Bayside Mental Health Support Program<br />Presented By: Pietro Solda & Dana Brebber<br />
Outline<br />Introduction<br />Background<br />Program Logistics<br />Services & Programs<br />Conclusion<br />Question & ...
Background<br /><ul><li> Treatment History of the Mentally Ill.
 Mental Illness & The Criminal Justice System.</li></li></ul><li>Treatment History of the Mentally Ill <br />Deinstitution...
Program Logistics<br /><ul><li> What is Our Mission?
Who Do We Serve?
What are our Goals and Aims?
Organization & Management?
 How will are program be evaluated ?</li></li></ul><li>Mental Illness & The Criminal Justice System<br />Statistics <br />...
What is Our Mission?<br />BMHSP serves individuals who are mentally ill and have come in to contact with the law, manage a...
Who Do We Serve?<br />Criteria: <br />a severe mental illness (schizophrenia, psychotic disorder, bi-polar ect.).<br />com...
What are our Goals and Aims?<br />Reduce Recidivism<br />Providing high-risk mentally ill individuals with secure housing ...
Organization & Management?<br />
 How Will Our Program Be Evaluated ?<br />Program will undergo annual evaluations (by an outside source) which will assist...
Services & Programs<br /><ul><li>Transition
Housing
Psychopharmacological & Self Management
Substance Abuse
Employment Program
Behaviour </li></li></ul><li>Transition<br />Need for consistent transition programs<br />Statistics <br />Suggestions for...
Our  Transition Program<br />Release process beings 12 months prior to the individuals release date <br />Case management ...
Our  Transition Program<br />Needs Assessment (housing, health, substance abuse, probation or parole and assistance needed...
Intake Procedure<br />
Housing<br />Deinstitutionalization & Homelessness <br />History<br />Statistics<br />
Our Housing Program <br />
Phase 1: Secure Housing Unit <br />Designed for high risk, violent clients that require constant supervision.<br />Not ind...
Phase 2: Group Homes <br />5 clients in 1 home <br />Staff supervision <br />Created to develop social and life skills <br />
Phase 3: Semi-Independent Housing <br />Created for clients who have proved their independence and shown responsibility ma...
Phase 4: Transition<br />Stable placement secured in the community<br />Outreach workers<br />Maintain presence in communi...
Psychopharmacological & Self Management<br />History: medication non-compliance <br />Our Program<br />
Substance Abuse<br />History<br />Intensive Case Management <br />Relapse Prevention Therapy<br />
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    1. 1. Bayside Mental Health Support Program<br />Presented By: Pietro Solda & Dana Brebber<br />
    2. 2. Outline<br />Introduction<br />Background<br />Program Logistics<br />Services & Programs<br />Conclusion<br />Question & Answers <br />
    3. 3. Background<br /><ul><li> Treatment History of the Mentally Ill.
    4. 4. Mental Illness & The Criminal Justice System.</li></li></ul><li>Treatment History of the Mentally Ill <br />Deinstitutionalization<br />Results: homelessness, incarceration, unemployment, estrangement from family & friends, serious health conditions, substance abuse<br />Statistics <br />
    5. 5. Program Logistics<br /><ul><li> What is Our Mission?
    6. 6. Who Do We Serve?
    7. 7. What are our Goals and Aims?
    8. 8. Organization & Management?
