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Intensive In-Home

The Intensive In-home program is a short term crisis intervention program that provides services to children and adolescents between the ages of 4 to 20 who are seriously behaviorally and/or emotionally disturbed and in need of treatment.  The main focus of our program is to strengthen clients and their families through family-centered psycho-educational support and to stabilize the living arrangement to the degree that out of home placement is prevented.

Eligible clients are…

  • children and adolescents between the ages of 4-20 with a DSM-IV diagnosis
  • having difficulties with establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that they are at-risk of hospitalization, homelessness, or isolation from social supports
  • at-risk for out-of-home placement, or are returning home from hospitalization, a residential facility, foster care, or correctional facility and need support to successfully transition back into the home
  • willing to participate in service and have at least one adult guardian who is willing to participate in the service

Ineligible clients are…

  • youth who are married
  • youth who are in active duty with any of the armed forces of the United States
  • active substance abuse that interferes with interaction
  • not currently living in the home with family
  • actively experiencing visual and/or auditory hallucinations when on medication or are so disoriented in thought processes that they present a safety hazard to themselves or others
  • actively suicidal or homicidal and not currently in treatment
  • physical disabilities preventing active participation in the therapeutic process
  • persistent assaulting behaviors when on medication
  • children and adolescents with sexual offense convictions or charges who are not currently in treatment

 


Therapeutic Day Treatment

The Therapeutic Day Treatment program provides structured psycho-educational support to youth between the ages of 4 to 20 who are seriously behaviorally and/or emotionally disturbed and in need of treatment.  Case managers work in partnership with parents, family members, school personnel, physicians, mental health providers, and community service agencies. These services are delivered using a comprehensive mental health needs assessment and the main focus is to stabilize the client within the school to prevent alternative educational placement. Services are provided primarily in the school and are supplemented with family counseling either in person or on the phone.

Eligible clients are…

  • children and adolescents between the ages of 4 and 20 with a DSM-IV diagnosis
  • youth who require year-round treatment in order to sustain behavioral or emotional gains
  • youth who have behavior/emotional problems so severe they cannot be handled in self-contained or special classrooms without this programming during the school day or as a supplement to the school day/year
  • youth who would otherwise be placed on homebound instruction because of behavior
  • youth who have deficits in the following: social skills, peer relations, dealing with authority, are hyperactivity, have poor impulse control, are extreme depression; marginally connected with reality

Ineligible clients are…

  • youth who are married
  • youth who are in active duty with any of the armed forces of the United States
  • active substance abuse that interferes with interaction
  • actively experiencing visual and/or auditory hallucinations when on medication or are so disoriented in thought processes that they present a safety hazard to themselves or others
  • actively suicidal or homicidal and not currently in treatment
  • physical disabilities preventing active participation in the therapeutic process
  • persistent assaulting behaviors when on medication
  • children and adolescents with sexual offense convictions or charges who are not currently in treatment


Community Mental Health

The Community Mental Health Support program provides structured psycho-educational support to adults 18 and over with significant psychiatric functional limitations. The case managers work in partnership with family members, physicians, mental health providers, and community service agencies to help stabilize the client. These services are delivered using a comprehensive mental health needs assessment. The main focus of the program is to stabilize the client in the home and community, link them with necessary services, and assist them with daily life skills to help them become more self-sufficient. Services are provided in the home and community.

Eligible clients are…

  • adults who are homeless or in imminent threat of being homeless due to family or other types of dysfunction
  • adults whose family’s dysfunction is due to or related to the threat of abuse or neglect or other family problems which threaten the identified individual’s welfare
  • individuals whose mental, behavioral or emotional condition is such that his/her Global Assessment of Functioning score indicates major impairment in their ability to function home or community
  • individuals returning home from a group home placement, residential facility or a correctional facility and do not have a place to live

Ineligible clients are…

  • actively suicidal or homicidal
  • determined to be profoundly intellectually disabled
  • actively experiencing visual and/or auditory hallucinations while on their medication
  • so disoriented in thought that they present a danger to themselves or others
  • those whose physical disabilities prevents them from being able to participate in the therapeutic process
  • those who engage in persistent physical and verbal assaultive behavior while on medication
  • adults with sexually based convictions
  • actively addicted to illegal substance and not in treatment or is not treatment compliant

Currently waiting licensing approval.

 

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