ACS provided mental health services to 438 court-involved children and families last year. We intervene at critical points in a child’s life when positive outcomes are still possible. Our staff, composed of social workers, mental health counselors, and psychologists, provide these services at no-cost to children and families.
In FY17, ACS staff provided:
531 comprehensive psychosocial evaluations
115 same-day emergency evaluations
239 hours of no-cost treatment provided
182 individual and family therapy sessions conducted
52 group treatment sessions held
213 kids and families receiving Education & Advocacy services
ACS identified three key measures to track children's outcomes and program effectiveness. Our highly skilled clinicians follow-up with the clients and families to track these specific outcomes.
86% of children increased their compliance with treatment and recommendations
85% of children improved their attendance at school or an alternative educational setting
87% of families became more engaged in treatment
*Data covers FY17 (July 1, 2016-June 30, 2017)