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Intensive In-Home Services

This service is designed for youth ages 5 to 21 providing evidence base techniques to address barriers that put children at risk of being removed from their homes.

Our staff is committed to assessing the overall environment to bring change in the home for at-risk children. We strive to meet children and families where they are to motivate them to reach the goals they wish to accomplish

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At-Risk Criteria

The impairment experienced by the member are to such a degree that they meet the criteria for being at risk of out of home placement as defined in the below section.

MEET ONE

These services shall be provided in this level of care when the clinical needs of the individual put him at risk for out-of-home placement, as these terms are defined in this section:

1. When services that are far more intensive than outpatient clinic care are required to stabilize the individual in the family situation, or
2. When the individual’s residence as the setting for services is more likely to be successful than a clinic.

MEET TWO

1. Have difficulty in establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that they are at risk of hospitalization or out-of-home placement as defined in the definition section of this manual because of conflicts with family or community; and/or

2. Exhibit such inappropriate behavior that documented, repeated interventions by the mental health, social services, or judicial system are or have been necessary resulting in being at risk for out of home placement; and/or

3. Exhibit difficulty in cognitive ability such that they are unable to recognize personal danger or recognize significantly inappropriate social behavior resulting in being at risk for out of home placement.

MEET TWO

1. Have difficulty in establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that they are at risk of hospitalization or out-of-home placement as defined in the definition section of this manual because of conflicts with family or community; and/or

2. Exhibit such inappropriate behavior that documented, repeated interventions by the mental health, social services, or judicial system are or have been necessary resulting in being at risk for out of home placement; and/or

3. Exhibit difficulty in cognitive ability such that they are unable to recognize personal danger or recognize significantly inappropriate social behavior resulting in being at risk for out of home placement.

MEET All

At least one parent/legal guardian or responsible adult with whom the individual is living shall be willing to participate in the intensive in-home services with the goal of keeping the individual with the family. In the instance of this service, a responsible adult shall be an adult who lives in the same household with the child and is responsible for engaging in counseling and service-related activities to benefit the individual.

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Individual/family Therapy

Individual therapy is a joint process between a therapist and a person in therapy. Common goals of therapy can be to inspire change or improve quality of life.

Family therapy is a type of psychotherapy that involves all members of a nuclear family or stepfamily and, in some cases, members of the extended family (e.g., grandparents). A therapist or team of therapists conducts multiple sessions to help families deal with important issues that may interfere with the functioning of the family and the home environment.

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Individual/family Therapy

Individual therapy is a joint process between a therapist and a person in therapy. Common goals of therapy can be to inspire change or improve quality of life.

Family therapy is a type of psychotherapy that involves all members of a nuclear family or stepfamily and, in some cases, members of the extended family (e.g., grandparents). A therapist or team of therapists conducts multiple sessions to help families deal with important issues that may interfere with the functioning of the family and the home environment.

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Parenting Classes

Our parenting classes and workshops are designed to strengthen and enhance parent-child relationships. Offered in English and Spanish, these classes feature group discussion, home practice exercises, and activities to improve family dynamics. Parenting can often be a challenge. For parents needing extra support, offers education and training to improve family functioning.

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Therapeutic Mentoring

Therapeutic Mentoring offers structured, one-to-one strength-based support services between a therapeutic mentor and a youth under the age of 21 for the purpose of addressing daily living, social and communication needs. Services include supporting, coaching, and training the youth in age-appropriate behaviors, interpersonal communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution.

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Therapeutic Mentoring

Therapeutic Mentoring offers structured, one-to-one strength-based support services between a therapeutic mentor and a youth under the age of 21 for the purpose of addressing daily living, social and communication needs. Services include supporting, coaching, and training the youth in age-appropriate behaviors, interpersonal communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution.

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Anger management

Anger management refers to a process. It can help people identify stressors. People learn steps to help them stay calm in anger management. They may then handle tense situations in a constructive, positive way. The purpose of anger management is to help a person decrease anger. It reduces the emotional and physical arousal that anger can cause. It is generally impossible to avoid all people and settings that incite anger.