Our PRP is designed for adult, child and adolescent with diagnosis and behavioral symptoms to reduce maladaptive behaviors and restore specific age appreciate skill sets for each patient. The PRP program is outcome focused, employing time-limited intervention strategies that promote independent living skills for the persons in our program.
We integrate PRP into outpatient mental health treatments, as part of the total care package for each person. Our PRP utilizes the combination of psycho-education, emotional and behavioral awareness competency, and social skills training. We deliver training to groups or individuals at our locations or off-site at the person’s home or familiar community setting. Specifically, PRP treatment model focuses on the reduction of emotional or behavioral problems, and restoration of age-appropriate skills, by:
- Facilitating the enhancement of an individual’s independent living and social skills, including the individual’s ability to make decisions about his or her life, while creating opportunities for choice regarding home, school or work, or community
- Providing access to community resources to integrate the individual into the community
- Rehabilitative activities through individual sessions, psycho-educational groups, and family groups, as part of the patient’s personalized PRP treatment plan. Activity goals includes:
Self-care skills: Hygiene, grooming, dietary planning, food preparation, age-appropriate involvement with self-administration of medication
Social skills: Conflict resolution training, improved peer interactions, anger management, improved interactions with authority figures, assertiveness training, assessing risks in social environments
Independent living skills: Maintaining personal living space, community awareness, mobility skills, monetary management, housekeeping, the importance of punctuality, task analyses, completion of chores, staying safe while in the community, education on age-appropriate meal preparation, doing laundry
Leisure and recreational activities: Development of healthy leisure activities, use of leisure to develop teamwork and peer support behaviors, promotion of productive and rewarding use of time spent alone
Schedule planning: Daily schedule planning, time management, development of daily routines, development of routine before going to bed at night to prepare for the next day.
Cultural interests: exploration of activities that support the youth’s cultural interests by self-expression through artistic modalities.
Medication and symptom management: Age-appropriate techniques and resources to provide understanding of the roles and effects of prescribed medication and various health symptoms.
Healthy living education: Age-appropriate techniques and resources to understand basic, nutrition, exercise and sexuality.