ALTERNATIVES TO COMMITTMENT: FAMILY PRESERVATION P : HOMEBUILDERS FAMILY PRESERVATION

Contact: 910-202-1281 ,

Location: Wilmington, New hanover County, NC

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

Length of service: 1 to 3 months

The Homebuilders model is an Evidence Based Program that is highly successful at reducing out of home placement and providing concrete support in times of crisis. This program would eliminate existing service gaps in the current continuum of care, while additionally diversifying family centered treatment. The model requires caseloads to remain on average at 2 families with ten hours of treatment per week completed by one professional. Services are rendered in the home or community for 4-6 weeks.

Problem Areas Addressed:

  • Family - child welfare concerns
  • Family - family relationship quality
  • Family - parenting skills
  • School - school behavior
  • Community and peers - anti-social influences
  • Mental health - treatment
  • Aggression - bullying/threatening
  • Aggression - violence (physical aggression)
  • Attitudes - attitudes toward authority
  • Attitudes - victim awareness
  • Skills - self-regulation skills
  • Skills - social skills

Minimum Age Served: 6
Maximum Age Served: : 20
Target Gender: : All

After Hours Availability:

Evenings

Enrollment Requirement: :

  • Referral form
  • Other

Counties Served:

New hanover , Pender

Program Classification:

Mental Health And Substance Use
> Home Based Mental Health Services
--> Home Based Mental Health Services

Payment Type:

  • No charge