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Family Support Resources
 

 

 

18th JUDICIAL 2017 PARENT AWARENESS EVENT

 

How can we empower our kids to stay safe from exploitation, whether through bullying, isolation, abuse, or even something like trafficking? How can we go a step further by nurturing their empathy, so they will empower others to stay safe as well? This workshop will introduce these concepts and equip you with new strategies to empower your kids.

 

WHEN: October 4, 2017, 5:30-9:00 p.m.

WHERE: Aurora Public Schools

Professional Learning & Conference Center

15701 East 1st Avenue

Questions?

Contact Kimberly Howard, 18th Judicial District Probation Supervisor 720-213-7836

RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
 
Individual and Family Therapy
 
Aurora Mental Health Center – Provides individual, family and group therapy for all ages.  Includes psychological testing, psychiatric services, intensive services,  substance abuse treatment and psycho-educational programs.   Accepts Medicaid and insurance plans and has a reduced fee schedule.  Various locations.  303-617-2300, www.aumhc.org
 
Arapahoe/Douglas Mental Health Network – Provides child and family services through a collaborative team approach.  Services include individual and family sessions, therapeutic groups, mental health evaluations, intensive treatment (including for substance abuse) and emergency services.  Accepts Medicaid and insurance plans and has a reduced fee schedule.  Various locations.  303-797-9346, www.mentalhealthpath.com
 
Asian Pacific Development Center – Provides culturally competent and linguistically appropriate services to people of all ages in the Asian and Pacific Islander communities.  Services include assessment and evaluation, outpatient mental health services (individual, couples, family, and group) and assistance/advocacy for victims of violence.  1825 York St., 303-393-0304, www.apdc.org
Servicios de la Raza – Provides culturally competent mental health services for Spanish-speaking clientele in the Denver metro area including case management, individual and group counseling, psychiatric services, medication management, and individual and family psychotherapy.  Accepts Medicaid and insurance and has a reduced fee schedule.  4055 Tejon Street, 303-458-5851, serviciosdelaraza.org
Denver Family Institute – Provides individual, couples, family therapy on a reduced fee schedule ranging from $10-$40 per session.  7200 E. Hampden Ave., #301, 303-756-3340, denverfamilyinstitute.org
 
Grief Counseling and Support
 
Judi’s House – A place where grieving children ages 3-18 who have lost a parent, sibling, grandparent or friend meet to share their emotions as they move through the healing process.  Support groups for children and for parents.  Referrals for individual or family therapy.  1600 St. Paul St., 720-941-0331, JudisHouse.org
 
Footprints Children’s Grief Center – A program of the Hospice of Metro Denver, Footprints provides support groups, individual and family grief counseling and other services to help children and families move through their unique grief journeys.  501 S. Cherry St., #700, 303-321-2828, www.thedenverhospice.org/footprints
 
Camp Erin – A weekend bereavement camp for children and teens, ages 6-17, who have experienced the death of someone close to them.  Call 303-449-7740, www.hospicecareonline.org
 
Parenting, Divorce, Family Violence
 
Families First – Provides support and education to strengthen families.  Services include parenting classes and support groups and a family support line which offers crisis intervention, information and referrals.  Services for Spanish-speaking parents.  2163 S. Yosemite St., 303-745-0327, www.FamiliesFirstColorado.org
 
Parenting the Strong-Willed Child – A clinically proven 6-week program for parents of 2-8 year olds.  Offered through the Cherry Creek Schools Parent Academy at low-cost to district parents.  Contact:  Sally Milian, 720-554-4247, smilian@cherrycreekschools.org
 
Family Tree / Karlis Family Center – Provides services for families experiencing divorce and domestic violence issues.  Services include counseling for children and parents, parenting classes, support groups, safe visitation exchanges and supervised parenting time.  1777 Kipling St., 303-462-1060, www.thefamilytree.org
 
Gateway Battered Women’s Shelter – Provides crisis hotline, emergency shelter, children’s and family non-residential counseling, information and referral and court advocacy.  Crisis line 303-343-1851, gatewayshelter.org
 
