Wellness Services

NorthStar offers a wide arrange of Wellness Services to assist people with achieving their best possible lives. These services utilize a multidisciplinary approach to best serve individuals through all areas of their life for ultimate success.

Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) is a set of services that were
developed to bring restorative, recovery-oriented interventions directly to individuals who have the capacity to benefit from them, whether in their homes or elsewhere in the community.

Services consist of developing, implementing, and monitoring a person-centered, individually designed, proactive plan to address challenging behaviors. A waiver-positive support professional develops this plan to enhance a person’s quality of life through the process of teaching or increasing positive behavior. When possible, the person leads the process to develop a positive behavior support plan and/or positive support transition plan.

NorthStar currently provides weekly Life Skills Groups through Family Counseling and Training. These groups are designed with the purpose of assisting individuals with accessing the community while further developing social and communication skills while learning independent life skills such as budgeting, meal planning, self-advocacy, and education on community integration.

Psychotherapy means the treatment of a person with mental illness that applies the most appropriate psychological, psychiatric, psychosocial, or interpersonal method that conforms to prevailing community standards of professional practice to meet the mental health needs of the member. NorthStar primarily focuses on animal-assisted therapy models with adults, children, and families

Occupational therapy means the use of purposeful activity to maximize the independence and main the health of a person who is limited by a physical injury or illness, a cognitive impairment, a psychosocial dysfunction, a mental illness, a developmental or learning disability, or an adverse environmental condition. NorthStar primarily specializes in HIPPO Therapy and the treatment of sensory disorders related to spectrum-type disorders.

NorthStar will be providing medication management through a Licensed Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner to provide consultation and assistance to individuals receiving other multidisciplinary services through NorthStar.

EIDBI is intensive interventions for children and young adults who have autism and related conditions, and counseling and training for their parents and caregivers. EIDBI is a set of targeted and formal interventions intended to improve developmental and behavioral struggles. 

More information coming soon!

More information coming soon!

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