You are your child’s first teacher! CLUES parenting educators support you in learning how to strengthen your skills as a parent.
CLUES parenting educators support you in learning how to strengthen your skills as a parent. Using the Parents as Teachers curriculum, they provide you with tools to address your child’s developmental needs and concrete strategies to support the healthy development of your child’s brain.
CLUES therapists are able to help children and adolescents reduce mental health symptoms and develop improved coping abilities, more positive relationships and better self-regulation. Family therapy is also available as part of a youth’s care plan or as the primary way of working with a youth and their family. Our therapists are trained to help children, adolescents and their families recover from traumatic experiences.
Children’s Mental Health Case Management helps set up and coordinate services for youth ages 5-18 with complex mental health needs. Case managers help parents/caregivers learn about services and resource options, better understand how systems work and advocate for families with other providers and systems. Available for Ramsey and Hennepin County residents.
CTSS Skills Training works with youth ages 5-18 with complex mental health needs to help them develop better behavioral functioning. Skills trainers help youth and their families apply strategies and concepts developed in therapy to other settings. This support helps them progress faster toward their mental health goals.
Familias Unidas is a free 12-week program for Latino families designed to reduce their children’s risk factors for substance use and gang affiliation by increasing parents’ understanding of child development and mental health, promoting healthy lifestyles and improving communication in families. This program is offered at partner host sites such as schools, faith communities and other groups around the Metro area.
Explore CLUES services and resources designed to support the families and caregivers of our youngest children. Here you can find information about how babies and children develop emotionally, socially, and cognitively; ways to support their healthy growth as adults; and CLUES programs designed to help parents and caregivers increase their knowledge and skills.