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Forensic Team: Promoting Safety and Recovery 

Dec 02, 2014
Community Support Services provides several programs under the umbrella of Forensic Services.  Each of the programs are unique; however, all have the common goals of increasing/maintaining psychiatric stability, reducing recidivism, and... Read More
 
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ITS: Laying a Foundation for Recovery 

Dec 02, 2014
By:  Janice Jones, PCC-S, ITS & Counseling Services Supervisor Intensive Treatment Services (ITS) provides a setting in which consumers can gain support and education, regarding their recovery, while also practicing social skills in a... Read More
 
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Integrated Care  

Nov 03, 2014
By Frank Sepetauc, Vice-President of Rehabilitation Services/COO   Integrated care is the coordination of total care for persons with a psychiatric concern and a medical illness. Persons with co-occurring illnesses are known to die years... Read More
 
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Being a Detective 

Oct 27, 2014
Engagement Services at CSS, by Ragan Leff, LSW, Supervisor Crisis/Engagement Team Community Support Services, Inc. and the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Summit County (ADM Board) recognize some consumers of mental health services require ... Read More
 
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Supporting Transitioning Youth - YATT 

Oct 06, 2014
By Janet Catalano, MSW, LISW-S, LCDCIII, Clinical Supervisor The average age of children leaving home in the United States is 26; however, foster youth are emancipated at the age of 18.  These 18 year olds are seldom emotionally prepared to... Read More
 
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Employment: Exploring the Options 

Sep 30, 2014
By:  Penny Moore, Director of Employment and Forensic Services Supported Employment (SE), an evidence-based practice, utilizing core principles including consumer preferences, rapid job search and placement, integration with mental health... Read More
 
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Mental Illness is a Disease 

Sep 30, 2014
By:   Manzoor Elahi, M.D.,  Medical Director of Community Support Services, Inc.   Mental illness is a disease, just like cancer or asthma. It is a disease that can be treated successfully. It is being treated... Read More
 
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Care and Compassion for Older Adults 

Aug 29, 2014
By:  Denise Cunningham, Geriatric Team Supervisor The aging population does not exist within a vacuum: rather, it’s emerging, evolving, and adapting within Summit County. The elderly have been receiving increased attention following the 2011... Read More
 
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Clerical Support: The Backbone of Community Support Services 

Aug 29, 2014
By:  Suzanne Frohme, Office Operations Manager   Seven secretaries supporting 130 providers.  Six receptionists greeting and assisting hundreds of scheduled and unscheduled clients.  The switchboard operators manage... Read More
 
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Counseling: Creating Hope and Change 

Aug 28, 2014
By: Janice Jones, ITS and Counseling Supervisor Depression, Anxiety, Anger, Grief, Loneliness, Sexual Trauma, Lack of Self-Esteem, Unhealthy Coping Skills, Failed Relationships. These are some of the struggles that prompt individuals to... Read More
 
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