Children and Families

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Assessment

CDC Behavioral Health – Hamilton & Middletown, Ohio

Services
We provide complete biopsychosocial assessments to evaluate the need for mental health and/or substance use/abuse treatment. A variety of treatment tools are utilized to gain a comprehensive picture of an individual’s strengths, needs and ultimate therapeutic goals. We then connect each individual to needed services to achieve their treatment goals.

Child & Adolescent Counseling Services

Services
Child & Adolescent Counseling Services (CACS), partially supported by United Way, helps children and their families work toward regaining emotional health. Clinicians provide mental health diagnostic evaluations for children and youth, ages five through 18.
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Ave, 4th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219
Phone: 513.558.5878
Fax: 513.558.5076

Connections for Life

Services
Connections for Life (CfL), partially supported by United Way, is a formal collaborative that serves young (birth through five-years old) children who have experienced chronic and complex trauma and have a developmental delay. Its partners are Central Clinic Behavioral Health’s Child & Family Treatment Center, Cincinnati Occupational Therapy Institute, and the Hearing Speech & Deaf Center of Greater Cincinnati. CfL first provides mental health diagnostic evaluations which are then followed by occupational therapy and speech evaluations.
Locations
Location:  Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone: 513.558.5878
Fax: 513.558.5076

Family Access to Integrated Recovery (FAIR)

Services
Family Access to Integrated Recovery (FAIR) is a program developed from a collaborative effort between the Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, the Children’s Services Division of Hamilton County Job and Family Services (HCJFS), and Central Clinic Behavioral Health. FAIR is responsible for assessment, referral for services, and care management of the behavioral health needs of children and family members who are involved with Children’s Services. FAIR provides an entry to mental health and/or alcohol and drug services, and also monitors the service to ensure the child welfare goals of safety, permanence, and well-being are incorporated into treatment.
Locations
Location: 2208 Reading Rd, Cincinnati OH 45202 .
Phone: 513.651.4142
Fax: 513.651.2310

Family Healing Center (Butler and Clermont Counties)

Services
The Family Healing Center (FHC) is a program designed to provide therapeutic visitation, individual and family therapy to children and families when the child has been removed by Children’s Services due to drug abuse, and/or physical abuse or neglect.  While some children may be in the custody of a relative, they have an open case with Children’s Services. While the child is the identified client, FHC staff is working closely with the biological parents to help them achieve the skills they need to reunify with their children and provide a safe home for them.
Locations

Butler County

Location: 2100 Pleasant Avenue, Hamilton, OH 45015
Phone: 513.867.5650
Fax: 513.867.5669

Clermont County

Location : 2400 Clermont Center Drive, Suite 204B, Batavia OH 45103
Phone : 513.732.7190
Fax: 513.732.7194

MHAP (Mental Health Access Point)

Services
As the front door to the Hamilton County public mental health system, Mental Health Access Point (MHAP’s) primary mission is to provide a standardized entry to a system of care that ensures that services are available, accessible, and of high quality. MHAP staff are available 24/7/365 to answer calls and connect consumers to appropriate services.
MHAP’s primary function is to access, authorize and connect individuals and families to the appropriate mental health services. Clinicians can provide mental health assessments, transitional case management and transitional medication management services, coordinate mental health referrals, provide housing assessments, and application assistance for Medicaid and Social Security enrollment.
For more information, please visit http://www.mentalhealthaccesspoint.org .
Locations

Ready-to-Learn School-Based Services

Services
Ready to Learn School-Based Services, (RtL) partially supported by United Way, help children and their families work toward being successful at home, school, and in the community. Clinicians provide mental health diagnostic evaluations for children and youth, ages five through 18, in the school that RtL provides services as well as in our office location.
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Ave, 4th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.558.5878
Fax: 513.558.5076

Young Child Institute

Services
The Young Child Institute (YCI) program, partially supported by United Way , knows that emotional bonding is critical for children to succeed in pre-school and kindergarten. Research shows that the first three years of a child’s life are essential for healthy social and emotional development. YCI provides mental health diagnostic evaluations for children ages birth to five years of age and their primary caregivers.
Locations
Location: 512 Maxwell Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.872.1155
Fax: 513.751.0401

Counseling (Individual, Family, & Group)

Adult Services

Services
If you are an adult age 18 or older and experiencing a crisis, feeling depressed, anxious or overwhelmed and want help, clinical counseling and assessment are provided to assist individuals experiencing life crisis and/or serious mental illness. An array of counseling services is offered, including clinical counseling, medication services, case management, transgender wellness, culturally responsive services for African American men and more. Therapy is available for individuals, as well as their families, couples and groups.
Locations

CDC Behavioral Health (Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio)

Services
CDC provides mental health and substance use/abuse assessment and treatment services to children, families, and adults. Services include psychological testing as well as individual, group, family, and marriage counseling, intensive outpatient SUD services, domestic violence services, case management, and psychiatric medication management services. We connect each individual to needed services to achieve their treatment goals.

