Types of Services:
Non-Intensive Community Services: Formerly referred to as CORE services, these are an array of mental health services available for children (4 years and older), adolescents and adults with emotional and behavioral challenges. Services may be initiated by Parents, Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS), School Counselors, Residential Facilities, Care Management Entity, Relatives, Community Partners etc. Through our diagnostic assessment, which is completed by a multidisciplinary team, a child’s level of care and immediate service needs are determined and they are matched with services that will help them achieve their treatment goals and may include:
Individual/Family Therapy: Provided to children, adolescents, adults and their families who may experience behavioral, emotional and/or substance abuse challenges.
Relationship/Couples Therapy: Provided to couples in romantic relationship seeking to gain insights into their relationship, resolve conflict and improve overall relationship satisfaction.
Group Therapy: Curriculum-based specialized group counseling for youth and adolescents with behavioral, emotional and/or substance abuse problems.
Community Support Services: Training, support and case-coordination to assist clients in gaining access to services and resources in their communities.
Psychiatric Assessment/Medication Management: Provided by a Board Certified Psychiatrist with experience in child and adolescent mental health/substance abuse.
Psychological/Psychiatric Evaluations: Psychological testing to determine the cause of psychological symptoms and disorders so that diagnosis and appropriate treatment courses may commence.
Nursing Assessments and Health Services: Health/Nursing assessments, monitoring and whole health services provided by nurses licensed by the State of Georgia.
Intensive Family Intervention (IFI): This 90-day intensive treatment program couples a team of mental health professionals (one fully licensed team leader and two-three therapists/paraprofessionals) with a client/or family in need of specialized counseling and support services. The IFI service philosophy promotes a client/family focus to evaluate and diffuse crises, link client/family to community services & resources and simultaneously improve clients’ ability to self-regulate/manage while increasing caregivers’ ability to care for their child.
*Important Insurance Payer Information:
Major Medical Plans (Tricare, United Health Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield): Clients with these insurance plans may be eligible for individual therapy, family therapy, couples therapy, group therapy, psychological and psychiatric evaluations. Intensive Family Intervention services are provided when appropriate to individuals covered by BCBS of GA.
Medicaid (Regular Medicaid, Cenpatico/Peach State, Wellcare, Amerigroup, Care Source): Services provided include: individual therapy, family therapy, group therapy, behavior modification (CSI), psychological and psychiatric evaluations. Intensive Family Intervention services are provided when appropriate.
Medicaid Counties Served: Burke, Columbia, Glascock ( In Office), Jefferson, Lincoln (In Office), McDuffie, Richmond, Warren, Wilkes (In Office )
Division of Family and Children Services (DFCS): The agency has a contract with DFCS to provide services to families. The services include Comprehensive Child and Family Assessments (CCFA). Wrap Around: case management, therapy, transportation. Early Intervention services up to ten hours. Homestead: intensive therapy paraprofessional, intensive therapy. Parent Aide: parenting classes, purposeful visit. Prevention of Unnecessary Placement (PUP): mental health assessments, parental fitness assessments, substance abuse assessments, psychological evaluations, and domestic violence assessments.
DFCS Counties Served: Burke, Columbia, Glascock, Hancock (In Office), Jefferson, Lincoln (In Office), McDuffie, Richmond, Screven(In Office), Taliaferro(In Office), Warren, Washington(In Office), Wilkes (in office)