Cognitive Skills Classes are designed for a higher level of care for individuals facing serious issues in life. The program is a commitment of 12- 24 weeks of group therapy that addresses faulty thinking and assists with thought and behavior restructuring. Clients in the cognitive skills classes are urged to process lifelong traumatic issues within a group setting with a specialized therapist. Most clients benefit tremendously from the therapeutic process and begin realizing self-actualization, independence, and happiness. The goal of Cognitive Skills Classesis to help modify behaviors that have hindered growth and personal development. One key ingredient in the Cognitive Skills Classes is the power of the group to help each other. Cognitive Skills Classes can help someone who is suffering from feelings of isolation and terminal uniqueness see reflections of themselves in the people around them. Cognitive Skills Classes are a comprehensive program that is catered to getting to the root of the problems in our lives as opposed to simply dealing with the surface level issues.
A drug or alcohol assessment mandated by the court is used to determine whether there's a substance use problem. Courts may order a drug and alcohol assessment to: Determine if you have a drug or alcohol addiction. The purpose of this evaluation is to assess the severity of the substance use and to detect any co-occurring disorders (medical or psychiatric). The evaluation is a 45–60-minute consultation that determines if you need alcohol or drug treatment, and if you do, how much you need. We evaluate personal history, work history, attitude, emotional stability, criminal history and alcohol/drug use through personal interview and assessment tools. Your counselor will discuss the results of the evaluation with you, and based on the findings, recommend a course of action. Due to COVID-19, all evaluations are done virtual, and the UA screen must accompany the evaluation making the standard turn-around time for an alcohol and drug evaluation 3-5 business days. Should you need the evaluation completed the same-day or next-day, the evaluation is subject to a $25 rush fee. Payments are made via square or PayPal and payment is due before evaluation can begin.