the home, teach organization and time management skills, educate                                                                               children/adolescents and families on hyperactive and impulsive behaviors and how to                                                                             manage, create behavioral management goals and plan.

Psychoeducation:                     Working with children/adolescents and families on understanding mental health diagnosis                                                                 and teach families about resources for their children/adolescents.

 Substance Abuse:                    We work with children/adolescents and families on identifying triggers for substance use,                                                                   create a personalized relapse prevention plan, and learn new coping skills.

Eating Disorder:                         We work with children/adolescents and families on learning the importance of eating                                                                              nutritionally, create food intake charts for children/adolescents, and teach emotional                                                                              regulation, distress tolerance, mindfulness, and other skills to children/adolescents and                                                                        family.

Hygiene Skills:                            Working with children/adolescents and families on creating a personal hygiene chart to                                                                         follow, track personal hygiene accomplishments, teach appropriate personal hygiene skills                                                                 thorough reading books and demonstrating with dolls.

Nutrition:                                       Teach about basic food groups, work with children/adolescents and families on developing                                                                  balanced menus for the family, track eating patterns for children and/or family.

 

 


Child and Family Services of Yuma, Outpatient Program offers behavioral management to children/adolescents and their families.  With the families assistance, CFS staff work to identify the behavioral issues, teaching replacement behaviors and skills, and encourage behavioral change through positive motivation, developing reward systems with families, and increasing motivation for change.  

Behavior Mangement