The Human Services Consultants Counseling Facility provides an array of outpatient counseling services to adults, adolescents, children and families residing in the counties of Maricopa, Pinal, and Gila Counties.
Program goals include:
- Marked improvement in level of functioning as evidenced by increased positive coping skills.
- Allow consumer to remain in the community in the least restrictive, most appropriate environment.
- Eliminate or markedly reduce behavioral health symptoms.
- Promote improvement in quality of life by supporting consumers’ acquisition and maintenance of satisfactory housing, work, school, daytime activities and social supports.
Additionally, Human Services Consultants Counseling services include the following goals:
- Decreasing aggressive and self defeating behavior
- Increasing pro-social coping skills
- Promoting positive growth for young men and women
- Provide community reintegration and service coordination for youth. Work with Child and Family Teams to facilitate the best Treatment “wraped” services for the youth and family
- Provide agency supports and on-going training
- Facilitate positive communication
The Human Services Consultants Counseling Facility offers general mental health, and other types of counseling services to support consumers and youth in almost any setting.
Detailed Description of Types of Services Offered
HSC provides services to youth and adults referred by the Arizona Department of Economic Security, the Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections, the Salt River Pima Maricopa Indian Community, Mercy Maricopa Integrated Care, Health Choice Integrated Care, and from within our HSC program. Our services include the following:
Therapy/Counseling Services (25 hours per week):
Individual, family, and group counseling will be provided in accordance with the individual service plan (ISP) or existing Treatment Plan. If there is no Treatment Plan, one will be developed by the therapist and client. The ISP is developed by a treatment team including the consumer and people identified as supports by the consumer. At a minimum, HSC offers 25 hours each of Individual, Group and Family Counseling per week. Sessions will support the consumer gain a better understanding of presenting issues and previous difficulties while emphasizing present strengths and past successes. Special emphasis will be placed on markedly reducing present behaviors that could necessitate a higher level of care. Positive, pro-social coping skills will be introduced to decrease symptoms and behaviors. Individual counseling sessions will be conducted by appropriately trained clinicians.
Group counseling (25 hours per week):
Group counseling will be available, allowing clients to have the opportunity to share successes, difficulties, and solutions with the support of, the clinical staff. The sessions will focus on the presentation of materials as well as utilizing the consumer’s point-of-view, experience and history. The goal is to increase positive, pro-social coping skills, reduce self-defeating behaviors and maximize outcomes outlined in the individual service plan. Counselors will also run functional groups, based on the needs of the consumers, including community sessions, activities of daily living groups, independent living skills groups, process groups and other groups as indicated.
Family counseling (25 hours per week):
Family counseling facilitates significant changes and reinforces coping skills within the family system. The individual service plan serves as the template to frequency and modalities utilized in family counseling. Family counseling can enhance positive communications and strengthen family relationships. Our consumers often have unique family affiliations and our clinical staff will facilitate sessions with various family and supports identified by individual consumers.
Children from birth to 18 years of age who demonstrate a need for behavioral health services. Adults, 18 years or older, who demonstrate a need for behavioral health services under General Mental Health or Serious Mental Illness Programming.
Hours of Operation
The Human Services Consultants Counseling Facility administrative hours are from 9:00A.M to.5:00 P.M., Monday to Friday (excluding Federal and State holidays). The clinical hours are by appointment only. Therapists are available in the evening for scheduled appointments. All staff is available evenings and weekends. Counselors are on-call to provide twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week intervention and counseling.
Contact us for a Counseling intake appointment.