Since 1979, the Advocate Childhood Trauma Treatment Program has provided a range of specialized services for children, teens, and families that have experienced sexual abuse and maltreatment.
Services provided by the CTTP:
- Counseling Services: Our staff provides specialized counseling services to treat a variety of behavioral and psychological conditions, including sexual abuse, traumatic experiences, maltreatment, attachment disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, ADHD, child & adolescent sexual behavior problems, and other behavioral difficulties. Caregivers are included in our treatment, and are offered support and behavioral management training to help enhance the treatment and healing process.
- Trauma Assessments & Sexual Behavior Problem Assessments: We provide specialized psychological testing that focuses upon exploring and clarifying psychological conditions and diagnoses, effects from trauma, sexual behavior problem issues (if applicable), and treatment planning needs and recommendations.
- Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Workshops for Adults: Our staff offers the empowering multi-media Stewards of Children™ workshops for adults to learn how to prevent and react responsibly to child sexual abuse, with continuing education credits available.
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To begin services, please call our Intake Department at 1.800.216.1110. CTTP has contracts with DCFS and a variety of private foster care agencies, and accepts many HMO/PPO health insurance plans. Individuals can be referred to CTTP under our DCFS-Medicaid Counseling/Sexual Abuse contract, our DCFS-Medicaid Post Adoption contract, or through a private foster care agency contract. We do not accept Medicaid, unless referred by a DCFS/foster care caseworker.
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Charitable Support and Donations to CTTP
The Childhood Trauma Treatment Program (CTTP) is supported by charitable donations, grants, and fees. CTTP is a non-for-profit 501c3 organization. Since 1979 we have provided counseling, psychotherapy, and specialized psychological testing to abused and maltreated children, teens, and families. We need your help to assist us in providing services to those who desperately need our help. 100% of your gifts and donations goes directly to CTTP.
To make a donation to CTTP, click on the button below to use the online credit card form:
Or, please make checks payable to "CTTP" and send checks to our mailing address at:
P.O. Box 776
Oak Lawn, IL 60454-0776
If you wish to make a larger donation or grant we would be happy to speak with you about this opportunity. Please call our main number at 1.800.216.1110 to discuss this opportunity.
The Childhood Trauma Treatment Program is a United Way Program.