HOPE Program

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About This Program

Target Population: Sexually reactive children (age 12 and up) and sexually abusive children and adolescents; also used for adult sexual offenders

For children/adolescents ages: 12 – 25

Brief Description

The HOPE Program works with adolescent clients in individual and group settings. The program specializes in forensic and cognitive behavioral therapy, as well as general psychotherapy for individuals, couples, and families coping with emotional, behavioral, and psychological challenges. The HOPE Program also offers treatment approaches for family reunification and safety planning.

Program Goals:

The goals of the HOPE Program are:

  • Providing crisis intervention
  • Reducing negative or destructive behaviors
  • Managing emotions
  • Overcoming and learning to cope with problems such as sexual, physical, and emotional abuse

Contact Information

Shannon Smith, LCSW
Title: HOPE Program Director
Website: www.hopeprogram.biz
Phone: (510) 764-2428 x13
Fax: (510) 764-2428

Date Research Evidence Last Reviewed by CEBC: October 2013

Date Program Content Last Reviewed by Program Staff: May 2012

Date Program Originally Loaded onto CEBC: May 2012