Our teams are dedicated to supporting family stability, reunification, and overall mental health and wellness. These services include trauma-informed outpatient counseling for children, adolescents, and adults, family preservation, supervised and therapeutic visitation, and behavioral coaching (mentoring). Services are provided in-home, in-office, or the community.
Who we serve
Griffith Centers for Children, Chins Up also contracts with Colorado Medicaid and the Department of Human Services in many counties across the state.
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How To Register
Community Based Programs provide services to families throughout Colorado.
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Mail For Inquiry
Download and fill out the referral form.
Email the completed referral from to firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule a consultation with one of our program directors.
Our Programs & Services
FP is a home-based, intensive therapeutic service for high-risk families designed to prevent out of home placement or prepare a family for reunification. Chins Up’s family preservation services are modeled after the National Family Preservation Network’s definition of Intensive Family Preservation Services (IFPS).
Individual and Family Therapy
Individual and/or Family Therapy may be provided by Master’s level therapists. Cases will be referred to clinicians on a case-by-case basis and each funder source may vary. Funders can include social services/CORE funding, Medicaid, grants or private pay.
Behavior Coaching provides structured contact and a positive adult role model to youth who could benefit from a healthy professional relationship to build new skills, including social skills and behavior management.
Mentoring provides a positive adult role model to youth who could benefit from a healthy professional relationship to build new skills. Each client receives weekly contact with their mentor and will have the flexibility to meet their mentor in home, school, video, or community settings.
Visitation Services & Behavioral Coaching
Therapeutic Visitation is a service in which a MA-level therapist provides the family with therapeutic interventions during a visit. This can include modeling appropriate behaviors for the parents, stepping in when a child is acting out, and/or showing parent how to do basic skills such as diapering, bathing, or overall engagement of child while visiting.
Visitation facilitators supervise the interactions between parent and child. The Visitation facilitators makes sure all interactions are child centered and appropriate.
Visitation facilitators supervise all interactions between parent/relative and child at the beginning and end of visit (transition times) and during, at unannounced check-ins (once or twice depending on the length of the visit).
Life Skills/Parenting Skills (LSPS)
LSPS is an intensive home-based model focusing on improving parenting skills while increasing safety and stability for children. These skills are taught with an emphasis on the child’s developmental needs and with a goal of the parent achieving self-sufficiency.
Locations Across Colorado
Griffith’s Centers for Children, Chins up, has established an Anti- Discrimination and Equal Employment Opportunity Policy (“EEO”). This EEO policy applies to all aspects of the relationship between Griffith Centers for Children, Chins Up and it’s employees and volunteers, including, but not limited to, employment, recruitment, classification of employees, termination, upgrading, promotions, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, and employee benefits and application policies. These policies apply to independent contractors, temporary employees, all personnel working on the premises, and any other person firms doing business for or with Griffith Centers for Children, Chins Up. Disciplinary action will be taken against any employee or agent in breach of this policy.