Crisis Intervention and Separation Prevention
The goal of this early-response service is to remove the risk of harm to a child instead of removing the child, as well as to assist separated families in the process of reunification via parent advocacy. Families are provided a path for developing new behaviors and to make better choices for their children.
In-home Direct Services: Almost all services take place in the client’s home yet can be arranged in a conducive setting in the community if the family prefers.
Availability: 16 hours a day, 7 days a week on-call. Families are given concentrated levels of availability for close monitoring of severe situations.
Program Duration: Phase I Services are provided within a period of 4 weeks. This service is designed to resolve the immediate crisis, and to teach strengths-based, growth skills for the family resolve immediate issues to remain together. Families can either close out services at the 4-week mark, or they can enter into Phase II to get weekly case management over the course of 6 months to advance their Family Development Plans.