Creating

HOPE

We provide bilingual (English & Spanish) drug and alcohol evaluations to youth and adults referred by schools, courts, therapists and several community social service agencies. People may also self-refer.

Evaluation

Services

Evaluation services to assist and empower our community members.

Youth Evaluations

Prevention and Resiliency Services provides substance use disorder evaluations for youth and adults. We provide evaluations for a variety of referral sources including court, legal, and family referrals.

Schedule an evaluation appointment

We offer three methods to schedule appointments for your convenience. To schedule a youth evaluation appointment, please select one of the following methods:

Please bring to your first appointment

Please bring the following documents to your first appointment:

  • Photo ID (if you have one)
  • Social Security Number
  • Medical Insurance Card (if you have one)
  • Attorney, probation, or court information (if applicable)
  • Parent or guardian must accompany youth clients

Your first appointment

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete the required paperwork. You will be given a paper questionnaire to complete prior to your interview with the counselor. During the interview, you will be asked a variety of questions relating to your physical health, mental health, legal history, social history, and usage of substances.

Cancel or change an appointment

PARS understand that life happens and sometimes appointments need to be changed. We ask you to give us 24 hours notice for appointment changes and cancellations. If you need to change or cancel your appointment date and time, please select one of the following methods:

No Show policy

Multiple missed appointments by a client without advance notice of 24 hours may result in PARS inability to reschedule appointments.

Prevention and Resiliency Services provides substance use disorder evaluations for youth and adults. We provide evaluations for a variety of referral sources including court, legal, and family referrals.

Schedule an evaluation appointment

We offer three methods to schedule appointments for your convenience. To schedule an adult evaluation appointment, please select one of the following methods:

Cost

Cost is assessed on an individual case basis. Cost is advised when appointment is scheduled.

Your first appointment

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete the required paperwork. You will be given a paper questionnaire to complete prior to your interview with the counselor. During the interview, you will be asked a variety of questions relating to your physical health, mental health, legal history, social history, and usage of substances. Please bring the following documents to your first appointment:

  • Photo ID (if you have one)
  • Social Security Number
  • Medical Insurance Card (if you have one)
  • Attorney, probation, or court information (if applicable)

Cancel or change an appointment

PARS understand that life happens and sometimes appointments need to be changed. We ask you to give us 24 hours notice for appointment changes and cancellations. If you need to change or cancel your appointment date and time, please select one of the following methods:

No Show Policy

Multiple missed appointments by a client without advance notice of 24 hours may result in PARS inability to reschedule appointments.

Personal Centered Case Management

Personal Centered Case Management is a service that PARS provides for free for youth ages 12- 18 in Shawnee County. This service helps youth to set goals of their choice and work to achieve these goals. This program is designed to increase youth’s functioning in their life, building resiliency within the youth and families that are served. Youth are required to have a substance use disorder evaluation prior to enrolling in PCCM to ensure this is an appropriate fit. Typically, a 3-6-month commitment is required. Participating youth have the option to meet the case manager while at school or to come to the PARS office for meetings. For more information, please refer to the information about the Youth Evaluation Services.

Alcohol and Drug Information Class - English (ADIS)

This 8-hour face-to-face alcohol and drug information training class is taught in English and fulfills the needs for a first time DUI (driving under the influence) offense in the State of Kansas.

Duration

8 Hour Class. A 60-min lunch break is scheduled. BYO lunch or leave and return.

Group Class Minimum and Maximum Number of participants per class

  • Minimum of 3 participants is required.
  • Maximum of 8 participants per class.

Cost

  • $150 for a group class listed on our Calendar of Events.
  • $250 for an individual one-on-one class.
  • Payment is due by close of business, one week before the class date.

Target Audience

Adults (Ages 21+)

CEU’s/Certification

No continuing education units are provided for this presentation. A certificate of completion is provided once payment is received and the class is complete.

Evaluation

Services

Evaluation services to assist and empower our community members.

