Parent Collaborative Problem Solving
(For those with children 12 to 18 years old)
Focus is on parent-child relationship, child issues of emotion regulation, low empathy, non-compliance, poor decision making, aggression and defiance, inability to meet expectations. Also, includes parents of younger children if they have been involved in multiple services and present with severe, explosive behaviours.
Parent STAR – Strategies, teaching and relationships
(For those with children 0 to 11 years old)
Focus is on child issues of impulsiveness, non-compliance, obsessive and compulsive behaviors, poor decision making, aggression and defiance, inability to meet expectations. Includes multiple behaviours, such as acting out behaviors and anxiety. Even though the focus is on more severe mental health issues, this can be scaled to parents who are first time in services and needing help with behavioral management.
Anxiety Clinics for Children and Youth
(For children 8 to 12 and 13 to 17 years old)
Focus is on child issues of worried or anxious thoughts, potential physical symptoms, inability to cope with anxiety provoking situations, difficulty facing fears. The clinic cannot accommodate children with severe impulse control issues and disruptive behaviors
Parent Capacity Building
(For those children with anxiety 4 to 18 years old)
Focus is on teaching parents how to deal with their anxious child/ teen.
Riding the Wave
(For those with children 12 years old and older)
Focus is on teaching parents how to manage and best help their teen with depression and emotion regulation difficulties.
Frequently Asked Questions about our Clinics
If you are attending STAR, or Capacity Building – Anxiety clinic, you will receive follow up. However, after any clinic if individual work is needed it can be discussed with the group facilitator at the end of the clinic. The group facilitators will be able to make the referrals to further services, if deemed appropriate.
The program you are assigned to is based on the information that you provided to us during the time of intake with Contact Niagara. If there is any additional information that you feel we have not considered, please fill out the Treatment Re-evaluation Request Form. We will then consider the additional information and get back to you within 2 weeks upon receiving the information.
You can leave a message at 905-688-6850 ext. 185. Our reception will call you back and give you this information, or they may redirect you to talk to the clinic facilitator.
We do not provide transportation to the clinics at this time.
Your Next Step
The majority of our services are offered FREE of charge to the children, youth, and families of Niagara. To access the above mentioned services or to inquire about the appropriate service for you, please call: