Our agency accepts Medicaid plans through the Department of Medical
Assistance Services (DMAS). Licensed and residents in counseling clinicians conduct all diagnostic assessments for our clients. Licensed Mental Health Professionals (LMHP) and Qualified Mental Health Professionals (QMHP-A/C) provide mental health services. These high standards carry over to our ABA (Autism spectrum) services with a staff of board certified registered behavior technicians supervised by BCBAs and BCaBAs.
Outpatient Services offers individual, couple, family, and group counseling for
individuals in a traditional out-patient setting. Our therapists provide therapy for
children, adolescents and adults that struggle with managing a wide range of
mental health, behavioral and/or substance use disorders.
A range of therapists are available to provide services for individuals based on
their specific needs and preferences. Areas of focus include: anxiety,
depression, bipolar disorder, PTSD, ADHD, personality disorders, trauma,
abuse and neglect, substance use, grief/loss, adjustment/attachment issues,
foster care and adoption, anger management, and conflicts within
family/relationship dynamics. Multiple evidenced based interventions are used
to help bring about the desired change.
This program is an intensive day treatment option for adults dually diagnosed
with chemical addiction disorders and co-occurring major mental health
illnesses. The curriculum incorporates chemicals addiction treatments,
including Twelve Step facilitation and Motivational Interviewing, with Dialectical
Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills and other cognitive and behavioral health approaches.
Our program provides group counseling sessions that focuses on co-occurring
disorders, anger management, trauma recovery, parenting skills and life skills.
Individual and family therapy is also available. On site breathalyzer and urine
screening are also used on a random basis as indicated.
The program meets every Monday, Wednesday and Friday for 3 hours a day
for 12 - 16 weeks. Clients have the option of attending the morning group from
10:00 am to 1:00 pm and the evening group from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Crisis stabilization targets populations of all ages who are experiencing an
acute crisis of a psychiatric nature that may jeopardize the current living
situation. The goals of this service are to prevent hospitalization and establish
community stabilization, safety plans, etc.
Services are authorized for up to a 15-day period per crisis episode following a
face-to-face intake and may be provided up to 15 consecutive days in each
episode, or up to 60 days annually.
In order to be eligible for crisis stabilization services, one must meet two of the
Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) serves children with Autism using scientifically
proven learning principles like positive reinforcement to bring about positive
change in maladaptive behaviors. This method redirects conduct that is harmful
or interferes with learning and increases the occurrence of useful behaviors that
contribute to a healthy lifestyle.
ABA targets social skills like academics, communication and adaptive
functioning (toileting, dressing, eating, vocational work, etc.). Parents,
caregivers, and paraprofessionals involved with the client are trained in the
basic principles of ABA for the sake of consistent treatment outside of direct
behavioral therapy. Family Insight’s highly trained professionals provide ABA
services under the direct supervision of a Board Certified (assistant) Behavior
Soaring for Change’s in-home (ABA) services are available through Early Periodic
Screening Diagnosis and Treatment (EPSDT). This service is available to
individuals under the age of 21 residing in their family home who receive
Medicaid or have a Medicaid Waiver. Individuals seeking behavioral treatment
through EPSDT will need a letter of medical necessity from a physician or
psychiatrist indicating the need for behavioral treatment services.
The following requirements must be met in order to receive Behavioral Therapy Services (ABA):
Through our intensive in-home counseling services, we serve youth ages 4-
21 utilizing evidence-based techniques to address problematic behaviors that
put children at risk of being displaced from their homes.
Our clinicians work with the child on a specialized treatment plan that addresses
specific behaviors while utilizing family supports. Our staff are on call 24/7 for
crisis management, and they are actively involved with connecting the child and
family to community resources that assist the child in successful treatment.
Children insured by Medicaid are eligible for up to 26 weeks of service per year
for 3 to 10 hours of in-home counseling per week depending on their needs.
Individuals qualifying for in-home counseling shall demonstrate a clinical
necessity for the service arising from mental, behavioral or emotional illness
which results in significant functional impairments in major life activities. The
diagnosis must be the primary clinical issue addressed by services and meet
the following criteria:
The diagnosis must support the mental, behavioral or emotional illness
attributed to the recent significant functional impairments in major life activities.
At Risk Criteria
The impairments experienced by the member are to such a degree that they
meet the criteria for being at risk of out of home placement as defined in the
1. Have difficulty in establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal
relationships to such a degree that they are at risk of hospitalization*
or out-of-home placement** because of conflicts with family or community.
2. Exhibit such inappropriate behavior that documented,repeated interventions by the mental health, social services, or judicial system are or have been necessary resulting in being at risk for out of home placement.
3. Exhibit difficulty in cognitive ability such that they are unable to recognize
personal danger or recognize significantly inappropriate social behavior
resulting in being at risk for out of home placement.
These services shall be provided in this level of care when the clinical needs of
the individual put him at risk for out-of-home placement, as these terms are
defined in this section:
1. When services that are far more intensive than outpatient clinic care are
required to stabilize the individual in the family situation, or
2. When the in-home counseling as the setting for services is more likely to
be successful than a clinic.
1. At least one parent/legal guardian or responsible adult with whom the
individual is living must be willing to participate in the intensive in-home
counseling services with the goal of keeping the individual with the family.
2. In the instance of this service, a responsible adult shall be an adult who
lives in the same household with the child and is responsible for
engaging in therapy and service-related activities to benefit the individual.