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The Children’s Fitness Academy Therapeutic Sports and Recreation Service.
All therapeutic sports and recreational services include holistic supports to include sporting and community service activities, gardening, yoga and nutritional support.
Fitness Training, Exercise, Nutritional Consultation.
Youth have the opportunity to develop and achieve specific weight loss goals to address obesity, combat child illness such as diabetes, or reach particular fitness goals for achievement in individual sports. Physical fitness training and structured exercise occurs 3 days weekly and is accompanied by a nutritional assessment and weekly nutritional support to the youth and their family.
Nutritional Assessment and Dietary Planning
Development of dietary plan, review of food diary and nutritional plan with family using monthly consults, follow up phone calls, grocery shopping with parents, label reading, all with professional support. Includes assessment and monthly visits with FRS nutritional expert.
Baseball instruction and competition can be adapted to a variety of skill levels and improves decision-making skills and sportsmanship like conduct.Click Here To Watch Video
Basketball supports teamwork, is fast-paced, and requires a great deal of skill and comprehension. Players must be able to react to their teammates, think quickly, and orchestrate a play to completion.Click Here To Watch Video
Dance & Cheer
Dance and cheer instruction utilizes art forms such as dance, to enhance creativity and celebrate individuality, working to build confidence and self-esteem. FRS Therapeutic Sports Specialist supports and encourages participants to reach personal and behavioral goals through dance. Youth participate in competitions in other cities.Click Here To Watch Video
Extreme Flight School
Direct instruction in skateboarding and BMX biking at all levels in a safe, indoor, state-of-the-art skate park. FRS provides protective equipment, skateboards, and uniforms.
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Football teaches the development of strategy and teamwork, addresses youth’s ability to respond to directives, operate within a designated play, and rely on others for protection and support.Click Here To Watch Video
Youth’s participate in instruction and competition to learn the fundamentals of martial arts and to gain greater respect for authority, improved peer and adult relations, increased attention and focus.Click Here To Watch Video
Youth interested in recording, enrichment, and playing instruments develop skills in soundtrack recording, production and vocal coaching. Youth may choose singing, instrument or recording and/or songwriting as tracks of focus. Youth work toward the development of a multi-track album!
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School of Hard Knocks (Boxing Training and Competition)
Youth receive coaching and boxing training weekly to learn the fundamentals of the sport and gain greater control over aggression and anger.Click Here To Watch Video
Swimming for just a half an hour 3x per week can lower stress levels, raise mood, lower incidences of depression and anxiety and improve sleep patterns.
Youth participation in gymnastics does not only offer physical gains; it is beneficial for improving concentration and mental focus – an important aspect of every child’s life. Gymnastics allows children the chance to think for themselves, to stimulate their imaginations and to solve problems safely.Click Here To Watch Video
Along with its physical benefits, bowling promotes learning of math skills by calculating scores, figuring averages and learning mathematical systems to adjust to lane conditions and spare shooting.Click Here To Watch Video
Track and Field
Track and Field teaches youth participants commitment, dedication, and discipline. Most significantly runners typically report being happier and feeling less stressed than their counterparts who do not run or exercise regularly.Click Here To Watch Video
Playing soccer is a great exercise that improves youths cardiovascular health, increases coordination, improves strength and enhances flexibility. Soccer players have to work together as a team in order to be successful.Click Here To Watch Video
Yoga increases body awareness, relieves stress, reduces muscle tension, strain, and inflammation, sharpens attention and concentration, and calms and centers the nervous system.
Community Learning Garden
Our learning garden is one of our initiatives that we are employing to teach all of the children we treat about healthy eating, as well as, how to grow their own fruits and vegetables. Click Here To Watch Our Video
Supportive Counseling Services
Holistic After School (H.A.S.)
H.A.S. serves school aged youth with a focus on improving social interaction by providing a highly structured, sensory sensitive, environment that stabilizes the symptoms of trauma, supports developmental disabilities and supports behavioral and emotional improvement. The program adopts a Holistic schedule that addresses the four quadrants of wellness: Spirituality, Cognition, Fitness and Nutrition. H.A.S. maintains a small group design with minimum stimulation.
Art Therapy, Group/Individual
Art therapy services may be offered in a group or individual session. Group work focuses on clinical expression of trauma, emotionality and peer/adult relations. Individual sessions focus on more specific symptoms.
