Mental Health Skill-Building Services
Are You Frustrated Managing Your Health Alone?
Do You Lack Knowledge About What Resources Are Available In Your Community?
Do You Need Help Organizing Your Life And Managing Your Responsibilities?
Do Your Mental Health Symptoms Prevent You From Excelling In Life?
- Personal Budgeting
- Health Care Engagement
- Attending Appointments
- Home Management
- Develop Life-Skills
- Promotes Independence
Increase Self Improvement
- Meal Planning
- Personal Hygiene
- Specialized Diets
- Daily Living Activities
- Communicate with Health Professionals
Mental health skill-building services are designed to help an individual learn to navigate the community. Training can come in many forms including taking place in the home, in the community, or with other services providers. It is a structured approach to teaching and training individuals to adhere to medical directives, follow through the daily tasks, and build support systems. Skill-building services are not long term solutions to serve deficits in functioning. Skill-building is a time-limited service that provides individuals with a personalized approach towards recovery and functioning.
Intensive In-Home Counseling Service Goals
- Assist with medical and psychiatric management and coordination
- Provide coping skills for mental illness diagnosis
- Instill independent living skills – taking care of the home, belongings and personal hygiene
- Provide financial managements skills
- Access community resources for the client – housing, health, food, educational, vocational and recreational resource
Please Note: Individuals with medical conditions which require hospital care; Individuals with a primary diagnosis of substance use disorder; or Individuals posing as an imminent danger to self or others are not appropriate for mental health services.
Additionally, individuals must meet the following criteria:
- Experiencing emotional and/or behavioral difficulties that cause distress in the home
- Returning from out-of-home placement or at serious risk of out-of-home placement due to violent, aggressive, and/or uncontrollable behaviors
- Has had other services or programs that were not successful in decreasing the behaviors (school suspensions, police involvement, probation, psychiatric treatment, or hospitalization)
- Displays or engages in behavior that is dangerous, and the child does not understand that their behavior is dangerous (cutting themselves, inappropriate social behaviors, suicidal or homicidal intentions)