• Referral question(s)
• Referral source
• General Information
• Medical Status
• Employment/Support Status
• Drug/Alcohol Use
• Legal Status
• Family History
• Family/Social Relationships
• Psychiatric Status
• Mental Health Status
• Assessment procedures
• Relevant test procedures
• Assessment results
• Interpretation of results
• Summary and recommendations
• Family Support and Care Coordination – 10 to 12 per caseload – two face-to-face per week
• Intensive In-home Family Services – 1 to five per caseload – three face-to-face
• Mental Health Case Management – 1:30 – minimum of two face-to-face each month with family and two with other involved collaborating partners – at least 15 minutes sessions each.
• Finding the Fit—how youth problems relate to youth's environment
• Focusing on Positives and Strengths—build on strengths currently present in youth's lives
• Increasing Responsibility—promote responsible behavior
• Present-Focused, Action-Oriented and Well-Defined—focus on actions that can happen immediately and have clear outcomes that can be measured
• Targeting Sequences—target the interaction between youth and external influences
• Developmentally Appropriate—appropriate to youth's age and developmental needs
• Continuous Effort—families are expected to show effort on a daily or weekly basis
• Evaluation and Accountability—the MST team is responsible for overcoming barriers to success, and intervention effects are monitored continuously
• Generalization—youth's caregivers are equipped to handle all family issues after intervention ends.
- • Cognitive-Behavior Therapy - Alcohol, Marijuana, Cocaine, Methamphetamine, and Nicotine
• Contingency Management Interventions/Motivational Incentive – Utilizing tangible rewards to reinforce positive behaviors such as abstinence -
Alcohol, Stimulants, Opioids, Marijuana, and Nicotine
• The Matrix Model – Stimulants
• Motivational Enhancement Therapy – Alcohol, Marijuana, and Nicotine
• Family Behavior Therapy
• Multisystemic Therapy – Most used to address serious antisocial behavior in children and adolescents who abuse alcohol and other drugs.
This type Therapy is found most beneficial in the client’s natural environments (Home, School, and neighborhood settings).
Services are provided by a licensed mental health professional or a non-licensed master’s level staff who is supervised by a licensed mental health professional. Services can be provided in the home or office setting and can be delivered on an individual, group, or family basis.