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Challenger Program

Discovery Program

 

 

 

CHILDREN’S ATTENDANT CARE & PSYCHOSOCIAL REHAB–INDIVIDUAL

One-on-one direct supervision and/or service of SED children who are at-risk for out-of-home placement in the child’s home or other community settings by a trained attendant.

 

CHILDREN’S INTAKE

Gather necessary background information; followed by clinical interview with mental status exam, diagnosis; determine medically necessary services, and appropriate referrals to recommended services for all children 0 to 18 years old.

 

COMMUNITY BASED REHAB SPECIALISTS (CASE MANAGEMENT/PSYCHOSOCIAL)

Development and maintenance of a community support network and coordination of a strength based plan with area service agencies in providing for the needs of SED children.  Case Managers are available to the child and family to assess needs, access services, provide advocacy, and monitor outcomes.

 

Psychosocial treatment group

1. After School (5-13)

2. Summer Skills Groups (3-18)

3. Adolescence  (14-22)

 

Challenger: Community based Psycho-Social Groups to address the following goals:

1. Increasing daily problem solving skills

2. Learning and improving social skills

3. Training in leisure time skills

4. Promotion of good health

5. Enhancing personal relationship skills

 

 

CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICES

SAVE line 24-hour emergency phone line with masters level clinicians available for psychiatric interventions Medicaid/Mental Health Reform Screenings, Diversion for inpatient hospitalization.

 

 

CRISIS HOME BASED FAMILY THERAPY

Home Based Family Therapy provided for SED children and youth to prevent out of home placement and/or in-patient psychiatric hospitalization or to facilitate reintegration into family home.

 

DISCOVERY O.P.T.I.O.N.S

(Offering Parents Therapeutic Individualized Opportunities through Nurturing Services)

A collaborative service design with SEK-CAP Early Head Start.  An Early Head Start Center based option with integrated mental health services and supports to EHS eligible parents with emphasis on families with mental illness and/or substance abuse addiction who have children ages 0 to 3.  Consultation to child care providers and early childhood programs.  Strong parent-child support component.

 100_3000

 

DISCOVERY -THERAPEUTIC SERVICES TO FAMILIES WITH PRESCHOOLERS

Integration of school readiness and community based services for SED children and model children ages 3 to 5 years, with morning and afternoon sessions with family and community support and case management.

 100_3013

 

EARLY CHILDHOOD MENTAL HEALTH CONSULTATION

Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation provided to Crawford County SEK-CAP Head Start, preschools and child care providers as well as training, education, and support.

 

 

INDIVIDUAL & FAMILY THERAPY

Treatment for identified goals and needs to resolve individual and family conflicts.  Individual, family, and play therapy for families.

 

 

JUVENILE INTAKE AND ASSESSMENT SYSTEMS 

Immediate telephone response and coordination of Crawford County services and placement for juveniles who are being held in custody by law enforcement agencies

 

 

MEDICATION REFERRAL TO PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN 

Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas  with Staff Physicians to diagnose and prescribe appropriate medications and treatment plan.

 

 

PARENT SUPPORT

Family support and advocacy for families with SED Waiver children.

 

 

PLAY THERAPY

Play therapies for young children, with emphasis on developmentally appropriate methods of play to resolve and minimize effects of abuse and trauma.

 

 

PSYCHOLOGICAL EVALUATION

Psychological and neuropsychological testing and evaluation for diagnosis and treatment recommendations.

 

 

S.E.D. WAIVER

According to the guidelines of the HCBS-SED Waiver, facilitate the determination of age, financial, and clinical eligibility of a child.  Coordinate preparation of a Plan of Care.

 

 

SEXUAL ABUSE TREATMENT

Individual and/or family treatment for sexual abuse victims and their families.  Specialized training in play therapy and trauma symptom reduction.

 

 

TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD 

Provides assistance and therapeutic support to SED youth ages 11 to 22 years old, in vocational, social skills, life skills, and independent living skills.

 

 

WRAP-AROUND FACILITATION

Facilitates the identification of child and family strengths and needs through a process pulling together a community and child/family team.  Accesses formal and informal resources in the community to assist in successful outcomes for child and family in all contexts.