Families

Community Healing Initiative (CHI)

Community Healing Initiative: A collaborative effort between POIC and Multnomah County, offering culturally specific case management, advocacy, counseling, and rehabilitation for families of African American youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

 

(Photo: Youth Program Member Kalisha receiving an award for saving a man's life).

Parent Partnership

POIC offers parent education classes and training through our Transitions program, and the Community Healing Initiative (CHI) Program.

The Young Parent Partnership Program provides school-based parenting and health education to 40 pregnant and parenting RAHS students and an additional 30 youth through community-based evening courses.

CHI is a collaborative effort between POIC and Multnomah County, offering culturally specific case management, advocacy, counseling, parenting classes, mentoring, and rehabilitation for families of African American youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

Family Resources

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A team of social work professionals and experienced youth advocates staff our Portland OIC System of Care Unit, counseling and supporting students with barriers to engagement in education and work training.

  • Ongoing student support system
  • Meals and transportation support
  • Code of conduct and attendance contracts
  • Crisis intervention system
  • Student social support
  • Career counseling services
  • Teen Parenting
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