In The Schools

In The Schools

We work with local schools to provide on-site support including counseling, case management, classroom support, advocacy for needed accommodations, crisis intervention, and professional development.

CG&FS provides on-site support within schools so...

  • Students can succeed academically and emotionally
  • Truancy, suspensions and expulsions can be eliminated
  • Students can feel confident and be ready to learn
  • School staff understand students' mental health needs

We can help schools with:

  • Discipline Issues
  • ED & SED Interventions
  • IEP & 504 Plan Supports
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Violence Prevention/Bullying
  • School connectedness to promote diversity & acceptance
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Substance Use

We Hear You. We're Here For You.

Counseling and case management services to the school, children and families.

We Hear You. We're Here For You. Details

Children facing emotional, behavioral and social difficulties sometimes need help beyond what parents can provide or a school's staff is equipped to handle. CG&FS is a trusted partner to area schools, providing mental health support services delivered by experienced Therapeutic Case Managers and Therapists who are available onsite, on a full time or part time basis. They provide crisis intervention to students and assist the educational team regarding behavioral interventions. They also attend meetings/parent conferences and consult with school staff regarding behavioral/emotional issues. We also provide materials, instruction, onsite workshops with students and parents, and are a valuable referral source for students and families.

Tools include: Coping skills, Anger management, Problem solving skills and Social skills.

Group Programs

Offered both in the school and at many of our locations, group programs offer therapy and social skills.

Group Programs Details

Therapeutic Groups

These group programs are offered during the school day, after school or in summer. They include: Anger management, Depression, Grief, Girls’ wellness and Social skills. They cover topics such as cutting behavior, coping skills, divorce, family issues, loss, self-esteem and stress.

Social & Skill Building Groups

Experienced group leaders work with students in area schools as well as most of our locations. Our group programs are available for children and parents and address issues such as depression, bullying, self control, conflict resolution, communication skills, problem solving skills self esteem, coping skills and making the connection between thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

Contact Us

School-based Services Manager
Crisis Text Line: Text 4HOPE to 741741

Program Sponsors

ADM Board
United Way
Joint Commission

Next Steps

Quality & Compliance

If you have a concern about patient care or quality of care, we would like to hear from you.

Any concerns about patient safety and quality of care can be directed either to the CGFS Director of Quality & Compliance, Dr. Timothy Bartlett, at 330-762-0591, or to our accrediting body, The Joint Commission. There are three ways to contact The Joint Commission:

  • At, use the “Report a Patient Safety Event” link in the “Action Center” on the home page of the website
  • By fax to 330-792-5636
  • By mail to Office of Quality and Patient Safety, The Joint Commission, One Renaissance Boulevard, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

Services Brochure

To learn more about CG&FS and our servces and programs, please download our agency brochure.