Here at Positive Influences, Inc. we believe that in order to assure that our children are positive and productive members of society we must encourage positive interaction between both the parnet and the youth through implementing positive reinforcements within the home and community.
Child/Adolescent Day Treatment....
Day Treatment bases goals on individual needs and consultations with the parents, school professionals,and other treatment providers.Treatment length is typically between 3 and 6 months depending on how quickly treatment goals are met. Day Treatment staff work closely with school professionals to improve the chances for a successful transition back to school. Family involvement increases the chance for success. Family therapy is a required component of the program.
Support parents and assist them to become confident with their parenting techniques.Encourage youth to manage feelings such as anger and sadness. Increase youthʼs self-esteem.Foster the development of academic skills.Improve communication skills between peers and adults.Offer education on issues such as family problems, substance abuse, sexual abuse, and health-related issues.Present alternatives to delinquent behavior patterns.
Hours of Operation
The program can be flexible with the number
September – May operates from 8:30 to 6:30
Intensive In-Home Services (IIHS) is a time-limited intensive family preservation intervention intended to stabilize living arrangements, promote reunification,and prevent the utilization of out-of-home therapeutic resources for identified youth through the age of 20.
Defusing a current crisis, evaluating its nature and intervening to reduce the likelihood of a recurrence
Ensuring linkage to needed community services and resources Providing self-help and living skills training for youth
Providing parent skills training to help families build skills for coping with the youth’s symptoms
Monitoring and managing the presenting psychiatric and/or addiction symptoms
Working with care givers in implementing home-based behavioral support.
Crisis management (24/7/365
)Intensive case management
Therapeutic interventions for an individual youth, the family, or both
Substance abuse referrals
Other rehabilitative supports
IIHS requires a team approach in order to accomplish goals.
QPs and APs
Others that the family would like to include
Axis I diagnosis, other than sole developmental disability diagnosis
Recommendation of service during assessment (and less intensive service has been attempted or considered)
Youth, family, or both could benefit from learning necessary skills to cope with crisis
Youth and family issues require intensive, coordinated clinical and positive behavioral intervention
The IIH Process to Success...
Targeted Case Management
Substance Abuse Services
All children services are based upon the individuals’ needs, preferences, desires, level of functioning and the presence of risk factors.
They say it takes a whole village to raise a child at Positive Influences, Inc. we imagine the possibilities because within the word impossible it simply states I'm Possible. Working together to empower the lives of our youth!!
IMAGINE THE POSSIBILITIES...