|Individual, Group and Family Counseling|
|Medication Prescription, Administration
|Adult Partial Hospitalization|
|Adolescent Partial Hospitalization|
|Administrative Case Management|
|Resource Coordination Case Management|
|Intensive Case Management|
|Family Based Mental Health|
|Community Residential Rehabilitation Services|
|Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services|
|Consumer Drop In Center|
|Supported Living Program|
|Social Security Representative Payee Services|
|In-Patient Psychiatric Services||CHIPP||Residential Treatment Facilities|
Activities and services provided by the Administrator's Office of the County MH/MR Program. The activities include:
Applies to those activities and administrative functions undertaken by staff in order to ensure intake into the county mental health system and the appropriate and timely use of available resources and specialized services to best address the needs of individuals seeking assistance. Services are available for all persons who have a mental health diagnosis (DSM III-R or subsequent revisions, or ICD-9) for the purposes of facilitating and monitoring a person's access to mental health services and community resources. The activities include, but are not limited to:
Adult Developmental Training (ADT) - (currently not available)
Community-Based programs designed to facilitate the acquisition of prevocational, behavioral activities of daily living, and independent living skills. As a prerequisite for work-oriented programming, ADT programs concentrate on cognitive development, affective development, communication development, physical development, and working skills development. Adult development training programs are provided in facilities licensed under the Chapter 2380 regulations (Adult Day Care Centers).
Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
BHRS services are designed to assist a child or adolescent (birth to age 21) to develop stability and improved capacity to function in family, school and community settings. This may occur through training, support or intervention in the areas of problem solving and coping skills; social and interpersonal relationship skills; effective and appropriate communication of emotions, concerns and personal issues, behavior management; and community living. Services may be delivered to the child or adolescent in the home, school, community or a residential care setting.
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Community Employment and Employment Related Services
Employment in a community setting or employment-related programs which may combine vocational evaluation, vocational training and employment in a non-specialized setting such as a business or industry or other work sites within the community. Included are competitive employment, supported/supportive employment, and industry-integrated vocational programs such as workstations in industry, transitional training, mobile work forces, enclaves, affirmative industries/business, and placement and follow-up services.
Community Residential Services
Applies to care, treatment, rehabilitation, habilitation, and social and personal development services provided to persons in a community based residential program which is a licensed or specifically Department approved community residential agency or home. Community residential services are intended for persons capable of benefiting from social and personal development services away from their own homes or family, or for children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance who cannot be maintained in their own home. The services include, but are not limited to:
Programs and activities made available by any staff member to community or human service agencies, professional personnel, and the general public concerning mental illness, in order to increase general awareness or knowledge about these disabilities or to prevent them. Prevention and consultation and education services are also included:
Those emergency related activities and administrative functions undertaken to proceed after a petition for voluntary or involuntary commitment has been completed, including any involvement by staff of the County Administrator's Office in this process. Activities include, but are not limited to:
Facility Based Vocational Rehabilitation Services
Programs designed to provide renumerative development and vocational training within a community-based, specialized facility (sheltered workshop) using work as the primary modality. Sheltered workshop programs include vocational evaluation, personal work adjustment training, work activity training, and regular work training and are provided in facilities licensed under the Chapter 2390 regulations (Vocational Facilities).
Family Based Mental Health Services
Comprehensive services designed to assist families in caring for their children or adolescents with emotional disturbances at home. This is a discrete Department of Public Welfare/ Office of Mental health licensed program which offers mental health treatment, casework services, and family support. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for up to 32 weeks, and longer if medically necessary. Family-Based Mental Health Services are team delivered by mental health professionals and mental health workers primarily in the family home. .
Housing Support Services
Housing Support Services are services provided to mental health consumers which enable the recipient to access and retain permanent, decent, affordable housing, acceptable to them. They are provided by county MH program housing specialists or other staff designated by the county program. Services are generally time-limited and intended to address a specific issue.
