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Behavioral Health Intervention Services

Behavioral Heath Intervention Services are supportive, directive, and teachable interventions that are provided in a community based environment, most often in the family home.

The services are designed to improve the individual's level of functioning and quality of life when living with a mental illness. BHIS assist individuals and families to learn age-appropriate skills to manage behavior and regain control of their lives.

EXAMPLES OF SKILLS THAT CAN BE TAUGHT:

Communication skills

Anger Management skills

Social Skills

Assertion Skills

Coping Skills

Skills to increase Self-esteem

Skills decrease aggressive behaviors

Self Advocacy Skills

Develop Healthy Family Dynamics

How to overcome Co-Dependency

How to overcome/rebuild after abuse

How to overcome abandonment

AND MANY MORE...

WHO IS ELIGIBLE? INDIVIDUALS WHO...

  • ARE AGES 3-21
  • HAVE MEDICAID COVERAGE
  • ARE DIAGNOSED WITH A MENTAL HEALTH DISORDER

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED IN BHIS?

  1. Step 1: is to call for an appointment. You and your child will meet with a licensed therapist who will complete a mental health assessment and all paperwork necessary.
  2. Step 2: If both parties feel this service would benefit you and your family the therapist will call your MCO for authorization of services
  3. Step 3: You will be notified following the authorization call to inform you of the outcome and how often the services will occur.
  4. Finally, you will meet with your Behavioral Health Intervention Specialist to begin services.
Helpful Forms

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