Programs & Services
All detained youth have access to general in-house individual and group counseling
sessions on a daily basis. All staff is trained in positive behavior modification
techniques designed to facilitate a safe and secure environment. Community behavioral
health specialists may continue their professional relations with detained youths
through court recommendation and appointment only.
Our facility is fortunate to have two certified Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School
teachers who provide 5.50 hours of educational instruction per day. The Youth Services
School is on a traditional school system schedule and follows this schedule accordingly.
Grades are recorded and returned with the youths to their home schools. GED preparation
is also available for students who are detained for longer periods of time.
Correct Care Solutions (CCS) is a healthcare provider specializing in correctional
populations. Routine healthcare services are provided onsite to all detained juveniles.
Services are provided by a Physician, Registered Nurse, and a Licensed Practical
Nurse. Non-psychotropic medications can be provided by CCS as needed. All medications
are administered by CCS twice per day. Emergency services are referred to our on-call
specialist, seven days a week, 24 hours a day and routed accordingly. If necessary,
juveniles are transported to area hospitals for medical treatment. Health Records
can be provided to court officials with a release of information form.
Testing can be performed at the facility by community professionals of the Court’s
choice. Appointments can be coordinated through the Youth Services Senior Social
Substance Abuse Assessment and Evaluation Services
Insight Human Services offers the following programming:
- Substance abuse assessment and evaluation using the GAIN Q.
- Substance abuse groups
- Drug awareness groups
- Anger management groups
- Urinalysis at the request of the Court Counselor
- Individual substance abuse counseling for detained drug court participants
The Center's meals are catered in by Forest Heights Independent Living facility.
Juveniles are provided with three nutritionally-balanced meals each day and a nightly
Specialists in the field of health education visit the facility on a bi-weekly basis.
Youths are encouraged to be responsible for their health by knowing how to protect
themselves from various community health threats. HIV testing is available.
Gang & Delinquency Prevention Initiative
Youth Services has developed a unique three-fold Gang & Delinquency Prevention Initiative.
The program is designed to bring about positive social change by helping youth learn
empowering skills that will assist them in the abandonment of delinquent lifestyles.
There are three areas of focus. First, Project Restoration involves a one-time session
for referred youths, who due to their behaviors, are in danger of being detained.
Program topics covered in each session are gang involvement, healthy choices, and
identifying family strengths. Parents/guardians must accompany the youth to the
session which last about an hour. Recommendations for this program are received from judges, court counselors, and
law enforcement. Parents are also welcome to call directly to schedule a session.
This is not a scared straight program.
Secondly, in an effort to assists community leaders in the eradication of gangs;
self-reported gang involvement statistics are being tracked on each detained youth.
Thirdly, the Center has plans of adopting the ARISE gang prevention curriculum specializing
in practical life skill lessons. This programming will be implemented throughout
the Center, and all staff will be certified to use it. This is included within our
All programs and services are available to any County that is serviced by our facility.