Child and Family Services

Outpatient Mental Health Services for Children and Families

Outpatient mental health services, using Evidence-Based Treatment practices, are offered for children and youth from birth to 20 years old. Children and youth with attention and behavior problems, exposure to trauma, anxiety, mild to severe depression, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders and other mental health issues can receive individual, group and family therapy as well as case and medication management. Available at the Glendale, Inglewood, Metro and S. Mark Taper Foundation sites.

Intensive Mental Health Services for Children

Children and families who need temporary, intensive mental health services - Full Service Partnership (FSP) and Field-Capable Clinical Services (FCCS) - receive counseling and other services in their own homes or community centers. Clients and families become more stable when they learn to develop coping skills, identify new ways of functioning and connect with supportive resources. Available at the Glendale site.

Youth Substance Abuse

Prevention and treatment services are available to adolescents and their families. Services include individual counseling, family counseling, alcohol and other drug (AOD) education and family education groups. Services meet Court-ordered and Probation requirements. Youth are screened to determine the appropriate level of care based on their substance use involvement; mental health services are offered when indicated. Available at the Mar Vista site.

School-based Services

Didi Hirsch offers school-based mental health services to children and teens with emotional and behavioral problems that can interfere with academic and social functioning in school. Therapists provide evidenced-based treatment and collaborate with parents and teachers to help increase student success in school. Services are offered in over 90 schools in Los Angeles County.

Assistance to Abducted Children and their Families

The Los Angeles Child Abduction Task Force works to find, reunite and counsel children and families affected by abduction. Didi Hirsch is a founding member of the task force, which includes the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Service, the Los Angeles City District Attorney’s Office, local law enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.