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1 ventura county Alcohol & Drug Programs youth services Helping Teens. Saving Lives. Healing Communities Williams Drive, Oxnard, CA (805)

2 VCBH Alcohol & Drug Programs Youth...provides a broad range of services for alcohol and drug-related problems which include prevention services, assessment, treatment, crisis intervention and referral services to youth and families. Our programs are county-wide, with clinics located in Oxnard, Ventura, Simi Valley and Fillmore. consist of school programs, specialty court programs, and clinics serving the general community. The school based programs are at Pacific High School, Frontier High School, and the Gateway Recovery Classroom. Referrals to our programs come through families, school counselors, teachers, community-based organizations, mental health providers, and probation. Prevention...works to prevent alcohol and other drug-related community problems using environmental and community change approaches. Programs help youth through support, referral services and outreach programs. Our initiatives are underage and binge drinking, impaired driving and other drugs of abuse. We contract with the Ventura County Office of Education Friday Night Live youth program, and Straight Up youth development project. prevention Drinking was the cool thing to do. I wanted to fit in and have fun. Getting help is not just about being clean and sober. For the first time I have hope that I can achieve anything. outpatient Treatment provided at our clinics in Oxnard, Ventura, Simi Valley and Fillmore Standard program for youth years of age; Transitional-age youth program years of age 3 9 month program Ten or less in a group Two groups per week; 1-½ hour sessions Confidential treatment services Individual and group counseling Family counseling Drug Medi-Cal reimbursed Curriculum Youth programs use an evidence-based treatment curriculum. This is not a 12-step based program, but rather an intensive outpatient model for youth with alcohol and other drug-related problems. Our evidence-based treatment curriculum is a research and scientifically based curriculum for working with adolescents. Our curriculum consists of individual, group and family sessions, and parent and youth substance use education groups. The primary goal of the curriculum is to improve the lives of individuals and families affected by alcohol and other drug use through treatment and education, treatment with an emphasis on relapse prevention.

3 I never thought my kid would be using drugs. He is a good student and a high school athlete. Who knew that he got drugs from my medicine cabinet? I felt so ashamed; I never knew it was so easy for kids to get alcohol and drugs from parents. Family counseling is our first step on the road to healing. Specialty Court: Recovery classroom Since 2008 the Ventura County Behavioral Health, Ventura County Probation Agency, and Ventura County Office of Education have collaborated to start the Gateway High School s Recovery Classroom program. The Recovery Classroom is an intensive outpatient alcohol and drug treatment program within a public school setting. The goal is to increase sobriety, school attendance, and academic performance. The program serves teens involved in the juvenile justice system for alcohol and drugrelated problems. Goals School attendance must remain above 90% with at least a C grade point average and be working toward school credits, graduation, diploma, or equivalent 90 days sober to graduate, with no violations of probation Involvement in community activities, education or employment Upon completion, the Recovery Classroom team will review for possible termination from probation Individual and group counseling Family counseling Court reviews one time per month Staff Our highly trained multi-disciplinary team of professionals is comprised of State Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselors, Marriage/Family Therapists, Special Education Teachers, Probation Officers, and Nurse Practitioners. Our clinical staffing is physician directed by our team Psychiatrists. reclaiming futures Ventura County Juvenile Drug Court This is a collaborative partnership between the Ventura County Behavioral Health Department, Ventura Superior Court, and the Ventura County Probation Agency. The mission of the Juvenile Drug Court is to help youth to break the pattern of alcohol or drug abuse and the negative behaviors associated with it. The Juvenile Drug Court program is for minors whose primary reason for involvement in the criminal justice system is substance abuse, are non-violent offenders and show motivation toward dealing with their substance abuse problems. Participants are under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court and receive close probation supervision and intensive substance abuse treatment. The Juvenile Drug Court program is a three-phase program, typically months. The length of time is determined by the youth s performance, including attendance at treatment, court appearances, school performance, and regular contact with the probation officer, and sobriety maintenance. Goals Decrease juvenile criminal recidivism Increase school attendance and performance Improve employability Achieve sobriety Increase community involvement Decrease juvenile arrests for drug use and possession Decrease drug-related crime Drug abuse assessment and treatment Frequent reviews by the judge Education programs and assistance Supervised case management Solutions Program The Solutions program meets the needs of individuals with co-occurring disorders, both mental health and substance abuse problems. are the same as for Juvenile Drug Court, with an emphasis recovery on individual counseling, crisis intervention and relapse prevention.

4 In our community In collaboration with law enforcement, educators, parents and community groups, we are taking steps to make our path for our youth a safe one and help to sustain healthy communities in Ventura County. A snapshot of our efforts: Initiated the passing of Social Host Ordinances in all of the cities and unincorporated areas of Ventura County to combat underage drinking. Social Host Ordinance s target the location in which underage drinking takes place. Private homes are the settings most frequently identified as the place of last drink among young DUI offenders in Ventura County. These laws hold individuals responsible for underage drinking events. Host Reality Parties through Straight Up Reality Improv, to teach parents about underage drinking parties. Straight Up youth want parents to face the current realities and learn how adults can help to change these dangerous social norms in Ventura County. Give educational presentations in local schools to educate teachers and parents about the dangers of alcohol and drug use. Provide cities with Alcoholic Energy Drinks warning signs in retail establishments. Partner with law enforcement targeting DUI prevention efforts. Talk to parents and youth about prescription and over-the-counter drug abuse and help to establish safe disposal bins in local police stations. Work to ensure safe alcohol retail practices in our cities. collaboration our partners Ventura County Human Agency Ventura County District Attorney Ventura County Superior Court Ventura County Office of Education Ventura County Probation Agency Ventura County Public Defender Ventura County Public Health Interface Children Family Why Ventura County Alcohol & Drug Programs? Multi lingual staff & programming Evidence based treatment model Standardized assessment and validated screening tool State certified alcohol and drug counselors Licensed staff Therapist referrals Licensed Drug Medi-Cal provider Employment internship opportunities evidencebased Clinics across the county Outcome-driven services Medical screening by qualified physician assistants State and national recognition awards for excellence in service Access to a Full Range of, Including: Prevention, education & intervention Screening, assessment & referral Access to detoxification referrals Joint agency collaboration with mental health services Crisis mental health emergency services Collaborative inter-agency team approach On-site HIV testing and counseling Residential treatment referrals Recovery. Healing. Hope. By raising awareness, we are building bridges to the future every day. Ventura County Alcohol and Drug Programs is committed to working with each and every family in order for adolescents to receive the services they need. Our trained staff will review every possible means to cover these costs by qualifying youth for Drug Medi-Cal substance use benefits.

5 One of the best feelings is having kids who come from rock bottom start to move to new levels of understanding, and then say thank you for helping them on the path to recovery. John Rivera, Adolescent Alcohol and Drug Treatment Specialist outpatient treatment programs Ventura Center 24 East Main Street Ventura, CA Oxnard Center 1911 Williams Street Oxnard, CA Simi Valley Center 3140 Los Angeles Avenue Simi Valley, CA Fillmore Center 828 Ventura Street, Suite 250 Fillmore, CA Clinic Hours: Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information about our Youth Programs call Ventura County Alcohol and Drug Programs provide high quality, affordable behavioral healthcare and substance use treatment services. We are fully licensed and certified by the State of California. Rules for acceptance and participation in the program are the same for everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability. We encourage culturally competent and language appropriate collaborations with families, professionals, and communities Ventura County Behavioral Health

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