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Youth services refer juveniles on probation to family group therapy


Juvenile Drug Court (JDC)

School, Department, or Center

Chestnut Ridge Center, Department of Behavioral Medicine & Psychiatry


Emily Chilko, MSW Lauren Swager, MD


This is corroborative program with the juvenile court system in Monongalia County.  Patients age 13-18 are referred by youth services who have been identified by probation as having substance abuse problems.  Patients attend 2 groups weekly, one with their families at the court house, and individual as well as family therapy at CRC. The duration of the program is 7 -18 months. A parent training group is also provided.

Area Served

Monongalia County

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