“To support and encourage personal growth and independence in the developmentally, socially, and mentally challenged individuals we serve by providing options and adhering to their choices.”
Targeted case management services are services to clients within targeted groups. The target population that may receive Mental Health Targeted Case Management (MHTCM) as part of the Texas Medicaid Program are clients, regardless of age, with a single diagnosis of chronic mental illness or a combination of chronic mental illnesses as defined in the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA), Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders (DSM) and who have been determined via a uniform assessment process to be in need of MHTCM services. MHTCM services are furnished to assist clients in gaining access to needed medical, social/behavioral, educational, and other services and supports.
Mental health rehabilitative services are defined as providing assistance in maintaining or improving functioning and may be considered rehabilitative when necessary to help a client achieve a rehabilitation goal as defined in the treatment plan. Mental health rehabilitative services may be provided to a client with a serious mental illness as defined in the latest edition of the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).
Mental health rehabilitative services may include:
• Medication management
• Psychosocial rehabilitative services
• Skills training and development
• Crisis intervention services
Skills building and development is training provided to an eligible client, the LAR, or primary caregiver on behalf of an eligible client. The training addresses:
Serious mental illness and symptoms related problems that interfere with the client’s functioning and living, working, and learning environment
Provides opportunities for the client to acquire and improve skills needed to function as appropriatelyand independently as possible in the community.
Treatment planning is a process in which the therapist tailors, to the greatest extent possible, the
application of available treatment resources to each client’s individual goals and needs.