AMIKIDS NORTH CAROLINA FAMILY SERVICES - CENTRAL

Location: Durham, Durham County, NC

Oversight: This program receives funding and/or oversight by DPS.

Length of service: 4 to 6 months

AMIkids NCFS provides in-home Functional Family Therapy (FFT) Services to youth and their families in 89 out of 100 counties across North Carolina through a contract with the DPS, DACJJ. FFT is an evidenced based model in which a therapist consistently works with all family members throughout the duration of treatment and focuses on family roles and needs, motivation, replacement skills, and extending learned skills into the community to break negative behavioral cycles.

Problem Areas Addressed:

  • Family - family relationship quality
  • Family - parenting skills
  • School - school attachment
  • School - school behavior
  • Community and peers - anti-social influences
  • Community and peers - community
  • Alcohol and drugs - treatment
  • Mental health - treatment
  • Aggression - animal cruelty
  • Aggression - bullying/threatening
  • Aggression - firestarting
  • Aggression - violence (physical aggression)
  • Attitudes - attitudes toward authority
  • Attitudes - victim awareness
  • Skills - self-regulation skills
  • Skills - social skills
  • Employment and free time - free time

Minimum Age Served: 10
Maximum Age Served: : 18
Target Gender: : All

After Hours Availability:

Evenings

Enrollment Requirement: :

  • Referral form
  • Other

Counties Served:

Alamance , Caswell , Chatham , Cumberland , Durham , Franklin , Granville , Harnett , Johnston , Lee , Montgomery , Moore , Orange , Person , Randolph , Vance , Warren

Program Classification:

Mental Health And Substance Use
> Home Based Mental Health Services
--> Functional Family Therapy (FFT)

Payment Type:

  • No charge