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Behavioral Health Rehabilitation Services Program Overview

BHRS serves children with a mental health diagnosis who need additional support and skill building to be successful in the home, school and community settings.

BHRS are supportive, time limited, one-to-one planned behavioral health interventions involving the child and family as directed by a treatment plan. BHRS works with the whole family and requires parental involvement. If a child can possibly be maintained in a less restrictive service, outpatient or school-based services should be tried first.

Your child or adolescent can be referred by your family, school, social service agency, mental health provider, or other natural support. Please contact us at 1-888-324-0064 for an initial evaluation and to complete the referral.

Who provides BHRS?

Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC)
This is a master’s level licensed clinician who works with the home and school team to design and direct a behavior plan. This role could include writing a Functional Behavior Assessment, data collection and data analysis and consultation with all team members towards implementing a consistent behavior plan.

Staff might utilize in treatment:

  • Collection, aggregation and analysis of data
  • Application of data to design and direct a behavior plan
  • Consultation and collaboration with team members
  • Assessment, program design and monitoring
  • Use of functional assessment and analysis to determine safe and effective replacement behaviors
  • Support and family engagement through transference of skills to caregivers
  • Development of the treatment plan in collaboration with the family

Mobile Therapist (MT)

This master’s level clinician works primarily in the home setting to provide individual and family therapy with collaboration with team members to complete some observation and behavior modification in the school setting as necessary. The goal is to provide a strength-based, time-limited service that focuses on recovery, community engagement and transference of skills to children or adolescents and caregivers.    

Staff might utilize in treatment:           

  •  Development of the treatment plan in collaboration with the family
  • Assessment
  • Behavior planning
  • Intensive individual or family therapy
  • Strength-based psychotherapy individualized to the child
  • Development of a Safety Plan
  • Support and family engagement through transference of skills to caregivers
  • Collaboration with other involved agencies in order to provide unity of services and continuity of care

Therapeutic Staff Support (TSS or BT)

The TSS or BT provides therapeutic intervention through one-to-one behavioral support, as outlined in the treatment plan. They may work in the home, school or community setting to assist the young person in learning things such as social skills, coping skills, impulse control, communication skills, problem solving skills, increasing self-esteem, emotional regulation and creative expression. The TSS works closely with team members in a collaborative role to problem solve and to transfer skills to the natural support setting. In the home and community setting, the caregiver must always be present.      

Staff might utilize in treatment:

  • One-to-one interventions in the home, school or community setting as outlined in the treatment plan
  • Crisis intervention techniques, behavior reinforcement, emotional support, structuring of the environment, removal of reinforcers after undesired behaviors, antecedent strategies, consequence strategies, discrete trial training formats, generalization of behaviors, modeling of behavior, self-management techniques and psychosocial rehabilitative activities as prescribed in the treatment plan.
  • Support and family engagement through transference of skills to caregivers

 

To get started with BHRS, please call 1-888-324-0064 for an initial evaluation and to complete the referral.

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