Irvine Family Resource Center

Under the Department of Prevention & Intervention, the Irvine Family Resource Center offers a multidisciplinary approach to mental health and support and wellness for children, adolescents, and their families.  The services that we offer are:

Mental Health Services

Here at the IFRC we offer short-term, evidence-based mental health services provided by licensed mental health therapists for IUSD K-12 students and families. We aim to provide effective and individualized support for our clients dealing with mental health concerns in an intimate and confidential setting where we can foster connection, trust, and growth. Our services include intake appointments to further assess and determine the best support services that the IFRC can provide.

Call us today for a phone consultation (949) 936-7502.

Enrichment Workshops

The Irvine Family Resource Center hosts enrichment workshops that are offered to IUSD students, parents, and caregivers. These workshops will target a variety of skills that aim to improve communication, parenting strategies, increase coping and resilience. 

For more information on upcoming enrichment workshops contact Christine Guerrero.

Parent enrichment workshop recordings  

Parent Videos and Resources.  These short and engaging video Parent Pep Talks are designed to offer strategies and suggestions for some of the greatest challenges parents are currently facing.

The 3 R's For Resilient Parenting

Resiliency during challenging times is critical now more than ever.  This webinar highlights the importance of prioritizing  the 3 R’s of Resilient Parenting:  Relationships, Routines, and Reassurance offering practical strategies that promotes strong, stable, and supportive relationships.

 

 

hoag mental health presentations

Presented by Hoag ASPIRE Intensive Outpatient Program: Teen Mental Health: How To Recognize When Support Is Needed

Just like physical health, the sooner a mental health or emotional concern is identified and addressed, the better the outcome. Educational discussion on teen mental health by Hoag Aspire Intensive Outpatient Program.

 

Presented by Hoag ASPIRE Intensive Outpatient Program: Gaming, Social Media and Mental Wellness Presentation

The World Health Organization recently recognized “gaming disorder” as a diagnosable condition. Excessive gaming and focus on social media can cause psychological effects such as irritability, depression, isolation and anxiety. Explore the impact technology has on adolescent behavior and brain development at this educational discussion presented by Hoag ASPIRE Intensive Outpatient Program. Join Dr. Sina Safahieh, child and adolescent psychiatrist, to learn the signs for concern, differences between normal teen behaviors and potentially harmful ones, and what you can do to help.