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Behavioral Health and Rehabilitation Services (BHRS)
Behavioral Health and Rehabilitation Services (BHRS) provides enhanced mental health services that are based on the strengths and needs of children and adolescents and their families. BHRS is designed to assist children to improve their communication and social skills, regulate their emotions and improve their behavior in the classroom. Children are supported to be successful at home, school and in the community.
Children may receive supports at home, school, a daycare setting or in the community, depending on their behavioral, social and emotional needs.
BHRS includes mobile therapy, behavior specialist consultation and therapeutic staff support.
Mobile therapy is focused on the family and provides intensive one-on-one or family support. The mobile therapist promotes children to develop their adaptive skills and relationships. Mobile therapy may include:
- Individual counseling and emotional support
- Building self esteem
- Increasing interpersonal and social skills
- Increasing skills in coping, anger management, problem solving, community living, recreational living
Behavior Specialist Consultant
The behavior specialist is an expert in behavioral management and provides assistance to develop each child’s individualized plan, which focuses on the child’s goals.
Therapeutic Staff Support
Therapeutic staff support assists children to succeed in accomplishing the goals on their individualized plan. The TSS works with each child one-on-one in a natural setting, such as home, school or the community. They also support positive interactions between parents and children. The TSS may assist children to:
- Build social skills
- Manage symptoms
- Control their impulses
- Improve assertiveness and problem solving
- Promote self esteem and creative expression
BHRS is most successful when parents actively participate in their child’s services.