Child & Adolescent Counseling Services

Services
Child & Adolescent Counseling Services, (CACS) partially supported by United Way, helps children, youth, and their families work toward regaining emotional health. CACS uses a range of evidence-based treatment models and therapists have been trained in a variety of trauma-informed models. Children and youth experiencing depression, anxiety, loss, trauma, behavioral problems, etc. may receive individual, family, and/or group counseling.
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Ave, 4th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.558.5878
Fax: 513.558.5076

Connections for Life

Services
Connections for Life (CfL), partially supported by United Way, is a formal collaborative that serves young children, ages birth through five, who have experienced chronic and complex trauma and have a developmental delay. Its partners are Central Clinic Behavioral Health’s Child & Family Treatment Center, Cincinnati Occupational Therapy Institute, and the Hearing Speech & Deaf Center of Greater Cincinnati. CfL’s primary goal is to remediate the effect chronic trauma has on children’s development. After participating in mental health, speech and occupational therapy evaluations, young children and their families receive counseling .
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Avenue – Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone: 513.558.5878
Fax: 513.558.5076

Family Access to Integrated Recovery (FAIR)

Services
Family Access to Integrated Recovery (FAIR) is a program developed from a collaborative effort between the Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, the Children’s Services Division of Hamilton County Job and Family Services (HCJFS), and Central Clinic Behavioral Health. FAIR is responsible for assessment, referral for services, and care management of the behavioral health needs of children and family members who are involved with Children’s Services. FAIR provides an entry to mental health and/or alcohol and drug services and monitors the service to ensure the child welfare goals of safety, permanence, and well-being are incorporated into treatment. FAIR also provides transitional services including psychiatric medication management, case management, and therapy.
Locations
Location: 2208 Reading Rd, Cincinnati OH 45202 .
Phone: 513.651.4142
Fax: 513.651.2310

Family Healing Center (Butler and Clermont Counties)

Services
The Family Healing Center (FHC) is a program designed to provide therapeutic visitation, individual and family therapy to children and families when the child has been removed by Children’s Services due to drug abuse, and/or physical abuse or neglect.  While some children may be in the custody of a relative, they have an open case with Children’s Services. While the child is the identified client, the FHC staff are also working closely with the biological parents to help them achieve the skills they need to reunify with their children and provide a safe home for them.
Locations

Butler County

Location: 2100 Pleasant Avenue, Hamilton, OH 45015
Phone: 513.867.5650
Fax: 513.867.5669

Clermont County

Location: 2400 Clermont Center Drive, Suite 204B, Batavia OH 45103
Phone: 513.732.7190
Fax: 513.732.7194

Youth Child Institute

Services
The Young Child Institute (YCI) program, partially supported by United Way, provides clinical treatment services for children ages birth to five years of age and their primary caregivers. The services follow evidence-based models and are designed to enhance the social and emotional development of these very young children by strengthening parent-child attachment. We offer individual, family, and group counseling.
Locations
Location: 512 Maxwell Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.871.1155
Fax: 513.751.0401

Outpatient (Case Management & Medication Services)

CDC Behavioral Health (Hamilton and Middletown, Ohio)

Services
CDC provides mental health and substance use disorder assessment and treatment to children, families, and adults in Butler County. This includes individual, group, couples and family counseling, intensive outpatient SUD, domestic violence services, psychological testing, psychiatric medication management, case management, peer support and care coordination .  We help connect each individual to needed services to achieve their treatment goals.

