Autism

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Crisis Services (IDD Crisis Services)

Crisis situations can happen to anyone at any time. For mental health emergencies, RiverValley Behavioral Health offers round-the-clock access to IDD staff who are available to support the individual through a crisis and reduce risk.

Mobile Crisis Team (MCT)

For individuals in a mental health or substance use related crisis that can’t get to RiverValley, a Mobile Crisis Team is ready to respond 24/7, 365 days a year. Our MCT is a highly trained team of clinicians, case managers, and peer support professionals that can assess, triage, and provide emergency services for all ages.

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.

Therapeutic Rehabilitation Services (TRP)

TRP provides a person-centered and recovery-oriented series of programs for adults with serious mental illness. With an emphasis on daily living and vocational skills, these programs help the client participate more fully in the community and ultimately prevent more hospitalizations by developing trust, gaining personal insight, and encouraging recovery.

Adult Targeted Case-Management Services

RiverValley provides targeted case management for adults who have been diagnosed with a serious mental illness. These services are provided to assist the client in receiving the medical, educational, social, and other support services they need to promote independence, develop self-sufficiency, and encourage long-lasting recovery.