Emergency Assistance
 
CCSD Homeless Liaison – Vicky Lisi, 720-554-4555, vlisi@cherrycreekschools.org
 
Caring Connection – Provides information and referral to community resources for food, shelter, clothing, rent and utilities assistance, and medical assistance.  “Help in the Winter Emergency Guide,” 303-232-1646, www.caringconnection.org
 
Dental and Vision
 
Kids in Need of Dentistry (KIND) - provides high quality, comprehensive dental care and education to low-income families throughout Colorado based on a reduced fee schedule.  303-733-3710, www.kindsmiles.org
 
Smile High Dentistry for Children –  Provides pediatric dental care for Medicaid patients. 1400 Grove St., 303-825-2295
 
Sight for Students – VSP’s national charity program provides free eye exams and glasses when prescribed.  Contact 1-888-290-4964, www.sightforstudents.org

COUNSELING AND THERAPEUTIC RESOURCES
 
 
Individual Therapists and Group Practices
 
Wendy Berger, MA with Confluence Wellness Center – children, adolescents, adults, and families regarding anxiety, depression, divorce, grief, parenting, trauma, ADHD, 303-394-4204, 1776 S. Jackson, #418, Denver, CO 80210, www.confluencewellness.com
 
Sam Demander, Psy.D. – children, adolescents, and families regarding acting out behaviors, substance abuse, school related issues, underachievement, 303-841-6561, 19731 E. Pikes Peak Ct., Parker, CO 80138, info@drdemander.com
 
Jay Fellers, LCSW – children, adolescents, family, and couples regarding anxiety, depression, trauma.  Certified in EMDR.  303-947-4091, www.fellerstherapy.com
 
Kathryn Jens, Ph.D. – children, adolescents and adults regarding school related issues, women’s issues, traumatic stress disorders, sexual abuse issues, 303-773-8991, 8000 E. Prentice Ave., #B-12,  Greenwood Village, CO 80111
 
Bonnie Funess Markman, LCSW, BCD – children, adolescents, adults, family, and couples regarding anxiety, depression, school related issues, bullying, 303-627-9779, 8000 E. Prentice Ave., #B-12,  Greenwood Village, CO 80111, bonniemarkman@gmail.com
 
Eric Tedstrom, LCSW, LLC – children, adolescents, family, couples and group therapy regarding anxiety, depression, ADHD, social skills, school related issues, parenting.  Christian based.  720-427-0731, 20971 E. Smoky Hill Rd., #215, Centennial, CO 80015, www.tedstromtherapy.com
 
Southeast Psychotherapy Associates, PLLC – children, adolescents, adults, family, couples, and group therapy regarding behavior, mood, relationships, grief, school related issues, substance abuse, men’s and women’s issues, 303-694-1795, 6081 S. Quebec St., #103, Englewood, CO 80111, www.sepychotherapy.com
 

 
Psychiatrists in Private Practice
 
Barkley R. Clark, M.D. – child and adolescent psychiatry regarding ADHD, medication, Tourette’s, complex medical issues, 303-797-2839, 7720 S. Broadway, #390, Littleton, CO 80122
 
Dana Krafchick, M.D. – child and adolescent psychiatry, ADHD, mood disorders, obsessive/compulsive disorder, 303-799-4110, 7310 E. Arapahoe Rd., #200, Centennial, CO 80112, www.danakrafchickmd.com
 
Asa G. Yancey, Jr., M.D. – child and adolescent psychiatry, ADHD, mood disorders, obsessive/compulsive disorder, 303-740-0400, 9000 E. Nichols Ave., #240, Englewood, CO 80112
 
 
Treatment for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
 
For assessment and medical treatment, contact your pediatrician or a psychiatrist.  (See above list of psychiatrists in private practice.)
 
For assessment and behavioral therapy or skill-building, contact mental health agency (see separate resource list) or therapists with area of specialty in treating ADHD (see list on reverse).
 
Suggested website:  www.chadd.org  CHADD is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing support and information to families affected by ADHD.  Their website includes numerous articles about ADHD as well as information about support groups and conferences.  The website has a Spanish language edition.
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