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PA 211 North East - PA 211 North East
Description of Service
Blended/Intensive Casemanagement and Resource Coordination. Casemanagers serve children and adults who have a serious and persistent mental illness which interferes with their capacity to function in significant areas of daily life over a prolonged period of time.
Casemanagers employ a variety of individualized strategies to assist consumers in developing a more functional and qualitative lifestyle consistent with the goals established by the consumer. They provide consumers with information about appropriate community services and resources and support them in accessing these services. They teach consumer basic aspects of independent living, assist in behaviors learned at treatment program and are often the first line of intervention during crises.
Blended/Intensive Casemanagement & Resource Coordination Services are non-clinical primary mental health services to insure that the most seriously mentally ill individuals receive additional support geared to improving the quality of their lives and reducing psychiatric hospitalization. Casemangers use natural occurring supports in the community, i.e., family, friends and neighbors.
Social Skills Training
Activities of Daily Living
Peer Support Services
Leisure Time Training