Provides home-based counseling and case management services for children under the age of 21.
Services are provided when the child/adolescent is at risk of out-of-home placement (hospitalization, residential or incarceration) or to
facilitate the transition to home/community.
This program is based on the medical model focusing on the psychiatric needs of the child, including but not limited to:
- Bipolar Disorder
- Oppositional/Defiant Disorder
- Conduct Disorder
- Pervasive Developmental Disorders
- Sexual Offending Behaviors
MCC incorporates its cross-cultural approach
to all treatment.
- Crisis Intervention
- Cross-cultural Individual Counseling
- Case Management
- A skills building, goal-oriented approach to counseling (psychoeducational, cognitive, behavioral, family dynamics and behavior management)
- Collaboration and coordination with other service providers, transitioning youth into longer term and continuing service, if needed
- 24 hour emergency response
- Services are provided for a minimum of 5 hours per week and a maximum of 6 months
To be referred to this program, at least one (1) parent/guardian should be willing to participate in treatment. In addition, the client must meet at least two (2) of the following conditions:
- The child has demonstrated inappropriate behavior that required repeated interventions by social services, mental health, the school or judicial system.
- Due to limiteed cognitive abilities, the child is unable to recognize danger to him/herself/others or recognize extrememly inappropriate social behaviors
- The child is more likely to benefit from more intensive services provided in the home rather than an office.
- The child is not receiving other theraputic services except for day treatment, medication treatment or specialized services such as sex offender or
substance abuse treatment.