VOLUSIA COUNTY

AGENCY NAME: EYE CARE (CHILD PROTECTION TEAM)

CONTACT PERSON: LISA MURPHY, PROGRAM COORDINATOR

STREET ADDRESS: 344 SOUTH BEACH STREET

CITY, STATE: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA 32114

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 238-3830

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: ABUSED CHILDREN

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 100 PER MONTH

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY: THIS AGENCY HANDLES ABUSE CASES (BOTH PHYSICAL AND SEXUAL). THEY PERFORM MEDICAL EXAMS ON ABUSED CHILDREN, AND ARE ALSO TREATMENT CENTER FOR VICTIMS ADOLESCENT PERPETRATORS.

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: THE INTERN WOULD WORK CLOSELY WITH THE CHILD PROTECTION TEAM. INTERNS ARE NOT PERMITTED TO INTERVIEW THE CHILDERS. THEIR MAIN JOB WOULD BE TO ASSIST THE CASE COORDINATORS, AND WRITE REPORTS.


AGENCY NAME: CHILDREN’S SERVICES/ACT CORPORATION

CONTACT PERSON: LOU WHITTIEMORE, DIVISION DIRECTOR

STREET ADDRESS: 1220 WILLIS AVENUE

CITY, STATE: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA 32114

PHONE NUMBER: (904) 947-3600

TYPE OF YOUTH SERVED: AGES 0-18 RUNAWAY SHELTER AND SCHOOL BASED SERVICES

NUMBER OF YOUTH SERVED EACH DAY: 75-100

DESCRIPTION OF AGENCY: DEALS WITH 10-17 YEAR OLD RUNAWAYS WHO ARE NON-ADJUDICATED DELINQUENTS. ALSO HAVE PROGRAMS FOR TRUANT CHILDREN, AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.

HOW THE INTERN WOULD BE USED: THE INTERN WOULD ACT AS A ROLE MODEL. WORK WITH CLIENTS TO TEACH THEM CONFLICT RESOLUTION AND INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS.