Family Preservation Services
Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) Services
MLC is a Licensed Provider approved to provide all services under the Comprehensive Child and Family Assessment (CCFA) program, including family assessments, wrap around services and adolescent assessments. MLC assist families with acquiring the skills and linking to resources necessary to safely maintain children in their home.
CPS and Ongoing Services
Parent Aide Services (In home case-management): Provide case management assistance to families in completing the defined goals and steps of their Case Plan. Services may include coordinating community resources, coordinating/ supervising visitation, and drug screens of the parent/caregiver.
In-Home Intensive-Therapeutic and/or clinical services: For a family in preparation for the safe return of a child, and/or to maintain and stabilize a child’s current placement.
Homestead Purposeful Visit: Comprehensive Case Management Services.
Safe Care® – An evidence-based parent-training curriculum, that provides direct skill training to parents in child behavior management, activity planning, home safety, and child health care to prevent child maltreatment.
PUP Counseling: Person/Family Centered counseling to help address issues within the home that may include family conflicts, marital and drug/alcohol counseling.
Drug Screen (urine): MLC offers a 10 Panel urinalysis test that include: (THC) Tetrahydrocannabinol/Marijuana, (MTD)Methadone, (OPI) Opiates, (PCP)Phencyclidine, (BAR) Barbiturates, (BZD) Benzodiazepines), (OXY) Oxycodone, (COC) Cocaine, (AMP) Amphetamine, (M-AMP) Methamphetamine.
Alcohol Screens: Alcohol screens are conducted orally, using a proven alcohol testing protocol.
Court Appearance: With required Authorization and/or Subpoena
Wraparound Treatment Services
CCFA --Comprehensive Child and Family Assessment: Detailed assessment due within 21 days and conducted with children entering foster care and their caregivers. This assessment gathers pertinent information from various sources that will support service planning and decision-making regarding the safety, permanency, and well-being of children, youth, and families.
Transportation: Solely for the purposes of transporting family/children to and from services and does not include participation in any supervised visits. *Please note MLC do not perform Transportation Services ONLY; must be combine with a Treatment Service and/or Supervised Visit Code. *(i.e., 518.95a, 518-71b)
In-Home Case Management Clinical/Paraprofessional: Provides clinical services to assist children and families in meeting the defined permanency goals (i.e., reunification, adoption, custody to relative, guardianship) and steps as outlined in the case plan.
Psychological/Psychiatric Evaluations: Conducted by a licensed psychologist/psychiatrist, who through the use of clinical interviewing techniques and testing tools, will evaluate an individual or family’s social, intellectual and overall well-being; producing a comprehensive assessment.
In-Home Intensive Clinical/Therapeutic: For a family in preparation for the safe return of a child, and/or to maintain and stabilize a child’s current placement.
Crisis Intervention/Prevent Disruption Clinical/Paraprofessional: Provides an immediate service to stabilize a volatile family situation, which may result in a child’s current placement being disrupted and/or the child being at risk of re-entering foster care. This service places a Therapist in the home.
Crisis Intervention Behavioral Clinical/Paraprofessional: Provide immediate services of therapy and/or counseling to stabilize and manage the behavior of a child, which may result in his/her current placement being at imminent risk of disruption and/or the child being at risk of re-entering foster care.
Court Appearance Testimony Therapist/Paraprofessional: Based on request and authorization
Trauma Assessments: Screening and assessing for trauma symptoms (exposure and impact), as well as in regard to determining how trauma affects healthy functioning, are essential in determining care for children/adolescent and adults.
Parenting Assessment: A comprehensive process that identifies a parent’s strengths and needs and provides specific recommendations to assist the parent in becoming the best parent they can.
Parental Fitness: Conducted by a Licensed Clinician to assess and identify aspects of a parent’s lifestyle and habits that may impact their ability to properly parent their child.
Domestic Violence: An assessment designed to determine if there is intimate partner violence in a relationship and, if so, to determine the appropriate services for the persons who are assessed.
Substance Abuse: Utilizing the NEEDS (Adults) or the JASAE (Adolescent) as the screening tool to identify high or low probability of substance or alcohol dependence disorder and provide clinical insight into ASAM Level of need for treatment. Screening Tool includes an initial drug screen (urine).
Anger Management: A comprehensive assessment of strengths and weaknesses in the areas of anger and impulse control, overall level of aggressiveness, the ability to manage stress and stressful situations, anger expression and the capacity for change and motivation to improve.
Home Evaluation: Detailed assessment and study on the home of a child’s placement resource.