Intensive In-Home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services (IICAPS)
Intensive In-Home Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Services (IICAPS) help children and families in crisis through home-based individual and family therapy, 24-hour crisis response, parent guidance, school consultations, and other methods. Children and families receive a comprehensive assessment of treatment needs, including psychological and psychiatric evaluation. A treatment plan tailored to the child and family is developed and implemented by a two-person team of mental health professionals. Families receive an average of 4 to 6 hours of service per week. Families that are engaged in the treatment program can receive services for approximately 6 months.
Functional Family Therapy (FFT)
Functional Family Therapy (FFT) is a proven, well-documented, and highly successful family intervention program focused on at risk and juvenile justice involved youth. FFT has been utilized with youth and their families in a wide variety of communities with diverse populations. The age range for the program is from 11 to 18 years old and a caregiver is needed to participate in every session for the length of the program which can be up to 4 months. The program consists of 3 phases of treatment that have specific goals that are developed and met according to the needs of the family. The first phase of Engagement and Motivation focuses on decreasing negativity and blame and motivating everyone in the family to make specific changes that will improve their relationships. Behavior Change is the second phase and focuses on improving communication, problem solving, and relationship building. The last stage, or Generalization, focuses on relapse prevention so the family is able to utilize the acquired skills in the future as well as being able to carry over those skills to other areas of life.
Child FIRST (CF)
Child FIRST (CF) is an innovative program that provides home-based therapeutic intervention and hands on connection to community resources for children ages birth to 6 years of age and their families. Child FIRST focuses on at-risk children and their families to decrease the incidence of serious emotional disturbance, developmental and learning problems, and abuse and neglect. Children and families receive a comprehensive assessment. The two-person Child FIRST team works with the family to develop and implement a treatment plan tailored to the needs of the child and family. The Child FIRST team provides home-based dyadic therapy for the child and parent, parent guidance, family therapy, and collaborates closely with community providers to address immediate needs of children and families and help stabilize the home environment. Child FIRST is an early childhood system of care and can provide services for approximately 6 months.