GENDER DIVERSITY & RESILIENCE PROGRAM
Transgender and Gender Expansive Youth services:
- Gender Diversity & Resilience Program provides psychosocial and medical support for youth through age 18 who are transgender, nonbinary, or exploring their gender identity and/or expression, as well as support for their caregivers.
Crisis services target children at the highest risk for injury, abuse, or trauma:
- Mobile Crisis Intervention Services are provided 365 days a year to stabilize critical situations and prevent suicide, violence, and dangerous behaviors.
- Child Advocacy Center provides a child-friendly environment in which children who have experienced physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect are interviewed for forensic purposes and connected with mental health, advocacy, and medical services.
- Community Emergency Response offers on-site counseling for emergencies that impact large groups in the community, including natural disasters and school violence.
There are many benefits to participating in psychotherapy groups, but now more than ever groups can help! Groups are now available through telehealth.
- If your child is already receiving services from CGC, please ask your clinician for more information.
- If your child is not already in treatment with CGC, please call 203-324-6127 for more information and to schedule an initial intake appointment. Space is limited.
- Groups include:
- Co-Ed Social Skills Group
- Middle School Process Group
- Co-Ed Coping with High School Anxiety Group
- Building Relationships Group
- Gender Diversity and Resilience Groups
- Teen Identity
Specialized treatment services target children of certain age groups and diagnostic categories to foster healthy development:
- Child and Family Therapy provides a range of clinic-based assessment and treatment services for children ages 3-18.
- Child First offers intensive, in-home parent/child therapy and care coordination focused on decreasing the harmful effects of trauma and deprivation on early development (ages prenatal-6). View CGC’s Child First brochure. Click here for more information about the Child First Program. Please click here for a request for service form.
- System of Care helps families with complex needs access integrated services. To learn more about Care Coordination via System of Care, click here.
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT
Testing and Assessment services help identify and design a plan to address developmental, learning and neuropsychological concerns:
- Developmental Evaluations: assess the cognitive, social and emotional functioning of children ages 3-6, identify strengths and challenges in early development and outline ways to address them.
- Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessments: assess the cognitive, educational, and emotional functioning of children and adolescents and provide recommendations to address any challenges that arise.
EARLY CHILDHOOD THERAPEUTIC PARTNERSHIP
Integrated Mental Health Promotion, Prevention and Intervention Services:
- The Early Child Therapeutic Partnership Project was developed when CGC was awarded a five year grant from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) allowing CGC to increase clinical capacity, clinical access and training opportunities within the early childhood space.
- To enroll your child in onsite school-based mental health services at Children’s Learning Centers of Fairfield County; please click here and complete the online form. You can also call CGC at (203) 324-6127 and request school-based services at CLC to begin the enrollment process.