Chokka’ Kilimpi’ provides strengths based therapeutic services. Office, school and community based services integrate culture to support individual and family wellness.
An on-site cultural coordinator also integrates Chickasaw culture into the therapeutic process.
- Counseling – youth, family and substance abuse
- Screening and Assessments
Issues addressed in counseling sessions include, but are not limited to:
- Marital Issues
- Family Relations
- School Issues
Other Chokka’ Kilimpi’ services include:
- Chickasaw Learning Community
- Cultural Classes
- Wraparound Services
- American Indian
- Chickasaw Nation employee
- Anyone who impacts the life of an American Indian child
Chokka’ Kilimpi’ Family Resource Center services, meaning “strong home” in the Chickasaw language, is a family resource center located in Norman, Oklahoma.
Through a variety of services, Chokka’ Kilimpi’ provides the assistance, guidance and support necessary to build and maintain strong, healthy Chickasaw families.
A centerpiece of Governor Anoatubby’s Family Initiative, the initial planning for Chokka’ Kilimpi’ began in 2006. The family resource center opened its doors in August 2009 on the University of Oklahoma (OU) campus.
Chokka’ Kilimpi’ brings together a multi-disciplinary team using existing and new initiatives that strengthen Chickasaw families. We partner and collaborate across divisions within the Chickasaw Nation to continue to meet the needs of Chickasaw families. Chokka’ Kilimpi’ is also the center for training and research in collaboration with the University of Oklahoma Center for Applied Social Research.