Trauma Focused Care
Child and Family Services of Yuma, Outpatient Program offers therapy, family support, and life skills to assist children/adolescents and their families in dealing with past and current trauma in their lives.
Grief and Loss: Working with children/adolescents and families on processing grief and loss around death of loved ones and/or separation from family members.
Self- Harm: Working with children/adolescents and families on identifying triggers for self-harming behaviors, create a safety plan for child/family to follow, teach children/adolescents and family emotional regulation, distress tolerance, mindfulness, and self-esteem skills.
Sexual Abuse: We work with children/adolescents and families on processing past sexual abuse, create a safety plan for children/adolescents and families to follow, teach parents ways they can support and keep their children safe.
RAD: (Reactive Attachment Disorder) We work with children/adolescents and family on understanding diagnosis, teach about appropriate boundaries, educate on the difference between “time out” and “time in” and parenting strategies, process past trauma with children/adolescents and families, work on building and strengthening family relationships.
Adjustment Disorders: We work with children/adolescents and families on changes in their home, school, or family dynamics (i.e. new sibling, moving, transferring schools, divorce, and blended families.)
PTSD: Screening of children/adolescents with the Life Events of Traumatic Experiences, PROPS, and CROPS assessment tools. Work with children/youth and families on processing trauma and work to create an individualized coping skills list.