Our Services

This site is provided by the Counseling and Assessment Clinic of Worcester, LLC. Please see below and visit our site for more information regarding the substance abuse related services that we provide. At CAC Worcester, we  pride ourselves on providing the personal touch that many suffering substance addiction feel is lacking in some of the available treatment options in our community. Our groups are small, our office is welcoming, and we promise to keep you or your loved one at the center of the care you will receive at CAC Worcester.

 

Structured Outpatient Addiction Program with Motivational Interviewing (SOAP)

SOAP is for adults 18 years old and older. The program operates between the hours of 9:00 am – 12:45 pm. SOAP provides group counseling, individual counseling, and case management. SOAP clinicians provide medication evaluation referrals within two weeks of admission of the SOAP program. SOAP is 5 days per week for the first 2 to 3 weeks and decreases as progress is identified. SOAP groups are run in modules so as to provide a vast array of group topics to our participants.

SOAP group topics include;
• Drug Education and Relapse Prevention
• Coping Skills
• Family Dynamics
• Co-occurring Disorders
• Tobacco Cessation
• STD’s
• Domestic Violence

Enhanced Structured Outpatient Addiction Program for Adolescents (Adolescent Soap) (13-17 years old)

Adolescent SOAP is for adolescent’s ages 13 – 17 years old. The program operates between the hours of; 2:30 pm – 6 pm. and provides group counseling, individual counseling, and case management. Clinicians provide medication evaluation referrals within two weeks of admission of the Adolescent SOAP program. Adolescent SOAP groups are run in modules so as to provide a vast array of group topics to our participants.  The program meets three or more days per week. Adolescent SOAP groups include (call for any changes – modules change every 6 to 8 weeks):
• Drug Education and Relapse Prevention
• Coping Skills
• Healthy Relationships
• Sexually Transmitted Disease
• Tobacco Cessation
• Wellness
• Anger Management

Second Offender Aftercare Program(SOA)

Mental Health and Substance Use groups are available in our SOA program. Participants will participate in clinician facilitated group therapy and engage in individual evaluations. Our SOA curriculum includes some topics to target OUI’s.

Some group topics include; 
• The Neurobiology of Addiction
• Genetics and addiction
• Co-Occurring mental health and SUD’s
• Ambivalence
• Stages of Change
• Co – Dependency
• Alcoholism and its’ stages
• How Substances affect anger
• Legal implications of Drinking and Driving

Outpatient Group Therapy Program

Outpatient Group Therapy includes Mental Health and Substance Use groups that encourage the learning and growth of our participants. Participants will engage in clinician facilitated groups on a weekly basis. Participants will also be able to utilize evaluation services and case management as needed. Individual counseling referrals can be made as well as medication evaluations. (Please call for days and times.)

Current Topics Include:
• Co-Dependence
• Anger Management
• Domestic Violence
• Non – verbal Communication
• Nurturing Parents
• Dual Diagnosis
• Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
• Drug and Alcohol Education
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Transitional Aged Youth (16 to 18 year olds)

First Offender Driver Alcohol Education Program (DAE)

This program is facilitated by Master’s level Clinicians offered to first offenders over sixteen weeks, groups are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Participants complete intake within four weeks from the date of the referral. Assessments and treatment plan reflects goals and objectives that specify the expected accomplishments in the areas of substance education and illegal behavior. Participants are required to complete 2 hours of Victim Impact classes, attend AA/NA meetings in addition to group therapy.

Forensic Evaluations

Clients are referred for a forensic evaluation by their probation officers/ attorney / district attorney /Department of Children and Families, or when the judge orders someone to participate in such an evaluation. It focuses on determining their mental health or substance abuse needs, risks, and making recommendations for appropriate treatment.