Outpatient and Medication Management Services
Community Support Program staff provide a variety of services to individuals and their families such as providing assistance in obtaining benefits and housing, enhancing daily and independent living skills and building links to peer support and self-help groups.
Community Support Program
Clients are generally referred for an evaluation by their probation officers/ attorney / district attorney / Department of Children and Families, or when the judge orders someone to participate in such an evaluation. Evaluations may also be requested by the individual or another referral source. These evaluations use various screening tools to determine the individual's mental health needs, risks, and allow the administrator to make
recommendations for appropriate treatment tailored to the individual's specific needs.
Mental Health Evaluations
Outpatient therapy services focus on the restoration, enhancement, and/or maintenance of an individual’s level of functioning.
Outpatient therapists will provide the following:
Individual, couples, group, and family therapies;
Case and family consultation;
Referrals for psychopharmacology services as needed.
Child, Adolescent & Children's Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI) Services
In-Home Therapy is a structured, consistent, strength-based therapeutic relationship between a clinician and the youth and family. This service is delivered by one or more members of a team consisting of professional and paraprofessional staff, offering a combination of medically necessary In-Home Therapy and Therapeutic Training and Support (TT&S). Interventions are designed to enhance the family’s ability to improve the youth’s functioning in the home and community and may prevent the need for the youth’s admission to an inpatient hospital, psychiatric residential treatment facility or other treatment setting.
In-Home Behavioral Services are delivered by one or more members of a team consisting of professional and paraprofessional staff, offering a combination of medically necessary behavior management therapy and behavior management monitoring. Treatment includes development of a highly specific behavior plan; supervision and coordination of interventions; and training as well as other interventions to address specific behavioral objectives or performance goals to treat challenging behaviors that interfere with the youth’s successful functioning.
Therapeutic Mentoring offers structured, one-to-one, strength-based support services to individuals under 21 years of age to addresses daily living, social, and communication needs. Staff offer support as well as coaching and training to the youth in age-appropriate behaviors, interpersonal communication, problem-solving, conflict resolution, and relating appropriately to other children and adolescents, as well as adults, in recreational and social activities.
Substance Addiction Recovery Services
First Offender Massachusetts Impaired Driver Program(MID)
This mandated program is facilitated by Master’s level Clinicians and offered to first offenders over sixteen weeks, groups are currently held on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Assessments and treatment plan reflects goals and objectives that specify the expected accomplishments in the areas of substance education and illegal behavior. Participants are required to complete 2 hours of Victim Impact classes, attend AA/NA meetings in addition to group participation.
Offender Aftercare Program(SOA)
This court or RMV mandated program offers individual counseling, mental health and substance use groups as needed. Participants may be required to participate in clinician facilitated group therapy and engage in individual evaluations. Our SOA curriculum includes some topics to target OUI’s such as the neurobiology of addiction, co-occurring mental health and SUD’s, the stages of change, coping skills, and the legal implications of Drinking and Driving
Clients are generally referred for a substance addiction evaluation by their probation officers, attorney, district attorney, the Department of Children and Families, or when the judge orders someone to participate in such an evaluation. Individuals may also be referred for this service. These assessment tool based evaluations focus on determining the individual's substance addiction needs and risks, and making recommendations for appropriate treatment.
Clinician facilitated Outpatient Group Therapy includes Mental Health and Substance Use groups that encourage the learning and growth of our participants. Participants will also be able to utilize evaluation services and case management as needed. Individual counseling referrals can be made as well as medication evaluations. (Please call for days and times.)
Current Topics Include:
• Anger Management
• Nurturing Parents
• Dual Diagnosis
• Substance Addiction Education
• Relapse Prevention
Structured Outpatient Addiction Program
SOAP is an intensive outpatient program (IOP) day treatment program for adults 18 years old and older. The program operates 5 days a week between the hours of 9:00 am – 12:30 pm and decreases as progress is identified. SOAP provides group counseling, individual counseling, and case management. SOAP clinicians provide medication evaluation referrals within two weeks of admission of the SOAP program. SOAP groups are run in modules so as to provide a vast array of topics including drug education and relapse prevention, coping skills, family dynamics, co-occurring disorders, tobacco cessation, STI, and domestic violence.
Structured Outpatient Addiction Program for Adolescents
Adolescent SOAP is a day treatment program for for adolescents ages 13-17 years old. . The program operates 5 days a week between the hours of 2:30 am – 6:00 pm. Adolescent SOAP provides group counseling, individual counseling, and case management. Adolescent SOAP clinicians provide medication evaluation referrals within two weeks of admission. Adolescent SOAP groups are run in modules so as to provide a vast array of topics including drug education and relapse prevention, coping skills, family dynamics, co-occurring disorders, wellness, tobacco cessation, STI, and domestic violence.