Teen Intervene Evidenced Based Counseling
sliding scale fee available
Thursdays 4 PM - 9 PM at the Peconic School
970 Peconic Lane, (next door to the Southold Town Recreation Center)
Self esteem building, refusal skills, building peer support,assistance with school suspension, conflict resolution,defining healthy boundaries, healthy stress reduction support groups - parent/teen negotiations
The Guidance Center is the Lead Agency for
Southold Town COMMUNITIES THAT CARE
The Communities That Care is an operating system that involves the creation of a specific risk and protective factor profiles and existing resources. Protection and risk occur in the four domains of:
Family, School, Community and Individual/Peer
Environmental Stratigies are untilized, Red Ribbon Week, Red Ribbon Year , Town Hall Meetings, as well as an Hispanic Town Meeting,Parades, Strawberry Festival and Maritime Festival Information Booths, on going Community Education
Evidenced Based Prevention
The Guidance Center as Prevention Agency in collaboration with Southold Town Communities That Care offers a summer Prevention Project for 20 teens. Based on the results of the Assessment Survey Communities That Care (CTC) have implemented evidenced based programs including Lions Quest. CTC has a prevention dance utilizing Lions Quest on a near to monthly basis. The Guidance Center as a Prevention Agency offers a Summer Prevention Project. .Evidenced Based Programs, and literature from the Substance Abuse Mental Health Service Agency, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services, and Suffolk County Mental Health and Hygiene are used to implement prevention education in the areas of Substance Abuse, Teen Pregnancy, Delinquency, Dropping Out of School, and Violence.
An integrated approach to Prevention involving the entire community - Utilizing a Prevention Needs Assessment Survey the school and community not only complied with the No Child Left Behind Act but also was able to formulate a profile of the substance use and antisocial behaviors related to the risks and protective factors.