Core Programs

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Core Programs

CORE provides Mental Health Services to youth and family on a lower level of care. CORE is a combination of 14 various services that uses client centered treatment, utilizing the client/families strengths, and incorporating evidence based therapeuc interventions. Currently our treatment model is Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).  

 

Our staff includes a Clinical Director, a Psychologist, a Psychiatrist, a Licensed Registered Nurse, a Quality Assurance Manager, an Executive Director, Licensed Therapists, and Paraprofessionals. Within CORE services, we offer the following programs:

Behavioral Health Assessment

The Behavioral Health Assessment process consists of a face-to-face comprehensive clinical assessment with the individual, which must include the individual's perspective, and should include family/responsible caregiver(s) and others significant in the individual's  life as well as collateral agencies/treatment providers. A suicide risk assessment shall also be completed. The information gathered should support the determination of a differential diagnosis.

Community Transitional Planning

Community Transition Planning is a service provided by Core and IFI providers to address the care, service, and support needs of children and adolescents with serious emotional disturbance and/or co-occurring disorders to ensure a coordinated plan of transition from a qualifying facility to the community. Each episode of Community Transition Planning must include contact with the consumer, family, or caregiver with a minimum of one (1) face-to-face contact with the consumer prior to release from a facility. Additional Transition Planning activities include: educating the consumer, family, and/or caregiver on service options offered by the chosen primary service agency; participating in facility treatment team meetings to develop a transition plan.

Community Support

Community Support services consist of rehabilitative, environmental support and resources coordination considered essential to assist a youth and family in gaining access to necessary services and in creating environments that promote resiliency and support the emotional and functional growth and development of the youth.

Crisis Intervention

Services directed toward the support of a individual who is experiencing an abrupt and substantial change in behavior which is usually associated with a precipitating situation and which is in the direction of severe impairment of functioning or a marked increase in personal distress. Crisis Intervention is designed to prevent out of home placement or hospitalization. Often, a crisis exists at such time as a child  and/or his or her family/responsible caregiver(s) decide to seek help and/or the individual, family/responsible caregiver(s), or practitioner identifies the situation as a crisis.

Family Outpatient Services: Family Counseling

A counseling service shown to be successful with identified family populations, diagnoses and service needs, provided by a licensed/credentialed therapist. Services are directed toward achievement of specific goals defined by the individual, youth and by the parent(s)/responsible caregiver(s) and specified in the Individualized Resiliency Plan (Note: Although interventions may involve the family, the focus or primary beneficiary of intervention must always be the individual consumer).

Family Outpatient Services: Family Training

A therapeutic interaction shown to be successful with identified family populations, diagnoses and service needs, provided by qualified staff. Services are directed toward achievement of specific goals defined by the individual or youth and by the parent(s)/responsible caregiver(s) and specified in the Individualized Resiliency Plan (note: although interventions may involve the family, the focus or primary beneficiary of intervention must always be the individual consumer).

Group Outpatient Services: Group Counseling

A therapeutic intervention or counseling service shown to be successful with identified populations, diagnoses and service needs. Services are directed toward achievement of specific goals defined by the individual and by the parent(s)/responsible caregiver(s) and specified in the Individualized Resiliency Plan. Services may address goals/issues such as promoting resiliency, and the restoration, development, enhancement or maintenance of: cognitive skills; healthy coping mechanisms; adaptive behaviors and skills; interpersonal skills; identifying and resolving personal, social, intrapersonal and interpersonal concerns.

Individual Counseling

A therapeutic intervention or counseling service shown to be successful with identified individual populations, diagnoses and service needs, provided by a qualified clinician. Techniques employed involve the principles, methods and procedures of counseling that assist the individual in identifying and resolving personal, social, vocational, intrapersonal and interpersonal concerns.

Psychological Testing

Psychological testing consists of a face-to-face assessment of emotional functioning, personality, cognitive functioning (e.g. thinking, attention, memory) or intellectual abilities using an objective and standardized tool that has uniform procedures for administration scoring and utilizes normative data upon which interpretation of results is based.

Service Plan Development

Each individual and/or family access this service when it has been determined through an initial screening that the individual has mental health or addictive disease concerns. The Individualized Recovery/Resiliency Plan results from the Diagnostic and Behavioral Health Assessments and is required within the first 30 days of service, with ongoing plans completed as demanded by individual consumer need and/or by service policy.

Case Management

Services consist of providing environmental support and care coordination considered essential to assist the individual with improving his/her functioning, gaining access to necessary services, and creating an environment that promotes recovery as identified in his/her Individual Recovery Plan (IRP). 

Psychosocial Rehabilitation-Individual

Services consist of rehabilitative skills building, the personal development of environmental and recovery supports considered essential in improving a person’s functioning, learning skills to promote the person’s self-access to necessary services and in creating environments that promote recovery and support the emotional and functional improvement of the individual.