The individual must demonstrate a clinical need arising from a condition due to mental, behavioral, and emotional illness that result in significant functional impairments in major life activities.
MENTAL HEALTH SKILLS BUILDING CRITERIA ON A CONTINUAL BASIS:
- Have difficulty in establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that they are at risk of hospitalization, homelessness, or isolation from social supports.
- Exhibit difficulty in cognitive ability such that they are unable to recognize significantly inappropriate social behavior.
- Require help in basic living skills such as maintaining personal hygiene, preparing food and maintaining adequate nutrition, or managing finances to such a degree that health or safety is in jeopardy.
ELIGIBILITY FOR INTENSIVE IN-HOME (AGES 5-18):
CRITERIA ON A CONTINUING OR INTERMITTENT BASIS:
- Problems in establishing/maintaining impersonal normal relationships such that they are:
- At risk for hospitalization
- Out of home placement due to conflicts with family or community
- Show such inappropriate behavior that repeated interventions by:
- Mental Health
- Social Services
- Judicial System