Child & Adolescent Counseling Services

Services
Child & Adolescent Counseling Services, (CACS) partially supported by United Way, helps children, youth, and their families work toward regaining emotional health. CACS uses a range of evidence-based treatment models and therapists have been trained in a variety of trauma-informed models. Children and youth experiencing depression, anxiety, loss, trauma, behavioral problems, etc. are first assessed before receiving counseling. In addition, they may be referred to case management and medication services as needed.
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Ave, 4th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.558.5878
Fax: 513.558.5076

Connections for Life

Services
Connections for Life (CfL), partially supported by United Way, is a formal collaborative that serves young children, ages birth through five, who have experienced chronic and complex trauma and have a developmental delay. Its partners are Central Clinic Behavioral Health’s Child & Family Treatment Center, Cincinnati Occupational Therapy Institute, and the Hearing Speech & Deaf Center of Greater Cincinnati.  After participating in mental health, speech and occupational therapy evaluations, young children and their families receive counseling. In addition, they may be referred to case management and medication services as needed.
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Avenue – Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone: 513.558.5878
Fax: 513.558.5076

Family Access to Integrated Recovery (FAIR)

Services
Family Access to Integrated Recovery (FAIR) is a program developed from a collaborative effort between the Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board, the Children’s Services Division of Hamilton County Job and Family Services (HCJFS), and Central Clinic Behavioral Health. FAIR is responsible for assessment, referral for services, and care management of the behavioral health needs of children and family members who are involved with Children’s Services. FAIR provides an entry to mental health and/or alcohol and drug services and monitors the service to ensure the child welfare goals of safety, permanence, and well-being are incorporated into treatment. FAIR also provides transitional services including psychiatric medication management, case management, and therapy
Locations
Location: 2208 Reading Rd, Cincinnati OH 45202 .
Phone: 513.651.4142
Fax: 513.651.2310

Family Healing Center (Butler and Clermont Counties)

Services
Family Healing Center is a trauma focused, evidence based therapeutic visitation model designed to address family issues that are barriers to adequate parenting and family reunification. The program’s primary goal is to help families reunify and establish a healthy and functional family unit. This program is responsible for all court ordered supervised visits in Butler and Clermont Counties. The program partners with and actively collaborates with Children Services and other community providers serving these family members.
Locations

Butler County

Location: 2100 Pleasant Avenue, Hamilton, OH 45015
Phone: 513.867.5650
Fax: 513.867.5669

Clermont County

2400 Clermont Center Drive, Suite 204B, Batavia OH 45103
Phone: 513.732.7190
Fax: 513.732.7194

Mental Health Access Point (MHAP)

Services
As the front door to the Hamilton County public mental health system, Mental Health Access Point (MHAP’s) primary mission is to provide a standardized entry to a system of care that ensures that services are available, accessible, and of high quality. MHAP staff are available 24/7/365 to answer calls and connect consumers to appropriate services.
MHAP’s primary function is to access, authorize and connect individuals and families to the appropriate mental health services. Clinicians can provide mental health assessments, transitional case management and transitional medication management services, coordinate mental health referrals, provide housing assessments, and application assistance for Medicaid and Social Security enrollment.
For more information, please visit http://www.mentalhealthaccesspoint.org .
Locations

Young Child Institute

Services
The Young Child Institute (YCI) program, partially supported by United Way, provides clinical treatment services for children ages birth to five years of age and their primary caregivers. The services follow evidence-based models and are designed to enhance the social and emotional development of these very young children by strengthening parent-child attachment. Young children are first assessed before receiving counseling.  In addition, they may be referred to case management and medication services as needed.
Locations
Location: 512 Maxwell Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.871.1155
Fax: 513.751.0401

Therapeutic Visitation

Family Healing Center (Butler and Clermont Counties)

Services
Family Healing Center is a trauma focused, evidence based therapeutic visitation model designed to address family issues that are barriers to adequate parenting and family reunification. The program’s primary goal is to help families reunify and establish a healthy and functional family unit. This program is responsible for all court ordered supervised visits in Butler and Clermont Counties. The program partners and actively collaborates with BCCS and other community providers serving these family members. While the child is the identified client, the FHC staff are also working closely with the biological parents to help them achieve the skills they need to reunify with their children and provide a safe home for them.
Locations

Butler County

Location: 2100 Pleasant Avenue, Hamilton, OH 45015
Phone: 513.867.5650
Fax: 513.867.5669

Clermont County

Location: 2400 Clermont Center Drive, Suite 204B, Batavia OH 45103
Phone: 513.732.7190
Fax: 513.732.7194

Intensive In Home-Based Treatment (IHBT)

Family Healing Center – Clermont County

Services
The Intensive In Home-Based Treatment program is a comprehensive behavioral health service provided to families in Clermont County through the Family Healing Center. This preventive program provides services for families involved with Children’s Services. Home-based case managers and therapists provide coordination and support for children and families by integrating diagnostic assessment, crisis response, individual and family counseling, and rehabilitative skill development with the goal of either preventing an out of home placement or to facilitate a successful transition back to home.
Locations
Location : 2400 Clermont Center Drive, Suite 204B, Batavia OH 45103
Phone: 513.732.7190
Fax: 513.732.7194

