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1 Howard Baldwin, BA, Team Leader Lindsay Mills, LMSW, Team Clinician

2 Objectives: Services provided by the Mental Health Center Qualifications for Mental Health Center and Young Adult Transition Program (YATP) services Challenges in working with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder(ASD) in the community mental health system What are some common mental health diagnoses worked within the program that can manifest in individuals with ASD

3 Outpatient Mental Health Treatment and Community Support Services

4 Outpatient offices: Psychiatry Therapy Crisis Services Substance Abuse and Sexual Abuse specialized treatment Case Management for youth aged individuals and families Community Support Services Psychiatry Therapy Psychosocial Rehabilitation Peer Support Crisis Services Case Management for Young Adult Transition Aged and Adults


6 Mission Statement Eligibility for Services Services Provided Collaboration with community resources Challenges facing providers and consumers

7 To support the development of skills needed to be self-sufficient in the community

8 Johnson County Resident Between the ages of 18 and 24 years old Meets criteria for severe and persistent mental illness (SPMI), or severely and emotionally disturbed (SED) Exhibits need for level of service to be successful in the community (Johnson County Mental Health 2000).

9 Case Management Skills Teaching Medication and symptom education Psychosocial Rehabilitation Group/Individual Targeted Case Management Supported Employment Supported Education Resource Acquisition Crisis Intervention

10 Young Adult Transition Programs Mission supports the goal to connect transition aged youth with natural occurring resources and more permanent supports. We utilize community resources for the following: Independent living Socialization Employment Education Housing Family and individual education regarding mental illness and support groups

11 Mental Retardation Psychosis Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder – Social Phobia and other Anxiety disorders Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Depression (American Psychiatric Association [DSM-IV-TR], 2000)

12 How to integrate multi systems addressing individual needs that adopt differing treatment philosophies and treatment approaches to reach the same successful goal.

13 American Psychiatric Association. (2000). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (Revised 4th ed.). Washington, DC: Author. Kansas Health Solutions. (Oct. 2010) SED Criteria. Retrieved from viders/index/clinical_sed Johnson County Mental HealthYoung Adult Transition Program Brochure. Johnson County Mental Health.(2000). Young Adult Transition Program [Brochure].

14 Howard Baldwin, BA Team Leader 913.826.4121 Lindsay Mills, LMSW Team Clinician 913.826.4129

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