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Child PRP

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
  • Social/Interactive
  • Anger Management
  • Education
  • 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.

Make a Referral