• CTSS services are time-limited interventions that are delivered using various treatment modalities and combinations of services designed to reach measurable treatment outcomes identified in an Individual Treatment Plan (ITP).
  • Who is eligible:
    • Children under age 18 diagnosed with an Emotional Disturbance (ED) or that meet Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED) criteria
    • Young adults ages 18 through 21 diagnosed with Mental Illness (MI) or meet Serious or Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) criteria
  • What can I expect?
    • We have a team of providers that will work with your family while receiving services from us
    • Our team will meet with your child and your family 3-5 hours per week in your home, child’s school, or other community settings
  • What do CTSS services include?
    • Skills training- individual, family, or group
      • Focuses on helping the client learn specific skills to alleviate or minimize the symptoms of their mental health diagnosis
      • Skills include; social skills, alleviating symptoms associated with depression or anxiety, anger management skills, cooperation, compliance, and skills to assist with symptoms of ADHD
    • Psychotherapy- individual, family, or group
      • A planned, structured, face-to-face treatment of a recipient’s mental illness
      • Provided using the psychological, psychiatric, or interpersonal method most appropriate to the needs of the patient according to current community standards of mental health practice
      • Directed to accomplish measurable goals and objectives specified in the recipient’s ITP
    • Crisis assistance- helps child, family, and all others who care for the child to:
      • Recognize factors precipitating a mental health crisis
      • Learn crisis-management skills • Identify behaviors related to the crisis • Be informed of available resources to resolve the crisis
    • Early childhood team- works with children ages 2-5 who are having significant behavioral difficulties to:
      • Improve relationships
      • Implement structure and parenting skills
      • Develop regulation skills in order to improve overall function