Denison

205 South 7th Street, Denison, IA, USA

Phone 7122639341 | Fax 7122636061


Behavioral Health Intervention Services (BHIS) are supportive, directive, and teaching interventions provided in a community- or home-based care environment designed to improve the individual’s skills for effective functioning with family, peers, and community in an age-appropriate manner.

Your child or young adult may benefit from BHIS services for issues such as:

  • family, school or peer conflict
  • change in sleep or eating patterns
  • loss of planning and organizational skills
  • impulsive behaviors such as running away, substance use, verbally and/or physically acting out
  • risk of out-of-home placement

Services:

  • Home visits
  • Skill instruction
  • Crisis intervention

Eligibility:

BHIS serves individuals, aged 4 to 20, with Title XIX benefits through Medicaid. To participate in BHIS, an individual must secure a clinical diagnostic assessment with a licensed practitioner.

Intake Process:

Call Central Intake number at 888-457-4692

Hours:

Central Intake is available Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Payment:

Self Pay, Medicaid

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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Program: Respite Services

Respite services were developed as a way to help people with disabilities live in a community, or home-based setting. Respite provides a temporary break from care-giving responsibilities for parents or guardians caring for a child or adult with a disability who lives in their home. Individual Respite is a one-on-one service for the individual receiving care. Group Respite may consist of one direct care provider supervising up to three individuals.

Services:

  • Monitor individuals safety
  • Provide support to families and individuals
  • Opportunities to participate in community activities.
  • Group respite

Eligibility:

Services are often provided through the use of the following Home and Community-Based Services Waivers (HCBS): Intellectual Disabilities, Children’s Mental Health Waiver, Brain Injury, and Health and Disability Waiver.

Intake Process:

Speak with your waiver case manager or social worker, or contact the respite agency for application details.

Payment:

Medicaid Waiver

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: No

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