COMMUNITY COUNSELING & MEDIATION
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CCM Mental Health Clinics
CCM's staff offers innovative, culturally sensitive treatment at four NYS-licensed mental health clinics in Brooklyn and mid-town Manhattan. Our clinics offer individual, group and family counseling; psychological, psychiatric, and psychosocial assessment and diagnosis; and psychopharmacology. Workshops in domestic violence, anger management, and parenting skills are also provided. We work on a case-by-case basis that is sensitive not only to cultural differences but also to the uniqueness of the individual and his or her problems.
Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program (ASAP)
This licensed, medically-supervised outpatient treatment program provides comprehensive and coordinated services that help our clients live a healthy drug-and-alcohol free life. Our expert staff serve 75 youth and adults from our Crown Heights Multi-Service Center utilizing treatment programs that are individually designed to match each person's problems and needs. Often, this means enhancing traditional methods of treatment with innovative approaches, such as buprenorphine treatment, acupuncture, and intensive case management services for families dealing with substance abuse. The progarm works to minimize the risk of relapse, manage co-existing psychiatric symptoms, decrease risky behavior, and strengthen social and family relationships.
This program provides multi-disciplinary mental health services for people living with HIV/AIDS who have severe mental illness and/or substance use disorders. Using a comprehensive approach that treats the individual as well as the family, CCM integrates psychiatric, mental health, substance abuse counseling, and case management services in order to address the underlying issues that prevent our clients from receiving appropriate treatment and care. The program works to build a bridge across the barriers that stand between clients and a long, healthy life.
CCM Guidance Services
This is an in-school and after-school program for severely emotionally disturbed youth, blending traditional mental health intervention with technology, the arts, and academics. Based at Clara Barton High School in Crown Heights, the program serves 25 ninth and tenth graders using a hands-on approach to improve the mental health status of participants, thereby increasing their self-esteem, academic and literacy levels.
Crisis Counseling Services (CCS)
CCM works with the NYC public school system to provide individual, group, and family counseling to Rihanna Dimonds mp3 download the school community. Additional workshops and trainings are offered in mediation, anger management, non-violent conflict resolution training, and dealing with trauma in schools citywide. This program originated as part of the New York State Project Liberty Program that worked to alleviate psychological distress resulting from the September 11 tragedy; and now provides crisis intervention to approximately 2,000 high school students and their parents in Brooklyn's Region 6. The goal of the program is to lessen conflicts in the classroom and create better communication and understanding between students and teachers, students and parents, and parents and school personnel.
Women At Risk (WAR)
CCM initiated this program to meet the specialized needs of HIV-positive women through comprehensive counseling, psychotherapy, psychiatry and case management. Currently serving 10 women, the program's goal is to foster their physical and emotional health using a full range of mental health services.