Child & Adolescent Services

Routine Case Management

Services that assist a child or adolescent and caregiver in gaining and coordinating access to necessary care and services appropriate to the individual's needs. Individuals are referred and/or linked to resources within their community. Case management staff monitor progress, complete necessary assessments for continued authorization of services and provide education about symptoms specific to each individual's diagnosis.

Intensive Case Management

Activities to assist a client and their caregiver gain and coordinate access to necessary care and services appropriate to the individual's needs. Wraparound planning is used to develop the Case Management Plan.

Family Partner

Family partners are the experienced parents or primary caregivers of a child or adolescent with a mental illness and/or serious emotional disturbance. Family partners are active members of the intensive Case Management/Wraparound team process providing peer mentoring and support to the primary caregivers; engaging the family in the treatment process; modeling self-advocacy skills; providing information, referral and non-clinical skills training; maintaining engagement; and assisting in the identification of natural/non-traditional and community support systems.

Parent Support Group

Routinely scheduled support and informational meetings for the individual's primary caregivers. The parent support group will link the primary caregiver with other parents who have children with disabilities similar to their child's and will help the parent communicate and develop friendships with other parents.

Wraparound

This is a planning process that follows a series of steps to help children and their families realize their hopes and dreams. This also helps make sure children and youth grow up in their homes and communities. It is a planning process that brings people together from different parts of the whole family's life. With help from one or more facilitators, people from the family's life work together, coordinate their activities, and blend their perspectives of the family's situation.