Mental Health Skills Building Criteria on a Continual Basis

The individual must demonstrate a clinical need arising form a condition due to mental, behavioral, and emotional illness that result in significant functional impairments in major life activities.

  • 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)

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