Care Coordination reduces the barriers of access to treatment for children referred to us from crisis units, hospitals, and emergency rooms. We link individuals to resources that advance their healing - mental health and substance use services, medication management, housing and transportation, etc. The program's primary goal is attaining client stability by promoting health and wellness.
FAMILY SERVICES TREATMENT TEAM
Our Family Services Treatment Team provides a dedicated therapist to children and families referred by the Child Welfare System. The therapist offers individual and family therapy both in office and in the client’s home. Our Treatment Team’s goal is to ensure children’s safety in their home, to keep families intact, and to provide mental health and substance use treatment to improve family function.
We offer individual therapy utilizing evidence-based practices. Therapy involves working one-on-one with a Starting Point therapist to address your concerns. Sessions are based on personal goals identified through the assessment process which are used to help guide you through your treatment journey.
Ripple Effects is an evidence-based practice tool that delivers trauma-informed, personalized counseling. It develops social-emotional strengths, corrects behavior problems, and addresses underlying risk factors. Our Prevention team delivers this program in local elementary, middle, and high schools.
Our Case Management Program is designed to help individuals living with a diagnosed mental illness to achieve their highest level of functioning. Our Case Management Team serves children and adults, coordinates care to aid their recovery, and connects clients with community-based resources like food, housing, social supports and disability benefits.
Family therapy is designed for couples and families hoping to improve communication and enhance relationships, among many other reasons. Family therapy can have a variety of benefits such as increasing understanding of healthy boundaries, improving family dynamics, enhancing problem-solving skills, and developing conflict resolution skills.
Botvin LifeSkills is an evidence-based substance abuse and violence prevention program for children and teens. The program effectively reduces tobacco, alcohol, opioid, and illicit drug use. While the program is designed for all ages, our Prevention team hosts this program specifically in local elementary schools.
We offer comprehensive assessments which are conducted by a Starting Point Clinician. During the assessment, the clinician gathers the individual's medical, health, psychiatric, and family history. Upon completion, the clinician works with the individual to set treatment goals, and ultimately, formalize their personalized treatment plan.
Group therapy involves one clinician working with several individuals at the same time to address a common treatment concern. Benefits of group therapy include improving self-awareness as well as enhancing communication and socialization skills through evidence-basesd practices.
We offer Medication Management under the supervision of a licensed psychiatrist. Medication Management involves an initial psychiatric evaluation to determine the individual's need for psychotropic medication, the provision of a prescription, and the ongoing medical monitoring related to the individual's use of the psychotropic medication.