2020-2022 Core Award - $1,006,000.00
LifePATHS is a 30-to-90-day transitional living treatment program plus six month aftercare services for youth ages 16 to 19 with a goal of building life skills so they can transition into a successful career trajectory and living independently. Each client receives an initial assessment by a licensed, masters-level clinician, who works with the youth to identify treatment goals and intervention plans. The therapist provides weekly individual therapy, family therapy if needed, and case management. Residents participate in intensive psychotherapy and psychoeducation groups building life and job skills, and art therapy sessions. Residents also receive non-therapeutic counseling and case management services from staff that includes mentoring and solution-focused interventions for problematic behaviors in residential units. After completing the residential program, youth receive up to six months of outpatient counseling with their therapist and job support services.
2020-2022 Core Award - $150,000.00
Early Adolescent and Child Health Focus (EACHFocus) is a program that provides youth ages 7 to 19 early intervention outpatient therapy to address negative mental and behavioral health symptoms and relationship issues that can often present in childhood. Program goals include reaching youth as problems and issues develop, helping them address their specific needs, and improving emotional, behavioral and relationship functioning. The program helps promote positive parenting skills, family integration, and can reduce the need for residential or other out-of-home placements, thus serving individuals in the least restrictive environment by providing services and supports to youth and their caregivers that enable them to remain at home and in the community.
2020-2022 Core Award - $2,500,000.00
LifeFOCUS is a 30-day temporary shelter program providing intensive mental health services plus aftercare for youth ages 10 to 19 with a goal of reducing their behavioral and emotional symptoms and enhancing decision-making skills and relationships. LifeFOCUS helps youth and families resolve issues so that the youth can return home and be successful. For youth in challenging home situations, an extended stay may be provided. Clients receive a complete initial assessment by a licensed, masters-level clinician, who works with them to identify treatment goals and intervention plans. While in the program, the client participates in psychotherapy and psychoeducation groups and art therapy. Participants receive non-therapeutic counseling from staff, including mentoring and solution-focused interventions for problematic behaviors in shelter units. After completing the program, youth and their families are provided up to 6-months of additional outpatient counseling.