Disposition

Substance Abuse Treatment

Program: Trinitas Adolescent Outpatient Substance Abuse

Services Agency: Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Address: 655 East Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07206
Telephone: 908-994-7376
Fax: 908-994-7354
Contact Person: Luke Salter, Clinical Coordinator
E-mail: lsalter@trinitas.org

Service Description: A six to nine month program that provides co-occurring mental health and substance abuse treatment for court-involved youth and their families. Services at Trinitas Regional Medical Center provide development of positive coping skills; identification of relapse triggers; individual and family therapy; group therapy; medication management (if applicable); relapse prevention; random drug screens; and, regular monitoring. The treatment utilizes an emotionally- therapeutic and empathy building approach while emphasizing the development of emotional intelligence and healthy personal empowerment for youth and their families. Our clinical team collaborates with other support agencies that may be involved in the youth’s life such as their school, physician, case management, probation or parole, to create a strong and efficient support system.

Target Population: Union County youth between the ages of 13-21 years old

Points of Continuum: Disposition, Diversion and Reentry

Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00am-8:00pm; Fridays 8:00am-4:30pm

Youth can be referred by: Parole, Probation, Case Management, Family Court; Union County Youth Services, Schools, Families, Juvenile Justice Commission Facilities, Police, Community, and other Mental Health/Substance Abuse Agencies

Early Intervention & Sexual Offender Treatment

Program: Juvenile Outpatient Early Intervention and Sexual Offender

Program Agency: Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Address: 655 East Jersey Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07206
Telephone: 908-994-7373
Fax: 908-994-7354
Contact Person: Luke Salter, Clinical Coordinator
E-mail: lsalter@trinitas.org

Service Description: Trinitas Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Early Intervention and Sexual Offender Program provide trauma-sensitive cognitive behavior therapy and sexual offender specific treatment services to at-risk youth. These youth are not involved in the juvenile justice system, court-ordered youth charged with sexual offense behaviors, and reentry youth who are returning from JJC residential/secure facility who are referred by Probation or Parole. Programming includes individual, group, and family therapy; Union County S.H.A.R.E (Sexual Harassment and Regaining Empowerment) Program for youth ages 11-18 who are either a victim of a cyber sexting crime or those who have committed a cyber sexting crime.

Target Population: Court ordered youth between the ages of 13- 21 years old with sexual or sexually abusive behaviors serving a term of probation in the disposition category. Youth returning from a Juvenile Justice Commission secure or residential facility in the re-entry category; youth not court involved displaying early signs of inappropriate sexual behavior between the ages of 8-13 years old.

Points of Continuum: Prevention, Diversion, Disposition, and Reentry

Hours:
Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-8:00pm; Fridays 8:30am-4:30pm
Basic Boundaries Group Ages 8-11, Wednesdays 5:00pm-6: 00 pm
Healthy Boundaries Group, Ages 10-13 Tuesdays 6:00pm-7: 00 pm

Youth can be referred by: Families, Community Agencies, Family Court

Individual and Family Counseling

Program: Youth Counseling Services Agency: Family and Children’s Services

Address: 70 West Grand Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
Telephone: 908-372-1007
Fax: 908-372-1018
Contact Person: Kelly Collins, Supervisor
E-mail: KCollins@facsnj.org

Service Description: Provides counseling services to 45 youth and their families at a community-based setting. Counseling sessions will range between 2 and 15 sessions, with an option for three follow-up sessions determined on a case-by-case basis. The goal of intervention will be to improve youth functioning and family interaction.

Targeted Population: Union County youth between the ages of 13-21

Points of Continuum: Diversion, Disposition, and Reentry

Hours: Monday-Friday 12:00pm-8:00pm

Youth can be referred by: Family Crisis Intervention Unit, Probation, Juvenile Intensive Supervision Program (JISP), Parole, and Police