Murtis Taylor Human Services System

 Phone: 216-283-4400     Fax: 216-491-9428     Release of Information Request Fax: 283-2099

 
 
 
 

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Adult Mental Healthcare 
 
 
David Brown, Executive Vice President  COO 
Director of Adult Behavioral Health & Residential Services 
DBrown@murtistaylor.org  216-283-4400 Ext. 2459


Adult Mental Health Assessment (Diagnostic Assessment)

Diagnostic Assessment is a clinical evaluation provided by a qualified clinician either at specified times, in response to treatment, or when significant changes occur.

  • Identifies existing mental health diagnosis
  • Develops treatment plan (Individualized Service Plan), if appropriate
  • Schedules appropriate treatment

 

 


Adult Psychiatric Interview

The service begins with a medical assessment, which involves the history of the present illnesses, past history, social history, and family history. 

  • Develops medical somatic treatment plan
  • If appropriate, identifies and prescribes appropriate medication 
  • Schedules appropriate treatment

 

 


Community Psychiatric Support Treatment                           (Adult Case Management)

This service is designed to provide community support and advocacy to adults diagnosed with a severe mental illness. It assists individuals to succeed in the community by identifying, accessing, and advocating for needed services.  

  • Reduces the symptoms of psychiatric illnesses
  • Builds resilience and improves quality of life and community integration
  • Improves coping skills and strategies

Adult Counseling/Psychotherapy

A fairly structured framework provided through which adults pursue change through insight, problem solving, and behavioral intervention.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Motivational Therapy
  • Interpersonal Therapy
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Trauma Recovery Therapy

Adult Pharmacological Management

Pharmacological services provides mental health consumers with face-to-face psychiatric evaluations, psychiatric treatments, and pharmaceutical relief from psychiatric symptoms. These services are provided in a comprehensive treatment center that supports outpatient community care under the direction of the Medical Director, a licensed physician.

  • Improves or eliminates symptoms

 

 


Correctional Advocacy & Re-entry Support (CARES)

The CARES (Correctional Advocacy and Re-entry Support) is a specialized team providing Community Psychiatric Supportive Services Treatment. Adult mental health consumers returning from incarceration receive Counseling Therapy, Pharmacological Management, and Supportive Services. 

  • Reduces symptoms of psychiatric illnesses
  • Supports recovery and reduces involvement in criminal activity
  • Improves coping skills and fosters community integration

Adult Partial Hospitalization (Day Treatment)

Partial hospitalization provides highly structured, clinically intensive mental health group interventions to stabilize or increase a patient's level of functioning.  

  • Minimizes the impact of major mental illnesses in a person's life
  • Facilitates return to positive functioning and community living
  • Prevents relapses and hospitalization

Residential Treatment (Therapeutic Communities)

This service is designed to provide residential treatment to adults diagnosed with severe mental illnesses and who could benefit from a residential facility.

  • Reduces the symptons of psychiatric illness
  • Builds resilience and improves quality of life and community integration
  • Improves coping and daily living skills and strategies

Financial & Budgeting Management (Representative Payee)

This service provides budget management and payment services to disabled individuals receiving Social Security Income because they are unable to manage funds to meet daily living needs.

  • Reduces the symptoms of psychiatric illnesses
  • Builds resilience and improves quality of life and community integration
  • Improves coping and daily living skills and strategies