Services

Therapy – Services are provided to youth who are victim of sexual or physical abuse, human trafficking or other trauma.  Individual, family and group therapy is offered.  These support services are offered for youth birth to 18 years old.    

Forensic Interviewing – Forensic interviews are conducted for an investigate purpose and are carried out in face finding non-leading manner. 

Medical Exams – Medical exams are conducted by forensic nurse examiners when required by specific cases. 

Legal Advocacy – Support is provided to child and adolescent abuse victims as they navigate the criminal justice system. 

Advocacy/Case Management – Services are provided to children and families to assist them in various aspects of their life. 

Multidisciplinary Team – The Center coordinates a team of professionals involved in investigation, prosecution and long-term treatment processes. 

Programs  

Problematic Sexual Behavior Treatment Program

            Problematic sexual behavior can be categorized as sexual behaviors that are potentially harmful to self or others. These are behaviors that are not developmentally appropriate, occur excessively or interfere with daily functioning and are considered socially unacceptable. 

Individual treatment can be offered to youth ages 7-12.  There is also a PSB-Youth (PSB-Y) group treatment option for youth in this same age range.        

Regional Child Review Team of Rensselaer and Columbia Counties

            The CFRT is in place to improve the coordination of child death investigations and reduce the incidence of preventable child deaths.    

Outreach Program             This program is made available through NY: Safe Harbour funds and is a partnership with the Rensselaer County Department of Social Services.  The program provides services to youth who are at risk or in particular youth who are at risk of becoming involved in human trafficking or are already a victim.  Provides services to youth up to age 21.