CHILDREN’S THERAPEUTIC SERVICES AND SUPPORTS (CTSS)

WHAT IS CTSS?

  • CTSS, or Children’s Therapeutic Services and Supports, is a flexible package of mental health services provided to children and their families.
  • CTSS addresses the symptoms of emotional disturbance that impair and/or interfere with an individual’s ability to function at a typical developmental level.
  • The services are time limited and are delivered using a combination of services designed to reach the goals outlined by the individual therapist.
  • CTSS services are provided by mental health professionals and practitioners, 2-5 hours per week, in-home, school, or other community setting.

WHAT SERVICES ARE COVERED?

PSYCHOTHERAPY

  • Face to face treatment of client’s mental health issues
  • Quality, proven interventions to address the child’s concerns

CRISIS ASSISTANCE

  • Recognition of factors that come before the mental health crisis
  • Identification of behaviors related to the crisis
  • Education about available resources to resolve the crisis
  • Support to resolve crisis situation

SKILLS TRAINING

  • Skills training is designed to assist the client in reaching behavioral developmental milestones.
  • Skills are defined as activities or behaviors that must be practiced in order to be mastered and maintained.
  • Skills can be adapted to many different situations.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE?

To be eligible for CTSS, a client must work with their provider to determine the need for the in home skills work in their individual treatment plan.

An eligible client must be:

  • A child under age 18 diagnosed with an Emotional Disturbance (ED) or meet Severe Emotional Disturbance (SED) criteria
  • A young adult age 18 through 20 diagnosed with Mental Illness (MI) or meet Serious or Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI) criteria

Medical Assistance and pre-paid Medical Assistance plans cover CTSS services.

CTSS referral form

Through the coronavirus crisis …

LIFE DEVELOPMENT RESOURCES IS OPEN TO BOTH EXISTING AND NEW CLIENTS VIA TELEHEALTH (online-like Facetime or Skype).
CALL US AT 952-898-1133.
If you have technology challenges, give us a call. We will do our best to help.

 

Though our physical locations are closed, Life Development Resources (LDR) provides Telehealth (online-like Facetime or Skype) services. Therefore, current clients of LDR can use such services so that there is no interruption of their care during a time of social distancing to prevent the spread of the COVID-19. We also continue to accept new clients as long as we have availability.

As part of our commitment to the health and wellbeing to our staff, clients, and the larger community, our clinic continues to monitor local, state and federal agencies and are observing their recommendations.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact our main office at 952-898-1133. Stay healthy and safe.