Housing Support Services include the following:
Intensive Case Management
Intensive Case Management services provide assistance to persons with serious and persistent mental illness and children at risk of serious mental illness in a variety of ways to gain access to needed resources such as medical, social, educational, and other services through natural supports, general community resources and specialized mental health treatment, rehabilitation and support services. Staff are located in separate and identifiable intensive case management units where case managers are limited to assisting a maximum of 30 persons and they or a designee are available to these persons 24 hours per day, seven days per week. This service is expected to achieve specific outcomes of independence of living, vocational/educational participation, adequate social supports and reduced hospitalization. The activities include:
Most of these services should be provided at the site of their natural occurrence (i.e. the consumer's home, the workplace, community service agency, school, or any other natural community setting) as opposed to the Case Manager's Office.
Treatment-oriented services provided to a client who is not admitted to a hospital, institution, or community mental health facility for twenty- four hour a day service. These services may be provided to an individual or his/her family and may include services prior to or after inpatient or institutional care has been provided. As part of a client's designated treatment plan, these services may be provided by the county program or purchased through a contract with an agency. The activities include:
Mental Health Crisis Intervention Services
Mental Health Crisis Intervention Services are immediate, crisis-oriented services designed to ameliorate or resolve precipitating stress, which are provided to adults or children and their families who exhibit an acute problem of disturbed thought, behavior, mood or social relationships. The services provide rapid response to crisis situation which threaten the well being of the individual or others. Mental Health Crisis Intervention Services include intervention, assessment, counseling, screening, and disposition services.
The telephone service must be available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A crisis service may extend to petitioning for commitment but may not include the delegate functions of review, approval or disapproval, bed searches, and other functions which may occur after the petition is completed and submitted. These delegate functions are always to be considered emergency services.
Partial Hospitalization - (currently not available)
Non-residential treatment services licensed by the Office of Mental Health for persons with moderate to severe mental illness and children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance who require less than 24 hour continuous care but require more intensive and comprehensive services than are offered in outpatient treatment. Partial hospitalization services may be: 1) a day service designed for persons able to return to their home in the evening, 2) an evening service designed for persons working and/or in residential care, 3) a weekend program and/or 4) a day or evening program in conjunction with school. The activities include:
Psychiatric Inpatient Hospitalization
Treatment or services provided an individual in need of twenty-four hour continuous psychiatric hospitalization. The activities include care in a licensed psychiatric inpatient facility for the purpose of:
Psychiatric rehabilitation assists persons with long-term psychiatric disabilities to develop, enhance, and/or retain: psychiatric stability, social competencies, personal and emotional adjustment and/or independent living competencies so that they experience more success and satisfaction in the environment of their choice and can function as independently as possible. Interventions may occur within a program facility or in community settings. This cost center applies to site-based and mobile services specifically licensed by the Office of Mental Health as Psychiatric Rehabilitation. This service is intended primarily for adults.
Resource Coordination services are targeted to adults with serious and persistent mental illness and children and adolescents with serious mental illness or emotional disturbance who do not need the intensity and frequency of contacts provided through Intensive Case Management Services, but who do need assistance in accessing, coordinating, and monitoring of resources and services. Services are provided to assess individuals' strengths and needs and to assist them in accessing resources and services that build upon strengths and meet needs in order to achieve stability in the community. Caseloads may not exceed 75 for adults or 40 for children and adolescents. Services are separate and identifiable within a provider agency designated by the County Program Administrator. Only those services that are identified separately from Intensive Case Management and Administrative Management and are approved by the Office of Mental health, Department of Public Welfare, may be reported under this cost center. Activities include:
Social Rehabilitation Services
Programs or activities designed to teach or improve self-care personal behavior and social adjustment for persons with a mental disability. These social rehabilitative activities are intended to make community or independent living possible by increasing the person's level of social competency and by decreasing the need for structured supervision. The activities include: