Compasion offers Intensive In-Home Services, which provide person-centered, family focused comprehensive, and coordinated support to assist individuals who need treatment in the least restrictive settings. Compasion staff strives to reduce hospitalizations and out of home placements by providing support and resources to keep families intact. In addition, the individual must demonstrate a clinical necessity arising from a severe condition due to mental, behavioral or emotional illnesses that result in significant functional impairment in major life activities.
Intensive In-home Services are intensive, short-term, home based, crisis intervention services offering families in crisis the alternative to remain safely together, averting the out-of-home placement of children whenever possible. The program combines skill-based intervention with maximum flexibility so that services are available to families according to their unique needs. Among other services, family members may receive individual and family counseling, parenting education, child development training, household maintenance education, nutritional training, job readiness training, and referral to other community resources.
As additional mental health issues surfaced within the family, they are addressed and recommendation are made for the appropriate service (Intensive In-Home, Mental Health Skill Building and Outpatient therapy as needed for the child, guardian and siblings.
The target population is for individuals, ages 5 to 21 that reside in the home.