Mental health rehabilitation helps people to learn and practice skills to deal with the demands of daily life and restore relationships that may have become strained or damaged as a result of problems related to mental illness or substance abuse. Equipped with these skills, individuals experience higher levels of wellness, stability, and improved quality of life. Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling is an interdisciplinary field and, as such, draws from many associated fields. For instance, this interdisciplinary program incorporates information drawn from psychology, education, behavioral sciences, biological sciences, philosophy, engineering, and law. The mental health rehabilitation may occur in a clinic. On the other hand, it is also likely to endure mental health rehabilitation on an outpatient basis. A medical doctor can work with the patient and his or her family to find out the most effective way of treatment for that patient.
What is the task of the mental health counseling?
The task of the Department of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling is to endorse quality services for individuals with variances in capabilities and to aid the state meet its human service requirements in the fields of rehabilitation and mental health through teaching, research and service.
What are the goals of mental health rehab?
The primary goals are:
Individual psychiatric rehabilitation in the home and community
Mental illness training and educational presentations
Life and Business coaching
Mental health advocacy
What are the services offered in mental health rehab?
The various services offered in a mental health rehab are:
Analytic/ Assessment: An Analytic/Assessment is an intensive clinical and functional evaluation of a client’s mental health condition that results in the issuance of a Diagnostic Assessment Report with the advice for service delivery that offers the foundation for the development of an Individualized Recovery Plan (“IRP”) for adults or an Individualized Plan of Care (“IPC”) for children and adolescence. A Diagnostic/Assessment will predict whether the Consumer is suitable for and can benefit from MHRS, depending upon the client’s analysis, their problems and recovery objectives. The Diagnostic/Assessment will also assess the client’s level of willingness and dedication to engage in treatment.
Counseling: Counseling services are personal, group or family in person services for symptom and behavior administration, development, reinstatement or improvement of adaptive behaviors and skills and improvement or continuation of every day living skills. Adaptive behaviors and every day living skills comprise those skills essential to access community resources and support systems, interpersonal skills and restoration or enhancement of the family unit and/or support of the family. Mental health support and consultation services provided to client’s families are reimbursable only when such services and supports are directed solely to the happiness and benefit of the client.
What are the Treatments provided in the Mental health rehab?
There are 2 types of treatments offered in a mental health rehab.
Medication/ Somatic Treatment: Medication/Somatic Treatment services are medical involvements comprising physical assessments, prescription, administration of mental health-related medicines, observing and understanding results of laboratory diagnostic processes associated to mental health-related medications and medical interventions requirements for successful mental health treatment offered as either an individual or group intervention. Medication/Somatic Treatment services comprise monitoring the side effects and interactions of medications and the negative reactions a client may experience, and providing education and direction for symptom and self management of medication.
Group Medication/Somatic Treatment: This will be therapeutic, educational and interactive with a strong importance on group member selection, assisted curative examine interaction and support.
What are the Day services?
Day Services is a planned medical program planned to develop skills and promote social role integration through a range of social, psycho educational, behavioral and cognitive mental health interventions.
Day Services will assist the development of a client’s autonomous living and social skills, including the ability to make decisions regarding self-care, management of illness, life, and work and community participation.
Day Services will include education on self-management of symptoms, medications and side effects, identification of rehabilitation preferences, setting rehabilitation goals, and teaching and development skills.
What are the Intensive day services?
Intensive Day Treatment is a planned, rigorous and synchronized acute treatment program that serves as an option to acute inpatient treatment or as a step-down service from inpatient care, rendered by an inter-disciplinary team to provide stabilization of psychiatric impairments.
Intensive Day Treatment provides temporary, day programming including therapeutically rigorous, acute and active treatment. The Intensive Day Treatment provider shall provide services that very similar to the intensity and depth of inpatient services. Intensive Day Treatment shall include psychiatric, medical, nursing, social work, occupational therapy, medication and somatic treatment and psychology services focusing on timely crisis intervention and psychiatric stabilization so that client’s can go back to their regular everyday lives.
Intensive Day Treatment services will only be offered to client’s who are not at danger but have behavioral health problems that are debilitating and interfering with their ability to perform day to day activities. Intensive Day Treatment services shall be provided within a planned program of care, which offers individualized, strength based, active and timely treatment directed toward the mitigation of the impairment, which lead to the admission in Intensive Day Treatment.
What is the role of mental rehab staff?
Mental Health Services Staff works with each patient receiving services to categorize personal goals and barricades and to create an personalized plan based on the individual’s own precedence’s and requirements. Taking part in Mental Health Services programs may be long or short term, depending on the requirements and wishes of each individual served.