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Child and Adolescent Prevention Services

October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
by Martha Maltais

These services, delivered in the community and schools, are designed to educate, inform and prevent children and adolescents from engaging in risk-taking behaviors.   The program targets  behaviors such as substance use, violence, teen pregnancy and dropping out of school for children ages 5 to 18. Services are delivered  through prevention and intervention counseling, classroom presentations, small group psycho-education, community in-services, development and mentoring of youth organizations and parent meetings.

Individuals served: Children 5 to 18 who attend or are members of an institution that has contracted with Region Ten for these services.  This program operates during  normal school hours.  To access  Prevention Services in the local school, please contact your school’s Student Assistance Program Coordinator:

  • Monticello HS (434) 244-3100
  • Albemarle HS (434) 975-9300
  • Western Albemarle HS (434) 823-8701
  • Buford Middle School (434) 293-6183
  • Charlottesville High School (434) 245-2410

This is a free service to the community. 

Martha is the Senior Director of Adult Development Services for Region Ten Community Services Board.

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