Foster Plus is a therapeutic foster care program providing out-of-home care by foster parents with specialized training to care for a wide variety of children and adolescents, with significant emotional, behavioral, or social issues or medical needs. Certified Foster Plus providers and the adolescents in their care receive intensive skills building services, 24/7 crisis support, and 48 hours of respite care per month. This program is designed to provide safe and nurturing care to a child or youth in a more structured home environment than typical foster care and as an alternative to residential treatment.
Pineview is youth residential facility providing behavioral rehabilitation services to youth in DHS custody who are experiencing a severe behavioral health episode. Services are provided to male and female adolescents age 10-14 and include 24/7 supervision, intensive weekly skills building, medication management, and care coordination. Temporary crisis respite services are available at Pineview for non-qualifying youth who need mental health supervision while waiting for less restrictive services.
Day Treatment is an intensive program for children with severe emotional and behavioral challenges and provides site-based treatment that integrates mental health services with educational services. This program provides an alternative to residential care and allows children to remain at home during intensive treatment. Individualized skills building offers development opportunities to strengthen children’s abilities to be more successful in their home, school, and community. Youth in grades 1-12 attend Day Treatment year-round in place of public school and most students transition successfully back to mainstream school after 12 months.
Wraparound uses a multi-disciplinary team approach to meet the needs of high-risk youth who are involved in two or more social service systems. The Wraparound process is individualized to each child, and services are based on unique needs and goals. Strengths based services include treatment planning and facilitation processes aimed at empowering youth and families to have a stronger voice in their treatment plan. During the process, community-based services and supports “wrap around” a child or youth and their family in their home, school, and community to help meet their mental health needs.