Foundational Family Services
To register for Foundational Family Services , families must be registered with the Ontario Autism Program (OAP) and have an OAP number.
Not yet registered with the Ontario Autism Program? Please visit: https://accessoap.ca/
For support in selecting services or to learn more about additional services and supports in your community, contact our Family Foundational Service Coordinator by phone or email:
- Marcia Morgan by calling 1-877-996-1599 extension 2630
- Shared email firstname.lastname@example.org
Find a Program or Service
The following Foundational Family Services are provided by Child & Community Resources and our partners through the Northern Collaborative.
Short-Term Individual Counselling for Caregivers and Adolescents
This service is intended for caregivers or adolescents (age 13+) to receive direct individual support from a psychologist or clinical associate working under the supervision of Dr. Stephanie Price or Dr. Matias Mariani to address challenges related to a range of issues (e.g., family problems, parenting stress, bullying at school, worries, etc.). The goal is to provide time-limited counselling to better manage emotions, improve problem- solving, and learn various coping skills.
- 13 to 18
- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
- Life Skills
- Mental health
- Skill Building
Mariani and Associates
12 spaces; same client attends all 8 individual sessions (this is not a group)
Due to the nature of counselling, sessions are not intended for clients with intellectual disabilities or significant learning problems. Eligibility to be determined at intake. Those not appropriate for counselling will be directed to more appropriate services.
Program also available virtually
50-minute sessions, on a weekly or biweekly basis
8-session block of individual counselling to be carried out between January 2023 and to March 31, 2023. Sessions dates and times will be customized to the client’s needs and in keeping with therapist availability. Administrative staff will contact individual registrants to schedule appointments directly.
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