HealthChoices Services for Children
Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital.
This is overnight care in a hospital. This service is used if your problem cannot be treated outside the hospital to provide stabilization.
These are clinic based services provided by a therapist, psychologist or psychiatrist. Services can be delivered individually, or in a group.
These are intensive clinic or school based services that provide group, individual family counseling. Individuals would receive several hours of clinical work in any given day. The length of treatment could be several days, to several months.
Outpatient Drug and Alcohol Services.
These are clinic based services provided by a therapist or Dr.
Family-Based Mental Health Services.
These are team delivered services who focus on the needs of the child and family. The team focus is on delivering family and individual therapy, as well as assisting the family with basic needs.
Targeted Case Management (Intensive Case Management and Resource Coordination).
This service provides a mental health casemanager that completes an assessment and develops a plan to help the child and family access services, obtain benefits and develop natural supports.
Behavioral Health Rehabilitation for Children and Adolescents (BHRS).
There are several kinds of BHRS with the most frequently known ones being, Mobile Therapy (MT), Behavioral Specialist Consultant (BSC), and Theraputic Staff Support (TSS). These are community based services whose goal is to help families and other people important to the child learn the skills to work with the child more effectively. (Formerly wrap around services).
Residential Treatment Facility.
This is a service for people under 21 years old. In this service the member lives at the facility while the treatment is being received. This service provides intensive individual, family and group therapy with the goal for the child to move back with the family or to step down other community based services.
Non-Hospital Drug & Alcohol Residential and Rehabilitation.
These services help the member stop using drugs and alcohol. These services are not done in a hospital. If members use these services, they may or may not stay at the facility overnight.
Crisis Intervention Services.
These services members can use any time of the day or night to help them in a crisis. These services keep the member safe and treat the problem until the problem has passed.
Multisystemic Therapy (MST)
An evidenced based intensive family and community based treatment program for youth with emotional and behavioral disturbances and often targeted to juvenile offenders.
Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC)
A community based program that places youth with trained families and includes frequent individual and family therapy.
Intensive Family Services (IFS)
Provides in-home services that include a family therapist and family advocate.