Empowering Individuals So They Can Thrive

Trauma Focused Evidenced Based Mental Health is available to kids and their families. The Dakota Children’s Advocacy Center is committed to providing services of the highest quality and effectiveness.

Evidenced Based Treatments are important because these therapies have been extensively studied and repeatedly shown to be effective in reducing a specific symptom or behavior.  Family’s and referral agencies are confident that the kids are receiving the best of care.

Mental Health

Mental Health Services Available

Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

For children 3-17 who have experience trauma

Problem Sexual Behavior Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Family-oriented treatment designed to reduce or eliminate incidents of problematic sexual behavior

Alternatives for Families: A Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Evidenced-based parent child treatment for children who have been abused or live in high conflict home

Cognitive Processing Therapy
(For Adults)

Evidence-based, weekly treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder

Parent Child Interaction Therapy

For children ages 2 to 7 years old, who are experiencing behavioral concerns, impulsivity, difficulty managing emotions, attachment problems, and behaviors and reactions related to trauma

Child & Family Traumatic Stress Intervention

For children between the ages of 7-18, an evidence-based short-term treatment and early intervention model that begins shortly after a potentially traumatic event or disclosure of abuse

Structured Psychotherapy for Adolescents Responding to Chronic Stress

An innovative treatment for youth who have experienced traumatic or stressful events


All mental health services are offered through DCAC’s Telehealth Program. Find out more about how telehealth works for therapy sessions and more.

Looking for Help?

DCAC offers evidenced based counseling to children and their families affected by abuse and trauma.  If you, or someone you know has been affected by abuse or trauma contact us at 701-323-5626 to schedule an appointment.