FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION SERVICES, INC. - SUBSTANCE ABUSE INTERVENTION PROGRAM

7911 Broadway
San Antonio, Texas 78209
PHONE: 475-9426
FAX: 475-9430
WEBSITE: www.fvps.org

CONTACT PERSON: Michelle Herrera, M.A., Director of Drug & Alcohol Prevention Services
OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Thursday 9 AM – 6 PM, Friday 8 AM – 5 PM
BUS SERVICE:VIA Bus #9 Broadway [Stop ID: 97957]
ELIGIBILITY/FEES: Please call for eligibility criteria. No fees for services.
PROGRAM OFFERED: Reconnecting Youth – Identifies and recruits high-risk youth in school-based and community Settings. RY addresses four skill-training units with goals to help youth increase school performance (grades, credits, attendance), to help youth decrease their drug use, and to assist in managing their moods (i.e. depression, aggression, etc.).

Parenting Wisely- Addresses the needs of parents of at-risk children & adolescents with goals to enhance parent communication skills, to increase parental knowledge and use of appropriate and effective parenting techniques, and to promote healthy family interactions.

PHILOSOPHY:Behavioral, and cognitive.
DRUG PROBLEMS ADDRESSED:alcohol, nicotine, cannabis, narcotics, prescription drugs, cocaine, hallucinogens, inhalants, poly-drug use, etc.
POPULATIONS SERVED: Reconnecting Youth- adolescents Parenting Wisely- Adults, Adolescents .
SERVICES PROVIDED: Prevention / Intervention education, Home & School Visits, Screening, Advocacy & Referral to community agencies, Follow-Up, and Community Activities.
TREATMENT STRATEGIES: Group & Individual Counseling, Family Sessions & Interventions, and Didactic Education.
STAFF COMPOSITION:100% Masters or higher degree.
CONSULTANTS EMPLOYED ON A REGULAR BASIS:N/A
FORMS OF PAYMENT ACCEPTED: All services are free of charge
PROGRAM COMPONENTS: 100% Masters or higher degree, 100% Salaried employees, Program Director on site.
PROGRAM ACCREDITATIONS: Texas Department of State Health Services, Substance Abuse Services
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