Mental Health 

Supporting wellness 
 

Autism

Autism services provide professional assessment, intervention, and/or treatment for children and youth under the age of 18 years, who have a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autistic Disorder, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, or Asperger’s Disorder.
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Child Development

Child Development is a service for families with children and youth aged seven to eighteen who have been diagnosed with a developmental delay, disability, or are at risk of developmental disability. 
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Youth Justice Services

Youth Justice Services are for youth who are aged twelve to seventeen years at the time they were involved in a crime. Services include a variety of cognitive-based, behavioural interventions provided on an individual, family, and/or group basis. 
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Child & Family Intervention

Child and Family Intervention is a service for families with children and youth who are experiencing social, emotional, or behavioural difficulties. A range of counseling interventions may be provided through individual, family, group, and parent focused education sessions. 
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Infant & Child Development Services

FIREFLY provides Infant and Child Development services for families with infants and children, aged 0-6, who have a developmental delay, disability, or children who may be at risk for developmental delay.
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Prevention

FIREFLY staff are available to provide educational programs and training as a community support service. Subject areas may include parenting, relationship violence, separation, divorce, etc. Programs are designed to provide participants with the necessary skills to manage difficult situations prior to their occurrence.
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SNAP

Stop Now And Plan (SNAP) is an evidence-based program that has been shown over the last 30 years to help keep kids in school and out of trouble. This program is tailored to boys and girls ages 6-11 and their families, and teaches impulse control, emotion regulation, and problem-solving skills.
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Tele Mental Health

The Telepsychiatry program allows for the provision of psychiatric consultation via interactive video link with the Division of Child Psychiatry, University of Toronto. 
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Treatment Foster Care

In partnership with child welfare agencies, FIREFLY provides support and education to families whose home is designed as a treatment foster home. Admission is ideally for children under the age of twelve years at the time of admission, whose needs are beyond the scope of regular foster care. 
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Youth Mental Health Court Worker Program

The YMHCWP is a mental health diversion program, which is an effective alternative to the court process for youth who have been identified with mental issues. The program assists youth who are considered appropriate for diversion to access mental health services and support. 
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Youth Justice Committee

The Youth Justice Committee Program offers an alternative to the formal court processes for youth people in trouble with the law. A restorative justice approach stresses accountability and responsibility. 
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Residential Placement Advisory Committee (RPAC)

RPAC reviews placements of all children or youth living in a facility of 10 or more beds for a period 90 days or greater. RPAC also reviews the appropriateness of placements for any child over 12 years of age who objects to their placement.
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