Adult Behavioral Health

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Home and Community Based Services
Adult Behavioral Health
Services

PSYCHO SOCIAL REHABILITATION

Services will be provided by an experienced, positive role model, who is trained to provide the skills necessary for compensating or eliminating functional deficits and interpersonal and/or environmental barriers. The staff will provide assistance to restore the individual’s functional level, so they can regain independence.  Staff will provide support and mentoring, teach practical skills necessary to succeed at home and in the community, build positive relationships with peers, participate in community activities, provide assistance with available resources, and promote recovery. Emphasis will be given to identify and plan for events that may trigger anxiety, frustration, crisis, and relapse.


INTENSIVE SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

This service is available to participants whose goal is to become employed in the community. Development of employment plan, goal-oriented job development, support in the job acquisition process, as well as supports in the initial stages of employment can be included in this service, and can be delivered both on the job site and off in order to allow for autonomy of the participant. Support with training, mobility, benefits advisement, identification of potential accommodations and natural supports in the work environment, development of self-advocacy skills, and promotion of independence in the workplace may also be incorporated into this service. This service will be delivered by staff members who are trained vocational specialists with experience working with participants with barriers specific to mental health.


ONGOING SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT

In order to support retention, this service is available to participants who have obtained and maintained community employment and need continued, but less intensive supports. This service supports the progress of the participant within their work environment by identification and addressing the emergence of barriers related to their impairment.  This service also focuses on the development of their current position, ongoing training supports, continued development of natural supports in the workplace, and additional support needs as they arise. This service will be delivered on-site and in the community, by staff members who are trained vocational specialists with experience working with participants with barriers specific to mental health.

 

EDUCATION SUPPORT SERVICES

This service is available to participants who want to start or return to school or formal training with a goal of achieving skills necessary to obtain employment. Education Support Services may consist of general adult educational services such as applying for and attending community college, university or other college-level courses. Services may also include classes, vocational training, and tutoring to receive a Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC) diploma, as well as support to the individual to participate in an apprenticeship program. Ongoing follow-along support is available for an indefinite period as needed by the participant to maintain their status as a registered student. This service  will be delivered by staff members who are trained vocational specialists with experience working with participants with barriers specific to mental health.


PRE-VOCATIONAL SERVICES

Individuals receiving this service will participate in person-centered vocational development in order to acquire the skills that are needed to obtain and retain competitive employment in the community.  Pre-vocational services may include individual or group delivery, development of interpersonal or soft skills to increase employability, assessment identification and addressing of barriers, identifying strengths and attributes, as well as career and job development skills through exploration and volunteering. This service will be delivered on-site — and in the community — by staff members, who are trained vocational specialists with experience working with participants with barriers specific to mental health.


HABILITATION SERVICES

Experienced, trained, staff will assist individuals with acquiring, retaining, and improving skills necessary to reside successfully in their home and community.  Staff will provide skills necessary for activities of daily living, budgeting, cooking, cleaning, relationship building, community access, and other skills necessary to promote recovery. They will also identify and plan for events that may trigger anxiety, frustration, crisis, and relapse.