Devereux Florida logo

1.800.DEVEREUX (800.338.3738)

Devereux National

  • 10th Annual Golf for the Kids
  • Devereux is a place that understands
  • Building Strong Families
  • Little Things Mean a Lot.
  • Become a foster parent

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children Program

Devereux Florida, a part of the Devereux Foundation founded over 100 years ago, has a proven history of providing a wide variety of treatment programs for children who have experienced emotional, physical and sexual trauma. Devereux’s program model is based on advanced clinical expertise, evidence based approaches and techniques to help individuals transition from troubled lives to bright futures filled with personal accomplishments and hope. For over 25 years in Florida, Devereux has offered a full continuum of services for children who are victims of sexual abuse, sexual trauma and more recently sexual exploitation.

Viera Campus

The Viera Campus, has earned a reputable history of providing comprehensive treatment for children and adolescents who have experienced emotional, physical and sexual trauma. Our DELTA program, an enhanced clinical specialty track, has been specifically designed to address the unique issues related to the commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC) and is provided in an intensive residential setting with multiple levels of support. The Viera Campus offers a serene environment with options of locked and unlocked housing units, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, individual and group therapy, onsite psychiatric services, 24/7 nursing, specialized case management, in addition to an onsite k-12 accredited school. The fundamental components of this program include gaining an understanding of victimization and eventually empowering survivors to create a different life.

Specialized Therapeutic Group Homes

Specialized therapeutic services to address the unique needs of survivors of sexual exploitation are now available to youth who are placed in Devereux Florida’s Specialized Therapeutic Group Homes (STGH). Our gender specific STGH, one male and one female home, provide growth and development through assessment, treatment planning and therapeutic services in a 12-bed community residential setting. Youth participating in this program are offered a wide range of services including trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, individualized psychiatric services and applied behavior analysis. Each survivor will receive positive behavioral support to address their needs and empower them to make safe choices. The goal of the program is to prepare the youth for reintegration into a family or independent living environment.

Foster Care 

After 25 years of operation in over 35 counties, Devereux Florida’s DELTA Foster Care Program is available for children in traditional, therapeutic and specialized therapeutic levels of foster care, focused on the individual needs of youth. Varying levels of services and support are provided to each foster family. Foster families are specially trained, receiving trauma-focused clinical training in the area of sexual exploitation and are directly supported by a treatment team composed of psychiatrists, therapists, behavioral analysts and case managers, as directed by the treatment team.

Outpatient Counseling

The Devereux Family Counseling Center provides outpatient therapeutic services to survivors of commercial sexual exploitation, as well as therapeutic counseling and support for family members, through the DELTA counseling program. The program offers intensive wraparound services in Orange County which includes trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, individualized clinical treatment, as well as individual and group therapy through a multidisciplinary team of professionals. Our multidisciplinary team of professionals includes psychiatrists, specialized therapists, behavior analysts and targeted case managers, all supported through a CSEC consultation model.

 

Contact Us

For additional information on our residential and foster care programs or to make a referral, call the Central Referral Unit at 1.800.DEVEREUX (800.338.3738) ext. 77130 or email referral@devereux.org.

For more information or to make a referral for outpatient counseling services, please call 321.441.1030.