School-Based services

Ready to Learn

Services
The Ready to Learn School-Based Services (RtL), partially supported by United Way, provides and coordinates school-based behavioral health services – prevention, intervention, and counseling.  Activities and services are designed to enhance the students’ strengths and reduce risk factors that are barriers to learning, allowing for social-emotional growth and academic achievement. RtL is presently in seven schools within Cincinnati Public Schools and CISE (Catholic Inner-City School Education Fund).  Students are first assessed before receiving counseling.  In addition, referrals can be made for case management and medication management services as needed.
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Ave, 4th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.558.6635 or 513.238.8010
Fax: 513.558.5076

Therapeutic Mentoring

Therapeutic Mentoring Program

Services
The Therapeutic Mentoring Program, partially funded by Hamilton County Mental Health and Recovery Services Board and the Mental Health Recovery Board Serving Warren and Clinton Counties, is a highly effective community-based program that services children/youth (7-17 years old) with the greatest risk for juvenile delinquency, negative relationships, academic failure, and poor decision-making.  Mentors teach, coach, and aid children/youth and families in developing and practicing specific skills while addressing behavioral, emotional, and developmental needs.
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Ave, 4th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.556.0284
Fax: 513.558.5076

Psychological Testing

CDC Behavioral Health – Hamilton, Ohio

Services
We provide complete biopsychosocial assessments and psychological testing services such as diagnostic clarification, cognitive, achievement, personality, projective as well as any in depth analyses as requested by the referral source. A variety of testing tools are utilized to gain a comprehensive picture of an individual’s strengths, needs and ultimate therapeutic goals.

Child & Adolescent Counseling Services

Services
Child & Adolescent Counseling Services, (CACS) partially supported by United Way , helps children and youth (6-18 years old), and their families work toward regaining emotional health. T he goal of psychological testing is one (or more) of the following:

  1. to determine areas of special need
  2. to determine a child’s level of developmental or cognitive functioning
  3. to determine a child’s pattern of strengths and weaknesses
  4. to determine what, if any, mental health disorders are interfering with the child’s current functioning
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building , 2825 Burnet Ave, 4th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.558.5878
Fax: 513.558.5076

Connections for Life

Services
Connections for Life (CfL), partially supported by United Way, is a formal collaborative that serves young children, ages birth through five, who have experienced chronic and complex trauma and have a developmental delay. Its partners are Central Clinic Behavioral Health’s Child & Family Treatment Center, Cincinnati Occupational Therapy Institute, and the Hearing Speech & Deaf Center of Greater Cincinnati.  T he goal of psychological testing is one (or more) of the following:

  1. to determine areas of special need
  2. to determine a child’s level of developmental or cognitive functioning
  3. to determine a child’s pattern of strengths and weaknesses
  4. to determine what, if any, mental health disorders are interfering with the child’s current functioning
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Avenue – Cincinnati, Ohio 45219
Phone: 513.558.5878
Fax: 513.558.5076

Ready to Learn

Services
The Ready to Learn School-Based Services (RtL), partially supported by United Way, provides and coordinates school-based behavioral health services – prevention, intervention, and counseling.  Activities and services are designed to enhance the students’ strengths and reduce risk factors that are barriers to learning, allowing for social-emotional growth and academic achievement.   T he goal of psychological testing is one (or more) of the following:

  1. to determine areas of special need
  2. to determine a child’s level of developmental or cognitive functioning
  3. to determine a child’s pattern of strengths and weaknesses
  4. to determine what, if any, mental health disorders are interfering with the child’s current functioning
Locations
Location: Helen Rose Ziegler Professional Building, 2825 Burnet Ave, 4th Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.558.6635 or 513.238.8010
Fax: 513.558.5076

Young Child Institute

Services
The Young Child Institute (YCI) program, partially supported by United Way, provides clinical treatment services for children ages birth to five years of age and their primary caregivers. The services follow evidence-based models and are designed to enhance the social and emotional development of these very young children by strengthening parent-child attachment. The goal of psychological testing is one (or more) of the following:

  • to determine areas of special need
  • to determine a child’s level of developmental or cognitive functioning
  • to determine a child’s pattern of strengths and weaknesses
  • to determine what, if any, mental health disorders are interfering with the child’s current functioning
Locations
Location: 512 Maxwell Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45219 .
Phone: 513.871.1155
Fax: 513.751.0401