Child PRP

The Urban Behavioral Associates (UBA) PRP (Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program) assists children and adolescents in their overall development of social skills. The program serves children and adolescents with mental health disorders, and emotional or behavioral challenges. The services are designed to address immediate problems and concerns that pose barriers to growth and development. The UBA PRP is also available to assist in advocating needs in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Mental Health Linkages
  • Family and Community
  • Relationships

The UBA PRP provides behavioral,social and recreational support in both group and individual settings. We offer practical life skills, interpersonal and social skills, behavioral   self-management and community adaptation.

The program is voluntary. However it requires 100% compliancy with program rules and activities, as well as consistent compliance with mental health therapy and medication management. Members who are currently receiving Medical Assistance are eligible for participation.

Reasons an individual is referred to the program:

Poor socials skills/poor interacting skills such as:
· Unable to establish and/or maintain peer relationships
· Difficulty getting along with family members
· Verbally aggressive and/or threatening
· Isolative behavior
· Unable to express anger appropriately

Academic/School behavior problems such as:
· In danger of failing
· Frequent suspensions
· Unable to follow directions
· In danger of losing school placement/expulsion
· Unorganized/difficulty with focus

Parent/Child relationship problems:
· Oppositional & defiant behavior
· Disregarding curfews
· Doesn’t follow rules at home
· Challenges parents
· Anger problems (tantrums, destroying property)

 

PRP Interventions
The following are examples of the approaches and strategies that the PRP Rehabilitation Coordinators use when working with our PRP Members:

  • Modeling
  • Role Play
  • Community Activities
  • Social Skills Groups
  • Anger Management
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Medication Management
  • Problem Solving
  • Identifying Consequences
  • Developing Safety Plans and Behavior Modification Plans
  • Coordinating with teachers, guidance counselors, therapists and psychiatrists.

 

Adult PRP

The UBA PRP (Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program) assists members in their overall development of independent living and social skills. The program serves adults with mental health disorders, and emotional or behavioral challenges. The services are designed to address immediate problems and concerns that pose barriers to growth and development. PRP also assists in advocating entitlements and needs in the following areas:

  • Education
  • Vocational Training
  • Managing Finances
  • Assistance with applications for housing
  • Mental Health Linkages
  • Family, Community and Social Relationships

UBA’s PRP provides behavioral, social and recreational support in group and individual settings. We offer practical life skills in real life settings, providing opportunities to learn independent living skills,interpersonal and social skills, behavioral self-management, and community adaptation.

The program is voluntary. However it requires 100% compliancy with program rules and activities, as well as consistent compliance with mental health therapy and medication management. Members who are currently receiving Medical Assistance are eligible for participation.

Reasons for referring adults to the program are:
Poor Social Skills:
· Isolative Behavior
· Poor relationships with family members and friends
· Verbally and/or physically aggressive behaviors

Activities of daily living:
· Messy, unorganized, chaotic household environment
· Self-care difficulties
· Non-compliant with medication
· Poor budgeting/behind on bills
· Personal hygiene

 

Entitlements:
· Assistance with applications for housing
· Education/GED
· Transportation

The following are examples of the approaches and strategies that the PRP Rehabilitation Coordinators use when working with our PRP Members:

  • Assisting in developing friendships within the members community through planned activities
  • Social skills groups
  • Stress management/coping skills and techniques
  • Anger management skills
  • Coordinating with therapist and psychiatrist
  • Problem solving
  • Money management