Youth Evaluations

Prevention and Resiliency Services provides substance use disorder evaluations for youth and adults. We provide evaluations for a variety of referral sources including court, legal, and family referrals.

Schedule an evaluation appointment

We offer three methods to schedule appointments for your convenience. To schedule a youth evaluation appointment, please select one of the following methods:

Please bring to your first appointment

Please bring the following documents to your first appointment:

  • Photo ID (if you have one)
  • Social Security Number
  • Medical Insurance Card (if you have one)
  • Attorney, probation, or court information (if applicable)
  • Parent or guardian must accompany youth clients

Your first appointment

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete the required paperwork. You will be given a paper questionnaire to complete prior to your interview with the counselor. During the interview, you will be asked a variety of questions relating to your physical health, mental health, legal history, social history, and usage of substances.

Cancel or change an appointment

PARS understand that life happens and sometimes appointments need to be changed. We ask you to give us 24 hours notice for appointment changes and cancellations. If you need to change or cancel your appointment date and time, please select one of the following methods:

No Show policy

Multiple missed appointments by a client without advance notice of 24 hours may result in PARS inability to reschedule appointments.

Prevention and Resiliency Services provides substance use disorder evaluations for youth and adults. We provide evaluations for a variety of referral sources including court, legal, and family referrals.

Schedule an evaluation appointment

We offer three methods to schedule appointments for your convenience. To schedule an adult evaluation appointment, please select one of the following methods:

Cost

Cost is assessed on an individual case basis. Cost is advised when appointment is scheduled.

Your first appointment

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your appointment time to complete the required paperwork. You will be given a paper questionnaire to complete prior to your interview with the counselor. During the interview, you will be asked a variety of questions relating to your physical health, mental health, legal history, social history, and usage of substances. Please bring the following documents to your first appointment:

  • Photo ID (if you have one)
  • Social Security Number
  • Medical Insurance Card (if you have one)
  • Attorney, probation, or court information (if applicable)

Cancel or change an appointment

PARS understand that life happens and sometimes appointments need to be changed. We ask you to give us 24 hours notice for appointment changes and cancellations. If you need to change or cancel your appointment date and time, please select one of the following methods:

No Show Policy

Multiple missed appointments by a client without advance notice of 24 hours may result in PARS inability to reschedule appointments.

Personal Centered Case Management

Personal Centered Case Management is a service that PARS provides for free for youth ages 12- 18 in Shawnee County. This service helps youth to set goals of their choice and work to achieve these goals. This program is designed to increase youth’s functioning in their life, building resiliency within the youth and families that are served. Youth are required to have a substance use disorder evaluation prior to enrolling in PCCM to ensure this is an appropriate fit. Typically, a 3-6-month commitment is required. Participating youth have the option to meet the case manager while at school or to come to the PARS office for meetings. For more information, please refer to the information about the Youth Evaluation Services.

Alcohol and Drug Information Class - English (ADIS)

This 8-hour face-to-face alcohol and drug information training class is taught in English and fulfills the needs for a first time DUI (driving under the influence) offense in the State of Kansas.

Duration

8 Hour Class. A 60-min lunch break is scheduled. BYO lunch or leave and return.

Group Class Minimum and Maximum Number of participants per class

  • Minimum of 3 participants is required.
  • Maximum of 8 participants per class.

Cost

  • $150 for a group class listed on our Calendar of Events.
  • $250 for an individual one-on-one class.
  • Payment is due by close of business, one week before the class date.

Target Audience

Adults (Ages 21+)

CEU’s/Certification

No continuing education units are provided for this presentation. A certificate of completion is provided once payment is received and the class is complete.

MAKING AN IMPACT

TRAININGS & PRESENTATIONS

Our ADULTS ONLY training classes vary in length from 3-hour to 8-hour sessions. Our presentations vary in length from 30 minutes to 3-hour sessions.

Trauma & Addiction Training

This training class is designed to increase the education of attendees about what adverse childhood experiences are, the role of substance use disorders have in creating adverse childhood experiences and also as a response to adverse childhood experiences. In this training class, you will learn:

  • ACE’s, trauma, stress responses, and potential life impacts.
  • Human brain development and decision making.
  • What substance use disorder diagnosis require.
  • How to help individuals with substance use disorder history along with adverse
    childhood disorders.

