CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT, INC.

Description:

Incorporated in 1954, This nonprofit mental health resource was incorporated in 1954. CGC offers a broad range of individualized mental health assessment and treatment services, tailored to meet the needs of each child and family. Crisis programs target children at the highest risk for injury, abuse, or lasting psychological damage from a traumatic experience. Specialized treatment programs target children of different age groups and diagnostic categories to foster healthy development while diminishing detrimental psychiatric symptoms and problematic behavior.

Acronym:
CGC; Alt. Name - TEEN CRISIS SERVICE
Phone:
Greenwich Phone - 203-983-5294
Stamford Phone - 203-324-6127
24-hour Crisis line - Dial 211
Email:
generalmailbox@childguidancect.org
Website:
http://www.childguidancect.org
Updated:
July 12, 2018
Postal Address:
Child Guidance Center Main Office 196 Greyrock Place Stamford, CT 06901
Physical Address:
81 Holly Hill Lane 2nd floor, Greenwich, CT 06830 Google Map
Open Hours:
Main Office:
MON, 8:30 - 7, TUE 8:30 - 8
WED, 8:30 - 8, THU 8:30 - 7
FRI, 8:30 - 5
Contacts
Name:
Eliot Brenner, Ph.D
Position:
President and CEO
Name:
Jeannine Egdorf
Email:
jeannine.egdorf@childguidancect.org
Position:
Development Director
Programs:

MENTAL HEALTH –  ASSESSMENT, TREATMENT, EDUCATION, PROGRAMS & CRISIS 

  • EMERGENCY MOBILE PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES – are provided 7 days a week to stabilize critical situations and prevent suicide, violence, and irreparable damage.
  • CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE RESPONSE TEAM –  integrates criminal justice and protective services investigations and provides mental health, physical health, and advocacy services.
  • COMMUNITY POLICING PARTNERSHIP – provides outreach to child victims and police-identified high risk children.
  • COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE –  offers on-site counseling for emergencies impacting large groups in the community.
  • CHILD & FAMILY THERAPY – provides a range of clinic-based diagnostic assessment and treatment services, individualized for each patient (ages 3-18).
  • MULTI- DIMENSIONAL FAMILY THERAPY – provides intensive in-home child and parent treatment for youth abusing alcohol or drugs and engaging in delinquent or dangerous behaviors (ages 9-18).
  • CHILD FIRST – an intensive in-home parent/child therapy and care coordination program focused on decreasing the harmful effects of trauma and deprivation on early development (ages prenatal-6).
  • SYSTEM OF CARE – helps families of seriously emotionally disturbed children access integrated services to safely maintain children at home.
  • COMMUNITY EDUCATION – offers workshops for the general public and professionals working with children to increase understanding of healthy child development and early identification of mental health problems.
  • CONSULTATION SERVICES –  are available to schools and youth serving agencies to help them more effectively respond to children’s mental health needs.
  • SUPPORT GROUPS
  • INTERNSHIPS –  for college students
  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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