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Someone From Maintenance, Please Call Extension 123 

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Feb 25, 2015
“Someone from Maintenance, please call extension 123.” These are familiar words that are heard daily over the intercom in our buildings, but just who are these mystery “maintenance personnel?” With five CSS buildings to maintain and issues to... Read More
 

Client Success 

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Feb 25, 2015
An important part of helping those who deal with severe and persistent mental illness is understanding and listening to the things they have been through in their life and working to help them succeed. Each client has their own story and many are... Read More
 

The Right Support  

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Feb 25, 2015
Since 1988, Community Support Services (CSS) has been offering clients comprehensive behavioral health care for severe and persistent mental illnesses. Some clients have been with the agency since the doors opened in the late 80s. CSS has assisted... Read More
 

The Intake Process  

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Jan 26, 2015
By: Ashley Covey, Assessment Supervisor Most clients referred to Community Support Services begin the process at Adult Mental Health Admissions, the collaborative intake process between the agency and Portage Path Behavioral Health. Once an... Read More
 

Finally a Place to Call Home  

Posted by Cassie Di'Antonio Jan 26, 2015
By: Tim Edgar, MSW, LISW-S, Homeless Outreach Supervisor Community Support Services’ Homeless Outreach Team first met George at the state hospital following an involuntary hospitalization for tactile hallucinations and bizarre behavior. Even... Read More
 

Embracing Recovery: Residential Treatment Services 

Jan 06, 2015
By: Tom Baker, LISW-S, Residential Services Specialist One of the most rewarding aspects of working at Community Support Services and specifically being part of the Residential Services team is the opportunity to meet such a diverse group of... Read More
 

Changing Lives: SSI Ohio Project 

Jan 05, 2015
By: Brenda Ward-Brown, PCC-S, LICDC-CS   The SSI Ohio Project is designed to expedite the process of applying for Supplemental Security Income/Social Security Disability Insurance for individuals 18 years of age or older who are mentally ill, ... Read More
 

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
 

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
 

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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