Weekly Individual Sessions: The client attends weekly 50-minute individual sessions.
Weekly Group: The client attends a weekly 90-minute group education session.
Weekly meeting with Case manager.
Weekly Women’s Support groups.
Treatment, Education, Support and Related Materials
Individual and women-only group treatment will be provided in conjunction with case management and referral to other community resources.
When needed, specialized individual and/or family counseling, will be provided directly by KDC or by referral.
Specialized gender-specific education and support groups will be provided directly. These include, but are not limited to:
Substance Use among Women;
Parent Education and Support;
Health and Nutrition;
Effects of Substance Use on Children.
Resource materials such as books and video and/or audiotapes will be made available to support a woman's specific recovery needs.
Case Management services will be provided to assist the woman and child(ren) access to necessary services. The case manager will link the family to physical and behavioral health care as well as resources such as education, employment, financial, legal and housing resources. The case manager will coordinate services provided between providers and agencies involved to assure seamless and integrated services supports for the family. Clients will meet weekly with the case manager.
As identified initially through the intake assessment the case manager will assure that needs in the following areas are addressed, directly or by referral:
Medical/Dental Care, for women and their dependent child(ren);
Other services to resolve barriers to a woman's recovery.
Available for women active in treatment through direct assistance through case management services, or linkages with other transportation options available to the woman. Other payment sources available for transportation (i.e. Medicaid Health Plan, services, etc.) must be accessed first.
The transportation to and from:
Substance abuse and other identified treatment and support services;
Identified medical/dental services for the woman and/or dependent child(ren);
Free public school transportation is not available.
Program or related services for children who temporarily live apart from their mother, including foster care or relative placement.
Transportation may be offered using a variety of strategies, including but not limited to:
Bus tickets or passes;
Child care will be provided or arranged for during the time the child(ren)'s mother is in treatment or related activities, and the child(ren)'s presence would be inappropriate and/or distracting to the client and others.
Childcare will be provided through a variety of methods, including:
Off-site childcare by a licensed provider, which may include a home, center, before or after-school program, or foster parent.
On-site childcare by the child(ren)'s mother when appropriate;
School attendance for school aged children.
Need for immediate and/or ongoing medical or dental care for women and their dependent children will be assessed and documented in the client’s file, inducting but not limited to:
Date of last physical(s), medical and dental appointments if known;
Primary care providers, including pediatricians, dentists and/or clinics;
Current medical or dental issues or concerns;
Pre- or post-natal care;
Well-child visits and immunizations for minor child(ren);
Current medications prescribed and/or being taken or administered;
Health insurance, Medicaid or other health cost coverage.
The case manager will make and facilitate referrals for necessary services and care.
The case manager will facilitate applications for Medicaid or other assistance.
If needed, WSS will always be the funding of last resort.
Children's Therapeutic and Supportive Services
The needs of a woman’s dependent children will be documented in the intake assessment, including recommendations for interventions and/or supportive services.
The Case Manager will facilitate referral for any services or supports, including those provided at KDC. These include, but are not limited to:
Mental Health assessment;
Substance Abuse Prevention education;
Youth Development activities and programs.
When needs that directly impact a woman's ability to participate successfully in the program are identified, they will be documented in the client file, including the specific impact(s) upon program participation and recovery.
Program support to address identified needs may include:
Referral to specialized service provider, such as housing or employment.
Connection to second-hand or consignment retailers for concrete needs such as clothing or household items;
Financial support if no other resources are immediately available.
In all cases, WSS will be the funding of last resort.