The nine-step mental health case management process pulls in health and human services professionals from multiple disciplines to bring clients closer to individual wellness and autonomy. Here’s how it works.
Housing stability is achievable for individuals affected with mental illnesses, even during the tumultuous times of COVID-19. If you are a tenant facing eviction, you have rights. If you’re currently living with homelessness, entry into the Continuum of Care can help you get back on your feet for good.
Parents and caregivers lead the charge in early intervention, watching for and responding to signs of developmental disabilities such as autism at home, with a collaborative approach of listening, learning, and caring for child’s needs.
Through theCenters for Medicare and Medicaid Services, it’s been possible for low-income residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities to receive care remotely via telemental and telebehavioral health services through partner agencies. What can and can’t telehealth replace?
In PA, autistic adults often have difficulty connecting with the resources needed for a fuller life. Learn about ECCM’s more inclusive autism waiver program, the Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Waiver.
In parent-child interaction therapy, certified therapists coach parents on interactions with their child in real-time to reduce negative behaviors and strengthen the relationship. Find out why this therapy, originally used for disruptive behavior disorders, is increasingly being employed in autism early intervention plans.
Like caring for ourselves, caring for others can be challenging. Care management careers are no different. However, if you enjoy collaborating in close tandem with others and affecting positive change, there may be no more rewarding occupation. Learn what makes care managers so unique and so valuable.
Homelessness is a complex issue with many causes, but in many cases has a strong correlation with mental health. Because those with mental health or addiction issues are disproportionately affected by homelessness, ECCM makes a concerted effort to help these people find peace, stability, and hope through its Homelessness Behavioral Health and Shelter Plus programs.