The Children’s Village President and CEO Dr. Jeremy Kohomban testified before the NYC Council’s Committee on Juvenile Justice on September 21. Citing research and frontline experience, his testimony highlighted the critical need for family engagement to the long-term success of youth involved with the justice system. Dr. Kohomban concluded with three specific recommendations. More Info
A Village for Tomorrow
What We Offer
Individual and Family Therapy: Each resident and his family is supported by a clinical team consisting of a SocialWorker, a Psychologist, a Psychiatrist, a Nurse, and a Recreation Therapist. Socio-therapists provide 24 hour supervision.
Programs For Every Need
Residential School: The Residential School provides clinical care to emotionally troubled male children between the ages of 5 and 21 years. Youth are placed through local Departments of Social Services, NYS Office of Children and Family Services, or district Committees on Special Education. Students reside in one of 18 cottages on the 200+ acre campus.
Specialized Intensive Programs
Residential Substance Abuse Treatment: This program serves youth who have substance abuse issues that have developed beyond typical adolescent experimentation. Youth attend school in their cottage in the morning. St.Vincent’s Catholic Medical Center Adolescent Outpatient Program provides O.A.S.A.S.-licensed substance abuse treatment for the remainder of the school day.
New Directions: This program provides intensive 24 hour care and treatment to youth with problematic sexualized behavior and histories of sexual offending with the goal of changing their attitudes and behaviors. Virtually all services, including education, are provided within the cottage.
C.S.E. Programs: Young men between the ages of 13 and 17 years, whose emotional problems require intensive intervention, structure and supervision, can be placed through their local school district’s Committee on Special Education (C.S.E.). This specialized program provides intensive structure, high staff-to-child ratio, and clinical treatment with an in-house school program. Youth and families develop skills to support pro-social and pro-educational behaviors.