“Pre-vocational services” encompass interventions, strategies and activities in a partial care program that assist individuals to adopt basic work behavior, attitudes and skills. These qualities are needed for clients to become workers. They also will help the individual in such areas as decision-making, negotiating needs, interpersonal issues, managing psychiatric symptoms and adherence to medication schedules.
Educate the client on the wellness and recovery model. Recovery strategies, goal setting and different mental illnesses will be explored. Clients will be educated on psychotropic medication and the importance of using medications effectively. Clients will also explore the stress vulnerability model and coping skills needed to work towards recovery. Clients will also become aware of how to get their needs met within the mental health system.
It has been determined over and over again that finding support from others can be a major factor in helping people overcome the negative effects of a traumatic event. The purpose of this group is to offer a safe place for clients to share and process the traumatic events that have happened in their life in a safe environment.
To reduce the occurrence and intensity of interference of symptoms related to grief. To give clients an open forum to discuss with peers their grief issues.
Yoga nidra is a state in which the body is completely relaxed, and the practitioner becomes systematically and increasingly aware of the inner world by following a set of verbal instructions. Yoga nidra promotes deep rest and relaxation that isn’t found in your average meditation practice. The stages of body scan and breath awareness alone can be practiced to calm the nervous system, leading to less stress and better health.
Clients learn, develop critical skills, and have fun when provided the opportunity for creative, artistic expression. Art, writing, making music, and making crafts are all creative activities. Creative expression helps clients articulate their feelings and thoughts. Through a combination of instruction and mentoring, creative expressions groups offer clients significant opportunities to study the creative process and at the same time acquire the requisite skills to “practice” creative expression themselves.