Assessment and Individualized Treatment Plan
Footprints of Serenity's Outpatient and Sober Companion Services begins with a comprehensive assessment to individualize the proper care for addiction in treatment and any other accompanying mental and behavioral health issues often associated with chemical dependency.
This includes some of the following:
• Drug and Alcohol Use
• Lifestyle Issues (behavior related)
• Psychological Assessment (by a psychiatrist)
• Family and Social Relationships
Footprints of Serenity's psychiatrists assess and review medication for the treatment of sleep disorder, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, bi-polar disorder, as well as A.D.H.D. Staying in conjunction with the clients medical team through this entire process. This thorough assessment also assists in determining if you or your loved one needs detoxification prior to treatment, or in-patient treatment allowing the Recovery Companion team to develop a flexible, individualized treatment plan that best suits the clients needs.
Footprints of Serenity provides a comprehensive drug and alcohol education as well as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) groups with our team. This includes group discussion and homework assignments to provide you or your loved one with sets of tools to process many recovery. Our curriculum is based on current research and knowledge on recovery and addiction treatment including comprehensive drug and alcohol education and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), wellness programming and involvement in a 12 step recovery program. In these groups, you or your loved one will learn how to overcome and heal from the impact that substance use and addiction has had the brain, body, emotions, spirituality as well as relationships with friends and family.
• Problem Solving Skills
• Stress Management
• Relapse Prevention
The Ultimate Goal For Our Clients
• Interrupt the self-destructive pattern of alcohol and drug dependency
• Assess, address and begin to correct the harm to health and emotional well being
• Helping the individual understand chemical dependency and relapse prevention skills
• Assistance in the improvement of communication skills and relationships.
• Introduction for yourself and/or your loved one into the 12 step community(when appropriate.)
Upon completion of Footprints of Serenity's program, clients are welcomed to participate in our Aftercare Services program. The relationships that are created and built throughout this entire process continue after treatment and throughout the individuals lifetime. Meetings by telephone, video conference or in person are done periodically to provide ongoing support, give extended relapse prevention tools and continuing fellowship.