FAIR is an intensive, outpatient, home and community-based program designed for parents experiencing challenges related to parenting, substance use, and mental health problems. Many parents who receive FAIR services are involved with child welfare for neglect and substance use. Our model is strengths-based, trauma-informed, and integrates treatment for mental health, substance use, and parent-training into each session. FAIR serves all of Lane County.
Treatment planning is individualized to fit the unique circumstances and needs of parents. When appropriate, FAIR coordinates with child welfare staff to ensure that parents are meeting their child welfare treatment plan goals. Parents are rewarded for working toward their treatment goals that increase child safety. The model allows for delivery of evidence-based practice within a flexible environment including meeting times and places. Sessions often occur in the community where clients have the opportunity to practice success, and other places most likely for parenting to occur (e.g., home, school, playground).
Treatment involves five major components:
- Teaching and supporting parenting skills including nurturing and attachment, reinforcement, emotion regulation, supervision, non-harsh discipline, and nutrition
- Delivering substance abuse treatment including contingency management and positive reinforcement, frequent urinalysis, relationship building, day planning, healthy environments and peer choices, and refusal skills
- Delivering mental health treatment including cognitive behavioral therapy, coping skills, emotion regulation strategies, exposure therapy, and other trauma-informed treatments
- Resource building and provision of ancillary supports including housing, employment, support with court and child welfare attendance
- 24/7 on-call support and ongoing engagement strategies
To implement and integrate these 5 components into one model, the FAIR team includes counselors, skills coaches, a resource builder, and a clinical supervisor.
About the FAIR Clinic
The FAIR main office is located at OSLC Developments, Inc. Most sessions occur in the community throughout Lane County. For more information or to make a referral, contact the FAIR Clinical Supervisor:
Oregon Social Learning Center (OSLC)
10 Shelton McMurphey Blvd.
Eugene, OR 97401
(On the corner of 4th & Pearl)