Autism

Supports for Community Living Case Management (SCL)

RiverValley offers case management services for individuals diagnosed with a developmental disability prior to the age of 22 or for individuals under the age of 18 with intellectual disabilities and an IQ of 70 or below. SCL Case Managers assist clients in developing natural supports in order to live independently and participate in the community.

State General Funds Case Management (SGF)

For adults with an intellectual or developmental disorder, RiverValley offers SGF case management services on an emergency or short term basis. SGF Case Managers assist clients in receiving medical, social, and educational services in order to live independently and participate in the community.

RVBH Hospital Outpatient Clinic

RiverValley’s Children’s Hospital (RVBH-H) is a not-for-profit psychiatric hospital located in Owensboro, KY, designed to provide specialty inpatient services for children and teens ages 5-17. Once they’re admitted, patients receive multiple services to diagnose, treat, and stabilize mental or behavioral health issues in a safe, structured environment while continuing with one-on-one and group counseling, recreational therapy, and medication management during their stay. RVBH-H also houses its own accredited school, gym, and extensive activity areas for recreation.

Acute Hospitalization

RiverValley’s acute care services cater to youth ages 3-18 as a short-term crisis stabilization center. Hospitalization allows qualified staff members the ability to formulate a customized treatment plan for youth who may be a harm to themselves or others around them.

Crisis & Information Line

RiverValley offers a free and anonymous call line for individuals in any type of crisis. This line can also be accessed via text and chat through RVBH’s web portal and is staffed around the clock with trained crisis call technicians to promptly address client needs.

Short-Term Autism Treatment and Evaluation Program (STATE)

RiverValley’s STATE program is offered in a separate unit at the RVBH children’s hospital in Owensboro which offers inpatient care for children and adolescents diagnosed with autism. During their stay, clients are provided services based on Applied Behavior Analysis with the goal of assisting patients and families in stabilizing immediate crisis behaviors as well as reducing challenging behaviors that are preventing the child’s ability to safely remain in the community.

Michelle P Waiver Case Management (MPW)

For individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, regardless of age, the Michele P Waiver provides funding to allow the person to stay in their home with needed support services. MPW Case Managers can assist parents in receiving resources and services that come with the waiver.

Outpatient Mental Health

Outpatient simply refers to receiving treatment without being admitted into a hospital, usually within a clinic or office setting. To better serve our community, RiverValley has offices in almost every county in our region so we can offer counseling, evaluation, and a variety of services for all ages and issues close to home.

Outpatient Physician’s Clinic

Outpatient simply refers to receiving treatment without being admitted into a hospital, usually within a clinic or office setting. To better meet the behavioral health needs for all ages in our community, specialized RiverValley staff provides in-person and telehealth (over computer) services in almost every county in our region including medical and emergency evaluations, hospital follow-up care, and consultation.

Intensive in-Home/Therapy Services (IIH)

Unlike traditional mental health services, IIH is administered in the client’s home instead of an office visit. Over the course of 6-18 weeks, RiverValley staff comes to the family’s home to provide services targeting four main areas: parenting education, relationship issues, family meeting facilitation, and group or individual counseling.

Therapeutic Community Support Services (TCSS)

TCSS are best described as an extension of counseling in the community or home setting where RiverValley’s trained professionals help clients develop new ways of thinking and acting so they can fulfill their needs in a more effective way. Through TCSS, services are provided on a personal level weekly for up to 6 months.

Children’s Targeted Case Management (TCM)

RiverValley provides targeted case management for children and teens ages 3-18 who have been diagnosed with a severe emotional disability. These services are provided to assist the child in receiving the medical, educational, and social support services they need to develop self-sufficiency and promote independence.