Intensive In-Community Services
Intensive In-Community Services are flexible, multi-purpose, in-home/community clinical support for parents/caregivers/guardians and children/youth with behavioral and emotional disturbances . The purpose of these interventions is to strengthen the family, to provide family stability and to preserve the family constellation in the community setting. These services are flexible both as to where and when they are provided based on the family's needs. They may be provided as a component of the Mobile Response Stabilization System. This a family-driven treatment and it meant target the needs as identified in the family's treatment plan.
The following are some of the possible interventions that may be implemented.
A. Individual and family therapy
B. Clinical consultation/evaluation
C. Child/youth behavioral management
D. Family counseling/psychoeducation
E. Allied Therapies
F. Behavioral Assistance
Intensive In-Community Programs require the provision of an array of services delivered to the child/youth and his/her family by a community-based, mobile, multidisciplinary team of professionals and paraprofessionals. Services are designed to be maximally flexible in supporting the child/youth and his/her parents/guardians/caregivers at the time of day when the services are most needed and when the family may be most receptive to therapeutic intervention and skills training.
Services are designed to meet the unique needs of the child/youth, based on his/her cultural values and norms and to use the strengths of the family in the treatment process.
Services may include assistance with addressing basic needs as well as a
comprehensive integrated program of clinical rehabilitation services to support improved behavioral, social, educational and vocational functioning. In general, this program will provide children/youth an structured intervention,
to help blossom and grow.