Children and Youth Sex Offender Program

Program Purpose

Sexual abuse often leaves families to face many questions and devastating emotions. To help families through this difficult time, our Sexual Abuse Counseling Services provide support and therapy to children and adolescents who have experienced or witnessed sexual abuse, as well as children/youth who have displayed sexually inappropriate behavior, aiming to divert further incidents of abuse by reducing the risks to child safety and well-being.

Trained therapists utilize a cognitive behavioral/ self-regulation model that emphasizes the importance of family involvement, and services adhere to standards and guidelines for treatment for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers, all seeking to keep families safe and intact.

Specific Services Offered


In order to identify a client-specific treatment plan, therapists first complete an assessment of the individual/family.


The assessment is complete, therapists provide a recommended treatment plan. Services may be provided in the child’s/family’s home or at the office of the therapist. Length of treatment depends on a number of factors; however, commitment, consistency, and family involvement have all been found to positively impact treatment length. Specific services can include:

  • Individual, group and family therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Family support groups
  • Behavior management therapy
  • Cognitive behavioral interventions
  • Psycho-educational interventions
  • After-care services

Who is Eligible?

Children ages 3 and older who have experienced or been exposed to sexual abuse, and their families.


We offer counseling services to individuals and families on a fee-for-service basis. We accept Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO and TRICARE.  Please call for eligibility verification.

There is no cost to individuals and families referred as DCFS clients.

Other programs available, click each program for more information.

Sex Offender Program Adult Sex Offender Services Children & Youth Sex Offender Services
Sexual Impulse Disorder Residential Program