The ASAP Program is a comprehensive outpatient counseling program that is designed for youth between the ages of 3-25 that are at risk for sexualized behaviors or sexual abuse. The ASAP Program has been created to carefully assess the needs of the youth and family and to individualize programming. Therapists involved in the ASAP Program are specifically trained within the ASAP program and are provided regular consultation. Consultation and outcome measures are built within the program to offer program fidelity. There are several sub programs within ASAP to meet the more individualized needs of the youth. The sub programs include the following. For more information, please contact a clinician on the ASAP leadership team.
ASAP Leadership Team:
- ASAP Clinical Director: Christina Diorio, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
- ASAP Program Coordinator: Nina Golemi, LPC email@example.com
- ASAP Program Coordinator: Hinh Phouybanhdyt, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org
ASAP Sub Programs:
- Primary ASAP – designed for adolescents who have engaged in sexual misconduct or are at risk.
- ASAP Connect – designed for adolescents who are at risk for sexual exploitation or human trafficking. This risk may include risk taking behaviors through social media.
- ASAP Relapse Prevention – designed for adolescents who benefit from a maintenance program to continue to receive support in decision making and healthy relationships after an initial treatment regimen to address sexual misconduct.
- ASAP Safekids – designed for Middle School youth (8-15) who have high risk sexualized behaviors and have struggled with gaining skills in other therapies. These youth tend to also display other problematic behaviors and may have more serious underlying mental health concerns. The objective of the ASAP Safekids is to enhance overall self respect and self concept, increasing self worth and then learning new methods of interacting with others more appropriately.
Social Skills Program for Kids
The Social Skills Program for Kids is a comprehensive outpatient counseling program that is designed for youth between the ages of 5-17. The objective of the program is to enhance the skills and confidence through individual and group therapy. The group is activity based and allows the youth to enjoy the process of learning skills with peers. Skills addressed include a broad range of developmental goals. Examples of such goals include emotional management, impulse control, healthy boundaries, verbal and non verbal communication and social confidence. Each group series is designed to meet the specific needs of the youth in the group which results in a variety of activities so that the youth remain engaged and interested.
There is an ongoing group component which allows youth to remain in the group as a maintenance support. The initial group duration is 10 weeks which allows youth an opportunity to build basic skills. If the youth remain in the group, they will have the opportunity to be a mentor in the group for youth that are just beginning.
Social Skills Leadership Team: