Psychiatric Rehabilitation Assessment upon admission to the program, trained rehabilitation staff meet face to face with the child and his/her family, guardian or care-taker to complete a functional skills assessment, designed to identify each child’s strengths, skills and psychiatric rehabilitation needs.
Individual & Group Rehabilitation Activities are designed to reduce functional behavioral impairments and develop and/or restore age-appropriate skills in a variety of areas, including:
- Self Care Skills
- Semi-Independent Skills
- Anger Management
- Symptom Management
- Accessing Community Resources
- Personal Safety
- Maintaining Age
- Appropriate Boundaries
- Time Management
Group Therapy Sessions Licensed Therapists conduct Group Psychotherapy sessions on a wide variety of topics. PRP participants may have the opportunity to attend Group Therapy sessions when appropriate and available.
To Be Eligible for PRP services, a child must be:
- 5 – 17 years old
- Actively participating in mental health treatment
- Referred by a Licensed Mental Health Professional
- Receiving treatment for a Behavioral Diagnosis
- Willing to participate in PRP services
- A Medical Assistance recipient
1. Submit a Referral Form, along with a Professional Assertion of Need (verification that child meets clinical eligibility criteria) and a copy of the child’s current Individual Treatment Plan.
2. PRP staff will contact the family, guardian or Foster Care provider to schedule a face to face screening meeting to evaluate the child’s eligibility and the agency’s ability to meet his/her psychiatric rehabilitation needs.