AFTERCARE SERVICES PROGRAM
FFCH has been successful in making many positive changes for the youth in our treatment facilities. We believe that we can continue those positive changes in youth and their families in the home environment. Our assumption is that we can build upon the skills acquired while in our treatment program to help assist our youth in becoming successful in a less restrictive environment.
Aftercare Services is a 3 to 4 month-long program but can be tailored to meet the needs of the family. When the youth is close to discharge from the facility, weekend visits, family assessments, and the Aftercare Team along with the FST will develop treatment goals and plans for a successful transition back into the home and the local community. Aftercare will then begin when the youth is discharged from the facility. While in the home, Aftercare will be with the youth and family for 3 to 4 months with wraparound intensive in-home services. The youth and their families have full access to all FFCH's services. The Specialists assigned to each family are available 24/7 to the family. If a severe, unresolvable crisis occurs in the home, the youth can be brought back to FFCH for a short period to address concerns.
By October of 2021, Aftercare services will be available for up to 6 months for families as the new contract will be put into place with the MO Department of Children’s Division.