LeFlore County Youth Services, Inc. maintains the highest level of professionalism when providing services and maintains a client-centered focus. LCYS has been providing services for 39 years to LeFlore and Haskell County. Counselors are trained to provide individual and family counseling to ensure that the client's needs are being met.
Individual and Family Counseling are provided by professional counselors. Services through outpatient counseling are individually planned and designed to meet the needs of the client. Each client is assessed and a treatment plan is developed which contains measurable goals and objectives.
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Our School-Based Counseling Services work in conjunction with local schools to provide counseling to at-risk students. The counseling is provided to the child mostly during school hours. If you are interested in enrolling your child in the school-based program, please contact your child’s school administrator.
The CARS Counseling Program is a service that LeFlore County Youth Services, Inc. along with The Office of Juvenile Affairs, offer family and individual counseling , we strive to offer support, encouragement and guidance to the youths referred to the CARS program. Our goal is to aid in diverting delinquency among the children of our community.
LeFlore County Youth Services, Inc. does not deny anyone on the inability to pay. LeFlore County Youth Services, Inc. accepts SoonerCare/Medicaid.
First Time Offender Program offers youths and their families a chance to develop new skills for dealing with the contemporary pressures of adolescence. This program is designed for youth experiencing legal or behavioral difficulties. Both the youth and at least one parent attend the class to increase effectiveness.
Topics include: 1) Understanding personality differences, 2) Improving communication skills, 3) Controlling impulses and managing anger, 4) Drug and Alcohol education, 5) Development of problem-solving and decision-making techniques. After completing the classes, adolescents are empowered with skills to keep them away from further involvement with the legal system.
Graduated Sanctions is a form of intervention for offending juveniles. Graduated Sanctions Program was developed to help reduce recidivism and rehabilitate offenders by addressing the underlying circumstances that lead to crime. Juveniles and their parent meet with a panel of community leaders monthly. Graduated sanctions are designed to teach youth accountability for their actions.