    9. 9. How will are program be evaluated ?</li></li></ul><li>Mental Illness & The Criminal Justice System<br />Statistics <br />Inadequate care<br />Lack of reintegration planning <br />
    10. 10. What is Our Mission?<br />BMHSP serves individuals who are mentally ill and have come in to contact with the law, manage and reduce psychiatric symptoms. <br />Bi-disciplinary approach (psychology & psychiatry) <br />Main roles is to advocate, protect and support those with a mental illness <br />Program conducted in a supportive and therapeutic environment <br />
    11. 11. Who Do We Serve?<br />Criteria: <br />a severe mental illness (schizophrenia, psychotic disorder, bi-polar ect.).<br />come in to contact with the law (must be serving time in a correctional or psychiatric facility immediately before entering the program)<br />Program accepts involuntary and voluntary admissions <br />Offenders can enter the program as a condition of their parole/probation<br />
    12. 12. What are our Goals and Aims?<br />Reduce Recidivism<br />Providing high-risk mentally ill individuals with secure housing and treatment programs that will assist in providing each individual with the highest quality of life possible <br />Transforming severely mental ill individuals into self-sufficient persons who will be able to function in society with minimal support <br />Increasing the client’s understanding of their illness and how to manage it<br />
    13. 13. Organization & Management?<br />
    14. 14. How Will Our Program Be Evaluated ?<br />Program will undergo annual evaluations (by an outside source) which will assist in maintaining program efficiency.<br />Researchers who will continually assess program outcomes to ensure our clients are receiving up to date and scientifically proven therapy techniques .<br />
    15. 15. Services & Programs<br /><ul><li>Transition
    16. 16. Housing
    17. 17. Psychopharmacological & Self Management
    18. 18. Substance Abuse
    19. 19. Employment Program
    20. 20. Behaviour </li></li></ul><li>Transition<br />Need for consistent transition programs<br />Statistics <br />Suggestions for a successful program<br />
    21. 21. Our Transition Program<br />Release process beings 12 months prior to the individuals release date <br />Case management team: psychologist, psychiatrist, case management worker<br />Pre-release interviews (obtain psychosocial and criminal information in order to develop a treatment program)<br />
    22. 22. Our Transition Program<br />Needs Assessment (housing, health, substance abuse, probation or parole and assistance needed) <br />6 months prior to release: risk assessment to determine security level & housing placement <br />
    23. 23. Intake Procedure<br />
    24. 24. Housing<br />Deinstitutionalization & Homelessness <br />History<br />Statistics<br />
    25. 25. Our Housing Program <br />
    26. 26. Phase 1: Secure Housing Unit <br />Designed for high risk, violent clients that require constant supervision.<br />Not indented for long-term placement.<br />Only used in stabilizing the client in order to transfer them to a less restrictive placement. <br />Main Offices, Therapy Setting, & Secure Housing 2st Floor <br />
    27. 27. Phase 2: Group Homes <br />5 clients in 1 home <br />Staff supervision <br />Created to develop social and life skills <br />
    28. 28. Phase 3: Semi-Independent Housing <br />Created for clients who have proved their independence and shown responsibility managing their affairs and illness<br />Small cottage: one bedroom, bathroom, small living area and kitchen<br />Support worker supervision <br />
    29. 29. Phase 4: Transition<br />Stable placement secured in the community<br />Outreach workers<br />Maintain presence in community<br />Focus on long-term goals <br />Proceed at client’s pace <br />Ongoing education <br />
    30. 30. Psychopharmacological & Self Management<br />History: medication non-compliance <br />Our Program<br />
    31. 31. Substance Abuse<br />History<br />Intensive Case Management <br />Relapse Prevention Therapy<br />
    32. 32. Employment History Of The Mentally Ill<br />
    33. 33. Our Employment ProgramSupporting Staff<br />Employment Specialist<br />Vocational specialist <br />
    34. 34. Our Employment Program<br />Traditional Employment Programs<br />Assessment <br />Supportive Employment <br />
    35. 35. Our Employment Program<br />
    36. 36. Final Stage <br />Is the client managing their illness appropriately?<br />Is the client a risk to themselves or others?<br />Does the client have supportive friends and family in the community?<br />Will the client require significant support in the community?<br />Does the client have housing and employment set up in the community?<br />
    37. 37. Thank You..........<br />You have been all been a polite and attentive audiences<br />Conclusion<br />
    38. 38. Question & Answers <br />

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