Childrens Place at the Heart of Recovery - A Program of Youth and Family Enrichment Services
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Mission: To break the intergenerational cycle of familial chemical dependency

  Outcome Objectives:

   •  Increase in perceived social support

   •  Decrease in feelings of shame, guilt, self-blame, and hopelessness

   •  Increase in healthy coping skills

   •  Increase in knowledge about the manifestations, biological basis, and consequences of addiction

Focus: Education/therapeutic support groups

Target Population: Children growing up in chemically dependent families

Ages: Children ages 5-13

Structure: Two ten-week cycles per school year

Groups: Closed, structured, age appropriate, developmentally appropriate

Curriculum: The Children’s Place Program

Facilitators: MFT trainees/interns

Schools: John Gill, Taft, Hoover, Fair Oaks, Roosevelt, Hawes, Adelante, Garfield

Contact: Anjali Kaul

Phone: 650-216-7411