ESH Models of Care

Models of Care are:

  1. A set of principles that serve as a guide for the clinician to implement treatment in an effective manner.
  2. A set of strategies contained in a protocol, manual, or other resource designed to treat the symptom.
  3. Supported through research.
  4. Required as part of a standard of care.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Community Integration Program Model

  • Vocational Rehabilitation provides patients with job training and experience. Patient’s skills are assessed and training is provided in areas such as basic computer skills and job search techniques.
  • Community Integration Program (CIP) provides assessment of patient’s skills in living in an independent home environment and accessing resources in the community. Topics such as domestic skills, finance, transportation and community mental health resources are addressed.

Rehabilitation Therapy Models

  • These programs require that the patient be active in their program in a variety of ways: physically, creatively, socially, cognitively, and/or academically.
  • Leisure Ability Model
    • Has an emphasis on basic functional abilities and adaptive behaviors.
    • Helps to develop attitudes, self-awareness, and decision making skills.
    • Allows for self-regulation and the ability to make choices.
  • Health Protection/Health Promotion Model
    • The ultimate goal of this model is to assist the patient with improving/maintaining long term health, reducing risk factors, and developing healthy lifestyles.

Psychology Models

  • Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
  • Sandtray-Worldplay
  • Novaco Anger Management
  • Trauma Informed Care
  • Trauma Recovery and Empowerment
  • Seeking Safety
  • Illness Management and Recovery
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Sex Offender Good Life Model
  • Alcoholics Anonymous / Narcotics Anonymous (AA / NA)

Medical Models

  • Psychosocial / Psychoeducational Model
  • Psychopharmacological Model