Child and Youth Counsellors

Substance Abuse Day Treatment Program

CYC role with Substance Abuse Day Treatment Program: 

  • A day program for adolescents coping with issues related to substance use/abuse.
  • Implements the “harm reduction” model of care for adolescents as individuals and within groups.
  • Assistance with school program.
  • Facilitate and co-facilitate therapeutic groups.
  • Provides support to parents and caregivers of youth.
  • Work with adolescent in a “primary worker” function to assist with development of treatment goals.
  • Work with youth to acknowledge success and strategies to support their efforts as they transition to community.