Core Services provided by the Center and agency partners:
- Forensic Interviews, mental health therapy and court education and preparation
are the core services provided at Prescott House.
- Forensic interviews are scheduled by law enforcement agencies or Alabama
Department of Human Resources after a report of abuse is received. A forensic
interview is a factual interview of the child victim conducted in a “child
friendly” interview room. The interviewer is trained in forensic interviewing,
children`s language and development. Prescott House staff members conduct
- Mental health therapy is offered to each child victim interviewed at Prescott
House. The therapy is provided by Prescott House staff members. This therapy
helps to reduce trauma and restore lost childhoods.
- Court education and preparation sessions are offered to each child victim and
their families as their case progresses through the court system. These sessions
help to educate the child and their families about the court system and make
them as comfortable as possible.