9940 Alvaton Road
Alvaton, KY 42122
270-746-6600
270-842-9008 - Fax

History

 HISTORY AND ORGANIZATION

 1997 – FamilyWorks Consultation Services/Dwight & Jan Trabue- owners – While a Senior Therapist with the Community Mental Health Board, Dwight started doing trainings and workshops for organizations outside the Barren River region.

 1998 – FamilyWorks THERAPY & Consultation Services  - Dwight leftLifeSkills CMHC to pursue private practice & consultation full time. His first two contracts were with IMPACT PLUS  &  Clinical Director of a Psychiatric Residential Treatment Facility.

 1999 - FamilyWorks Therapy & Consultation Services: Jan Trabue joined the private practice part-time. We entered into long term agreements with EAP programs, Center Care & Center Care Plus, and would pick up other short term contracts with other local agencies – BRASS & Bellwood boys group home.

2000 - FamilyWorks Therapy & Consultation Services, LLC: Incorporated this year as LLC –Expanded Impact Plus to include Service Coordination and Therapeutic Child Support. Added other therapists. Split service coordination off into separate entity – Child & Family Service Coordination, Jan Trabue owner – Dwight Trabue Behavioral Health professional.  

2001 FamilyWorks Therapy & Consultation Services, LLC:  Having the skeleton of an IMPACT PLUS Agency, 2001 was the year that FamilyWorks really started to expand services to more and more families -

  • Kay Kendall was brought on to be Director of TSC Services. Hiring the first full time TCS workers and expanding TCS from 1-3 part timers up to 8 PRN professionals dedicated to helping kids.
  • Melissa Secrest came from DCBS in Louisville to give FamilyWorks the full-time dependable service coordination needed for therapist support through her association with Child & Family Service Coordination.
  • Added  therapists who like the Trabue’s were seasoned professionals and sought after trainers/speakers. Started quality improvement efforts.  

IN 2002 – At FamilyWorks Therapy & Consultation Services, LLC  we now have the premier team for Mental health services in South Central Kentucky :

OUR BLEND OF CREDENTIALS:

  • EdD level play therapist  – Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist – Educators – Special Educators –Professional Counselors – Masters level TCS

OUR BLEND OF EXPERIENCES:

  • AUTHORS –CLINICAL DIRECTOR OF PRTF  – SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS – COLLEGE PROFESSORS – RIVENDELL –DCBS   –DAY TREATMENT CENTER for Juvenile Offenders – D.J.J. Boys Group Home – FAMILY PRESERVATION THERAPIST – MANAGER OF A PSYCHATRIC REHAB. DAY PROGRAM  – EDUCATORS - SPECIAL EDUCATORS -  SCHOOL COUNSELORS

THIS mixture of diverse experiences and educational backgrounds makes FamilyWorks an unique organization.

OUR DIVERSITY IS OUR STRENGTH!

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