Behavioral Health Services

Emory Valley Center provides individualized and specialized Behavioral Health services to people dually diagnosed with an intellectual and developmental disability and/or a mental health condition. Treatment is provided for adults 18 and older, by trained Behavioral Health practitioners utilizing a strengths-based, trauma informed, and biopsychosocial approach.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program (PSR)

The focus of the program is to provide a supportive environment for those who are dually diagnosed to learn daily life skills, social skills, and to increase independence. Individuals can participate in the group until they feel they have made progress toward their individual goals. 

Some topics included are:

Community Safety

Psychoeducation

Personal Finance

 Nutrition and Meal Preparation

Vocational Development

Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) Group

This group therapy (typically six individuals) format will offer topics that may include but are not limited to:

Grief

Traumatic Exposure

Getting Along with Housemates

Community Socialization

Coping Skills and Emotional Regulation

Outpatient Therapy (OP)

OP is an individual format that can help people gain new skills for dealing with difficult situations, meeting goals, and making difficult decisions in a healthy way.  Families, caregivers, and supports may be included to address individual needs.  Topics explored in outpatient therapy include:

Anger

 Anxiety

Depression

Family or Relationship Issues

Sexuality

Care Coordination

In order to provide continuity of care to those served in the Behavioral Health Program, practitioners participate in weekly treatment team meetings. The goal of care coordination is to integrate the unique mental health, social, psychiatric, and medical needs of each individual.

For additional information please contact: Clinical Services Director Abigail Donald, LMSW  865-813-0570