Organizations that provide a wide variety of social services that are designed to support healthy family development, improve the familys ability to resolve problems and prevent the need for unnecessary placement of children in settings outside the home. Use this code for organizations that provide comprehensive family support services or which offer services other than those specified below.
Key words: Child Development Classes; Companionship Programs; Co-Parenting Workshops; Expectant/New Parent Assistance; Family Life Education; Family Preservation; Family Reunification; Family Strengthening; Family-Based Services; Mothers of Multiple Births; Parent Education; Parenting Education; Parenting Skills; Respite Care
See also: Childrens, Youth Services; Human Service Organizations - Multipurpose; Personal Social Services
Organizations that offer therapeutic sessions which focus on the system of relationships and communication patterns among family members and which attempt to modify those relationships and patterns to achieve greater harmony. The therapist focuses on the family as a unit rather than concentrating on one of the members who is singled out as the one in need of treatment.
Key words: Christian Counseling; Christian Support Services; Conciliation Counseling; Marital Counseling; Marital Counseling; Marriage Counseling; Marriage Encounter; Pastoral Counseling; Premarital Counseling; Religious Counseling; Spiritual Counseling