Training Details

  • Duration: 8 hours, one day.
  • Cost: $50 per person.
  • Payment: Payment must be received one week prior to the class training date. Cash, Money Order, or Credit Card (An additional 3% processing fee is added to credit card transactions).
  • Minimum and Maximum Number of participants per session:
    • Minimum of 3 participants is required.
    • Online Zoom Facilitation - Maximum 20 participants per class.
    • Face-to-Face in person facilitation - maximum of 8 participants per class.
    • Group bookings - Multiple training classes can be added to accommodate all participants as needed.
  • Target Audience: Adults (Ages 18+)
  • CEU's/Certification: No continuing education is provided for this training class. A Certificate of Completion is provided on the day of training, at the end of the day.

Building Resiliency

This class is designed to increase knowledge of what resiliency is, the need for resiliency, and to help professionals build resiliency not only for themselves, but also in their clients and the client’s family.

Presentation Details

  • Duration: Available as either a 45-minute presentation or a 60-minute presentation, based on your needs.
  • Minimum and Maximum Number of participants per session:
    • Minimum of 4 participants is required.
    • Online Zoom Presentation - Maximum 20 participants per session.
    • Face-to-Face in person presentation - Maximum of 8 participants per session.
  • Cost: No charge.
  • Participants: Adults (Ages 18+) who are Probation Officers, Social Workers, or School Counselors.
  • CEU’s: No continuing education units are provided for this presentation.
MAKING AN IMPACT

TRAININGS & PRESENTATIONS

Our ADULTS ONLY training classes vary in length from 3-hour to 8-hour sessions. Our presentations vary in length from 30 minutes to 3-hour sessions.

Trauma & Addiction Training

This training class is designed to increase the education of attendees about what adverse childhood experiences are, the role of substance use disorders have in creating adverse childhood experiences and also as a response to adverse childhood experiences. In this training class, you will learn:

  • ACE’s, trauma, stress responses, and potential life impacts.
  • Human brain development and decision making.
  • What substance use disorder diagnosis require.
  • How to help individuals with substance use disorder history along with adverse
    childhood disorders.

Training Details

  • Duration: 8 hours, one day.
  • Cost: $50 per person.
  • Payment: Payment must be received one week prior to the class training date. Cash, Money Order, or Credit Card (An additional 3% processing fee is added to credit card transactions).
  • Minimum and Maximum Number of participants per session:
    • Minimum of 3 participants is required.
    • Online Zoom Facilitation - Maximum 20 participants per class.
    • Face-to-Face in person facilitation - maximum of 8 participants per class.
    • Group bookings - Multiple training classes can be added to accommodate all participants as needed.
  • Target Audience: Adults (Ages 18+)
  • CEU's/Certification: No continuing education is provided for this training class. A Certificate of Completion is provided on the day of training, at the end of the day.

Building Resiliency

This class is designed to increase knowledge of what resiliency is, the need for resiliency, and to help professionals build resiliency not only for themselves, but also in their clients and the client’s family.

Presentation Details

  • Duration: Available as either a 45-minute presentation or a 60-minute presentation, based on your needs.
  • Minimum and Maximum Number of participants per session:
    • Minimum of 4 participants is required.
    • Online Zoom Presentation - Maximum 20 participants per session.
    • Face-to-Face in person presentation - Maximum of 8 participants per session.
  • Cost: No charge.
  • Participants: Adults (Ages 18+) who are Probation Officers, Social Workers, or School Counselors.
  • CEU’s: No continuing education units are provided for this presentation.

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Additional
Resources

Community Mental Health Centers

Family Service and Guidance Center for the youth of Shawnee County.

Valeo Behavioral Healthcare for the adults of Shawnee County.

Crosswinds Counseling for residents of Osage County

Shawnee County Suicide Prevention Coalition