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The Fulton County Oak Hill Child, Adolescent & Family Center offers the following services to youth and adolescents between the ages of 0 to 21 years old:

  • School-Based Services
  • Psychiatric Assessments
  • Individual & Group Therapy
  • Consultation to Schools & Community-Based Agencies
  • Crisis Evaluation & Management

Kids

Other specialized programs  & services include the following:

  • Juvenile Justice System Services - a behavioral health clinician from the Fulton County Oak Hill Child, Adolescent & Family Center is available at the Walk-In Crisis Counseling Clinic located at the Fulton County Juvenile Court, every Monday and Tuesday from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. ¬†The Fulton County Juvenile Court is located at 395 Pryor Street, SW, Atlanta, GA 30312. ¬†Our behavioral health clinician offers brief interventions and referrals for follow-up treatment. ¬† The goal is to reduce the number of Unruly Petitions filed at the Court,and to assist families with receiving counseling.
  • Therapeutic Summer Program - ¬†provides a safe environment for youth during the summer, and is designed for children & adolescents who typically do not succeed in traditional community-based summer programs. ¬† Youth ¬†engage in individual and group therapy to learn social skills, anger management, conflict resolution, and other pro-social behaviors to ensue their success at home, school, and in the community. They also spend time in separate groups to focus on gender specific issues. ¬† ¬† The Summer Program is for youth receiving services under the Fulton County Clubhouse and Apex Grants. ¬†This program operates during the summer school recess and meals are provided.
  • The Fulton County Clubhouse ¬†for Youth - the Clubhouse will serve as the outpatient adolescent substance abuse treatment program for youth ages 14 thru 18 years old. ¬† Services will be offered during non-traditional hours to allow youth an alternative place to spend their after-school hours. ¬† The program will have a "clubhouse" atmosphere with activities geared towards adolescents and young adults, including pool tables, Wii, PlayStation, and outdoor basketball courts. ¬† Youth also will take educational and social field trips. ¬† This program operates Monday thru Friday from 2:00 PM to 7:00 PM, and Saturday from 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM. ¬† You can reach the Fulton County Clubhouse for Youth at (404) 612-7111.
  • Georgia Apex Project - Apex provides school-based mental health services in an effort to reduce the number of youth with unmet mental health needs that contribute to poor academic performance and juvenile justice referrals. ¬†The Georgia Apex Project has three primary objectives: ¬†1.) ¬†Provide greater access to mental health services for students; 2.) Provide for the early detection of students mental health needs; 3.) Sustain increased coordination between Georgia's community mental health providers, local schools, ¬†and school districts in which they reside. ¬†Master level licensed and/or license eligible clinicians are assigned to Forrest Hill Academy, Alonzo Crim Open Campus, Banneker High School, Creekside High School, Woodland Middle School, and Heritage Elementary School. ¬†Youth receive school based-individual and/or group counseling, and case management services. ¬†Referrals for additional resources, including more intensive behavioral health services are provided as needed. ¬†

 

GROUP THERAPY

The Fulton County Oak Hill Child, Adolescent & Family Center offers the following group therapy programs:

  1. Grief & Loss Group - teaches skills for youth to cope with life's difficulties, such as: divorce, the incarceration of a parent, death of a loved one, etc.
  2. Coping Skills Group - teaches skills that enables youth to successfully cope with difficult periods in their lives
  3. ADHD Group - educates youth and their family members about the diagnosis of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) while teaching coping skills and techniques to be successful at school, with homework, making friends, etc.

PARTNERSHIPS

The Fulton County Oak Hill Child Adolescent & Family Center and the Fulton County Clubhouse for Youth are involved with the following community partnerships to have an impact on the lives of youth:

  • Social Justice Pathway Partners - the primary goal of this partnership is to reduce the number of school referrals to the Fulton County Juvenile Court in an effort to keep students in school, and out of court, to improve educational outcomes. ¬†An inter-agency governance agreement on the handling of school offenses exist between the Atlanta Independent School System and Fulton County Juvenile Court. ¬†
  • Sheltering Arms - this collaborative provides Sheltering Arms with one on-site master level licensed clinician to provide for early detection of behavioral health needs, and provide education and consultation to parents, staff, and the community.
  • Fulton Life Enrichment Foundation, Inc. - Both the Oak Hill Child, Adolescent & Family Center and the Fulton County Clubhouse for Youth receive support from the Fulton Life Enrichment ¬†Foundation, Inc. (www.fultonlifeenrichment.org). ¬† The mission of the Foundation is to support children and youth health programs in Fulton County through fundraising and public education. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†

For more information about programs and services offered by the Fulton County Oak Hill Child, Adolescent & Family Center, or to schedule an appointment, please call (404) 612-4111.   The Fulton County Oak Hill Child, Adolescent & Family Center also is part of the Fulton Family Care Network.

 

 

 
 

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