A colloborative effort to reach out
to the poor and recovering.
Many who are homeless have identified mental health issues that need to be addressed. Kingdom Pathways provides strong attention to mental health issues on-site at our outreach housing facilities, as well as collaborating with outside agencies for mental health services.
This program is provided under the direction of Tim Blake, MA, Licensed Psychologist, and Robert Mosby, Mental Health Practitioner, Co-Directors of Mental Health. Both staff and capable volunteers from the churches provide group facilitation and one on one psychiatric assessments and assistance, under their professional leadership. The goal is to see improved mental health during the stay of our residents, as well as setting up long-term supports as necessary.
Individual one-on-one sessions include periodic psychiatric assessments of mental health, with results tracked electronically as part of the residents detailed social service plan, mental health section. The goals are improved mental health on all levels, including reduced depression and anxiety, and greater capacity for mood management, emotional management, and anger management. Thus, the following Psychiatric assessments are used:
For a more complete overall psychological assessment and services, Tim Blake, MA, Licensed Psychologist provides services on-site through HSI New Generations. Various Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) are provided through Tim and HSI New Generations.
On-site support groups include groups geared towards improved mental health. The groups listed below are included on-site at outreach housing facilities at various times, with the goals of improved mental health in the areas of : Emotion Regulation, Problem Solving, Distress Tolerance, Self-control, and Interpersonal Effectiveness.
Mental Health Support Groups:
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