Mental Health Services for Transition Aged Youth

Report
Howard Baldwin, BA, Team Leader
Lindsay Mills, LMSW, Team
Clinician
Objectives:
• Services provided by the Mental Health Center
• Qualifications for Mental Health Center and
Young Adult Transition Program (YATP) services
• Challenges in working with individuals with
Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) in the
community mental health system
• What are some common mental health
diagnoses worked within the program that can
manifest in individuals with ASD
Outpatient Mental Health Treatment and
Community Support Services
 Outpatient
offices:
Psychiatry
Therapy
Crisis Services
Substance Abuse and
Sexual Abuse
specialized treatment
• Case Management for
youth aged individuals
and families
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 Community
Services
Support
• Psychiatry
• Therapy
• Psychosocial
Rehabilitation
• Peer Support
• Crisis Services
• Case Management for
Young Adult Transition
Aged and Adults
 Mission
Statement
 Eligibility for Services
 Services Provided
 Collaboration with community resources
 Challenges facing providers and
consumers
To support the development
of skills needed to be
self-sufficient in the community
 Johnson
County Resident
 Between the ages of 18 and 24 years old
 Meets criteria for severe and persistent
mental illness (SPMI), or severely and
emotionally disturbed (SED)
 Exhibits need for level of service to be
successful in the community (Johnson
County Mental Health 2000).
• Case Management
• Targeted Case
• Skills Teaching
• Medication and
symptom education
• Psychosocial
Rehabilitation
Group/Individual
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•
Management
Supported
Employment
Supported Education
Resource Acquisition
Crisis Intervention
 Young
Adult Transition Program’s Mission
supports the goal to connect transition aged
youth with natural occurring resources and
more permanent supports. We utilize
community resources for the following:
 Independent living
 Socialization
 Employment
 Education
 Housing
 Family and individual education regarding
mental illness and support groups
 Mental
Retardation
 Psychosis
 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder –
 Social Phobia and other Anxiety
disorders
 Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
 Depression (American Psychiatric
Association [DSM-IV-TR], 2000)
 How
to integrate multi systems
addressing individual needs that adopt
differing treatment philosophies and
treatment approaches to reach the same
successful goal.
 American
Psychiatric Association. (2000).
Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental
disorders (Revised 4th ed.). Washington, DC:
Author.
 Kansas Health Solutions. (Oct. 2010) SED
Criteria. Retrieved from
https://www.kansashealthsolutions.org/pro
viders/index/clinical_sed
 Johnson County Mental HealthYoung Adult
Transition Program Brochure. Johnson
County Mental Health.(2000). Young Adult
Transition Program [Brochure].
Howard Baldwin, BA
Team Leader
913.826.4121
Lindsay Mills, LMSW
Team Clinician
913.826.4129
[email protected]
[email protected]

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