Children’s Mental Health Case management assists and supports children diagnosed with a severe emotional disturbance (SED) and their families to gain access to needed medical, social, educational, vocational, and other necessary services as they relate to the child’s mental health needs. Whether or not someone meets SED criteria is determined by a mental health professional in a diagnostic assessment. Children’s mental health case management includes:
Family Community Support Services are available to children and the families of children diagnosed with severe emotional disturbances. This service strives to help children develop independent living skills and participate in leisure and recreational activities. It can help parents develop new and better parenting skills, explore financial resources, and provide support to families of children with severe emotional problems.
The Mental Health Client Assistance Program is a program for county residents who do not have insurance, whose insurance is not affordable, or whose insurance does not cover mental health services. This program assists the consumer with accessing therapy. Local mental health providers are contract with Human Services of Faribault and Martin Counties for this program. There may be a fee for this service.