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Programs & Services


The Exchange Club Family Center Programs

 

Our programs are designed to work with each family’s unique needs and designed to help ensure that children are living in homes free of violence, abuse, and neglect.

Adult Anger Management

Working with a trained counselor, clients explore the causes of and reactions to their anger, aftereffects of their actions, and possible alternative behaviors. Learn more...

CASA (COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES)

A program of The Exchange Club Family Center that recruits, trains and supports community volunteers who advocate for abused and neglected children in the Juvenile Court system. CASA is a member of the National Court Appointed Special Advocates Association and the Tennessee CASA Association. CASA’s offices are located at the Juvenile Court of Memphis & Shelby County, 616 Adams Avenue, Memphis, TN 38105. Learn more...

CLUES (Children Learning Useful Skills)

Designed for youth ages 8 to 12 who have displayed unruly or disruptive behavior. This 10-week course provides participants with a forum to explore topics such as self-esteem, peer pressure, age-appropriate behaviors, and positive social skills. Learn more...

Counseling

Whether it is group or individual, counseling is available from trained counselors for both children and adult clients of the Family Center. Therapy is designed to help individuals heal from traumatic violence while recognizing, understanding, and learning to modify the behaviors that have a negative effect on their lives. Learn more...

Domestic Violence Assessment Center for Adult Offenders

Designed for adult offenders, this program provides comprehensive clinical evaluations, risk assessments, and specific recommendations for treatment. Learn more...

Domestic Violence Program for Women

Designed for adults who have experienced domestic violence. Clients receive an initial clinical assessment and participate in group therapy. For clients with children, a class designed for children and childcare is offered during the same period. Learn more...

Domestic Violence Program for Children

Designed for children ages 4 to 18 who have either witnessed or experienced domestic violence. Children receive an initial clinical assessment and participate in age-appropriate group therapy. Caregivers are also provided with educational support and crisis intervention. Learn more...

Family Mediation Services

Provides an opportunity for families to maintain control of the decision making process regarding divorce and custody issues and avoid lengthy litigation in court. Services are available for Divorce, Post-Divorce, Property Settlement and Custody/Visitation cases. Learn more...

First S.T.E.P.S. (Skills To Ensure Parenting Success)

Designed for disadvantaged, first-time teen mothers who show a risk for becoming abusive or negligent parents.This special in-home intervention program teaches young mothers how to become responsible parents. Learn more...

In-Home Parent Aides

Volunteers trained by the Family Center staff provide assistance to parents who either have a long-term history or a risk of abusing or neglecting their children. Aides provide emotional support and serve as role models while helping families with daily parenting and household management tasks. Learn more...

MAP (Male Adolescent Program)

Designed for male adolescents who have shown unruly, disruptive, disorderly, and/or violent behavior at home, school, or in the community. This program provides a safe forum for teens to look at behavioral responses. A 10-week program using a comprehensive counseling format, teaches non-violent problem-solving skills and allows teens to explore a variety of relationship issues. Learn more...

Parent Education Classes

Designed to help parents learn the fundamental skills necessary for parenting. This 10-week course teaches the importance of balancing love and discipline, building self-esteem, positive discipline techniques, and preventing parent burnout. Learn more...

PCIT (Parent Child Interaction Therapy)

Designed to assist parents, who have children age 2 – 6 with significant oppositional behaviors, in learning skills to establish a nurturing relationship with their children while increasing prosocial and decreasing negative behaviors. Learn more...

Play Therapy

Designed for children ages 2 to 4 who have witnessed or experienced family violence or child abuse. This program allows younger children to express emotions,concerns,and fears that they may not be able to fully verbalize because of their age. Learn more...

 

Public Education/In-service Training

Staff provide public presentations/training and in-service trainings for teachers and child care workers on child abuse and domestic violence issues. Learn more...

Safe Exchange

Designed to facilitate safe exchanges of children from one parent to the other parent without contact or conflict occurring with the parents which might negatively impact or traumatize children. Learn more...

Successful Co-Parenting and Divorce Seminar

Designed for divorcing parents. This 4-hour seminar provides vital information on the effects of divorce on children. Topics include how the break-up of the family influences the child, how to avoid common pitfalls that put children in no-win situations and how to anticipate the reactions of children during and after the divorce. Learn more...

Visitation Services:Supervised/therapeutic visitation

Designed to protect children from emotional and psychological trauma by offering a safe and protected environment for visits with non-custodial parents. Therapeutic Visitation adds a structured mental health therapy component to the visits under the guidance of a qualified counselor who uses observation, instruction, modeling, counseling and analysis so that the child receives needed therapy and the parent and child are assisted in repairing and strengthening their relationship. Learn more...

TAME (Teen Anger Management in Effect)

Designed for teen girls with poor anger management skills and unruly behavior. A 10-week program,using a comprehensive counseling format, teaches non-violent problem-solving skills and allows teens to explore a variety of relationship issues. Learn more...

TIPS (Training Intervention for Parents)

Designed for parents of youth who are participating in either CLUES, TAME, or MAP. This group program provides parents with an opportunity to explore their own behaviors as causes and reactions to their children’s anger management issues. Learn more...

 

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