Office of Treatment and Intervention Services
DJJ’s Office of Treatment and Intervention Services provides Consultation and Evaluation Services, Social Work Services, Psychological Services, Specialized Trauma Services, as well as Reintegration and Classification Services.
Consultation and Evaluation Services
The Consultation and Evaluation Services will support psychological services to juveniles at the DJJ Detention Center, Evaluation and Admissions Centers and juveniles being served by the DJJ County Offices. Consultation and Evaluation Services ensures the provision of consultation, crisis and brief counseling services, psychological and pre-dispositional evaluations and report, coordination of psychiatric services, coordination for special needs juveniles, general sessions waiver evaluations and reports and training services to DJJ staff and outside agencies or entities.
Social Work and Psychological Services
The DJJ provides social work programs and services for juveniles at the DJJ Detention Center, Evaluation and Admissions Centers and the Broad River Road Complex. Psychological services are provided to juveniles, as needed, with in the Broad River Road Complex.
Social Work and psychological treatment services are provided to juveniles and their families. Treatment services are provided both individually and in group settings. The goal of treatment groups is to teach juveniles the knowledge and necessary skills to correct their behavior and address issues or causes of their delinquency. The treatment groups consist of but are not limited to Psychoeducational Groups, Cognitive Behavior Groups, Therapeutic Process Groups, and Specialized Program Groups. A Treatment Plan is developed for each juvenile.
The DJJ provides Reintegration Services to help prepare juveniles for a successful transition from the Broad River Road Complex back in to the community through the delivery of services while at DJJ, and through effective aftercare planning. Reintegration begins at the time of commitment and continues upon the juvenile’s return to the community. A Reintegration Plan is developed for each juvenile.
The DJJ uses a Classification Process to classify and reclassify juveniles to the appropriate levels of custody, placement and supervision. It is DJJ’s practice to make recommendations and decisions to balance public safety with juvenile accountability and competency development.
South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice
4900 Broad River Road
Columbia SC, 29212-3552
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The South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age. THE FOLLOWING OFFICES HAVE BEEN DESIGNATED TO HANDLE INQUIRIES REGARDING THE NONDISCRIMINATON POLICIES: Title IX -- Inspector General's Office -- 803-896-9595 Title II & 504 -- Special Education Office -- 803-896-8484.