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Family Preservation

Covenant Counseling's mission is to provide Christian behavioral and lay/peer counseling as well as therapeutic individual and group counseliselng offering at-risk youth and families a holistic approach to their mental, emotional, spiritual and behavioral needs. Our services include Alcohol and Drug, Grief, Anger Management, Parenting, and Family-Focused CBT and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy services with a Christian foundation all utilizing evidence-based practices.

Eligibility Requirements

1. Alcohol and Drug Assessments - Provided by licensed mental health professional or licensed alcohol and drug abuse counselor

The assessment reports consist of:
• Referral Question(s)
• Referral Sources
• Psychosocial Background Information
• Assessment Procedures
• Relevant Test Procedures
• Assessment Results
• Interpretation of Results
• Summary and Recommendations

2. Alcohol and Drug Treatment – Covenant Counseling utilizes evidenced-based treatment models such as:

o Cognitive-Behavior Therapy - Alcohol, Marijuana, Cocaine, Methamphetamine
o Contingency Management Interventions/Motivational Incentive – Utilizing tangible rewards to reinforce positive behaviors
o Motivational Enhancement Therapy – Alcohol, Marijuana, and Nicotine
o The Matrix Model – Stimulants

3. Anger Management/Conflict Resolution

• Finding the Fit—how youth problems relate to youth's environment
• Focusing on Positives and Strengths—build on strengths currently present in youth's lives
• Increasing Responsibility—promote responsible behavior
• Targeting Sequences—target the interaction between youth and external influences
• Developmentally Appropriate—appropriate to youth's age and developmental needs
• Continuous Effort—families are expected to show effort on a daily or weekly basis
• Evaluation and Accountability—the MST team is responsible for overcoming barriers to success, and intervention effects are monitored continuously
• Generalization—youth's caregivers are equipped to handle all family issues after intervention ends.

4. Family Support Services and Family Preservation Services

• Homebuilder Services
• Intensive In-Home Family
• Mental and Behavioral Health Case Management
• Psychotherapy and Counseling
• Evaluation and Assessment Services
• Support Services
• Family Visitation
• Homemaker Services
• Sitter Services

How to get started

  1. Use one of these methods to contact this service:
    • Phone
    • Call for Intake Appointment
  2. Find the location closest to you below, and use their contact information.

Ages Served

Ages 4-18
Full Family Support

Knoxville, TN

2340 E. Magnolia Ave.
Knoxville, TN, TN 37915
Monday - Friday, 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Emergency On-Call