Comprehensive Family Assessment
Comprehensive needs of the family will be assessed by a Master’s Level, Licensed or license eligible individual using a strength based approach. Strengths of the family will be examined relevant to challenges to recommend the best service compliment to address families’ needs. Assessment data will be taken across multiple settings. Historical data will be included as it relates to families current functioning. Assessment generally takes 5-7 hours and yields a comprehensive written report with specific recommendations.
FRS utilizes the most sophisticated, sensitive and specific technology available to screen, confirm and quantitate drugs of abuse in urine. Our methodologies provide highly accurate, legally defensible results.
E.A.R.-Equine Assisted Recovery
In partnership with Dreamcatchers of Williamsburg, participants will engage a learning approach that promotes the development of healthy coping skills for emotional, social and personal goals through equine-assisted activities. Youth participants will have opportunities to be taught critical life skills such as trust, respect, honesty and communication. Additional opportunities for sensory-based, mind-body focused interventions and community service activities are also incorporated into the programs curriculum to include yoga, gardening and community service. HFS subscription is also included.
Family Support Specialist
Weekly individual and family support, to include supportive counseling, family reunification counseling, skill development, crisis response, case coordination services, parenting support, nutritional, social, recreational and spiritual supports, organizational and time management skills, budgeting, shopping, to improve understanding of resources and stabilize the family in the community.
Holistic Substance Assessment
FRS uses a comprehensive assessment process to identify the strengths, needs, and next steps for successful treatment of substance related symptoms with mental health focus. FRS is committed to individualized assessments that lead to specific, time oriented goals. FRS uses a twelve step, evidence based assessment protocol to identify the most relevant matters for successful treatment planning.
Holistic Substance Prevention Group
FRS will utilize a group dynamic to explore the myths about using, underlying causes of use, and to demonstrate relapse prevention strategies in the context of physical and spiritual wellness. Course activities will include persuasive speakers, videos, community based instruction and gardening to prevent continued use or experimentation.
Holistic Substance Solutions Individualized Counseling Services
Family Restoration Services offers a holistic approach to the treatment of substance abuse disorders. Our integrated treatment approach is designed to concurrently address an individual’s substance abuse and mental health problems, while considering fitness, spiritual, cognitive and nutritional needs.
Music therapy services offer a therapeutic outlet for youth to express emotionality often unsuccessfully achieved through more traditional interventions. One on one services are offered to support emotional regulation and the clinical expression of trauma.
Parent training, parenting skills development, household management, time management, budgeting support, supportive counseling, understanding of child’s diagnoses, transportation and much more. Holistic Family Solutions subscription included.
Positive Behavior Supports
Person centered support to explore and develop youth’s personal interest and aptitude in an activity based fashion. Transportation, appointments, supportive and motivational counseling, independent living, vocational, interpersonal and social skill development are a part of this service.
The combination of a substance abuse sponsor and life coach that works one on one with a young person in SA treatment to optimize recovery and minimize relapse opportunities. Service will include a combination of participation in holistic supports such as yoga, gardening, and structured exercise, development of additional coping responses and supportive counseling in times of anticipated relapse.
Survivor-to-Thriver Trauma Group
In partnership with the H.E.R. (Heal, Empower, Restore) initiative, this 12 week, 1 hour and 15min group provides at-risk, pre-adolescent and adolescent females, with a space to explore a wide range of issues that impact their daily lives. Female youth ages 12-18 will explore their experiences of abuse, sexual exploitation, body image and violence, as well as their strengths and daily lived realities in a safe and non-threatening environment. The program is filled with sensory-based and mind-body focused interventions and activities that nurture and reinforce a positive identity using inherent strengths to support healthy self-expression. Transportation and Holistic Family Solutions subscription included.
Vocational support for participants too young to work, who have no job experience, or who require extra support to obtain or maintain a job, to gain the skills necessary to become productive and vital members
of their own communities. The service is designed to increase the confidence and employability of participants, to find the right work fit, using a highly supportive, structured, and accountable process.
Wraparound Packages (Without Respite)
FRS Wraparound Support Services may combine any of our therapeutic services to include substance abuse, family/parent support, vocational, positive behavior support, E.A.R., H.A.S. and expressive therapies with our wide array of therapeutic recreational programs in a comprehensive manner that provides its own continuum of structured care. Wraparound support utilizes an integrated philosophy of care. It provides community based, culturally relevant, individualized, strength based, and family centered supports. Services address multiple life domains across home, school, and community, including living environment; basic needs; prevention; addiction; risk/protective factors; safety; social,emotional, educational, spiritual, and cultural needs.