Assessment: A detailed bio-psycho-social history of each potential client is completed in a face-to-face interview with a qualified substance abuse counselor. Information regarding how the client’s major life areas have been affected by chemical use is recorded to ensure that the proper treatment modality is recommended.
Social Setting Detoxification: Detox services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The goal of this service is to provide a supportive, safe environment during the uncomfortable and potentially dangerous detox process. In the event any client exceeds our criteria for personal physical well being, that client is immediately transferred to a local hospital for medical stabilization. Maximum length of stay in detox is 5 days.
Residential Treatment: Residential treatment provides a safe, supportive environment to individuals who require this intensive level of rehabilitation. The program includes medical lectures, large and small group therapy, educational lectures, recognition of relapse triggers, relapse prevention skills and techniques, individual counseling, family groups, and participation in 12 Step recovery programs.
Intensive Outpatient: Intensive outpatient services provide individual structure and intensity to accommodate multiple service needs. These programs vary in accordance with the needs of the individual client, but may include Day Treatment 7 days per week (maximum), Evening Treatment, and specialized focus programs. We encourage family participation in the treatment process whenever possible with the hope of achieving family recovery.
Basic Education and Aftercare: The Aftercare program is designed to provide ongoing support after treatment for clients who no longer experience problems with abstinence from chemicals but who are experiencing difficulties in relationships, or with emotions, co-dependency or self-worth issues. Clients attend on a weekly basis. Basic Education is a series of educational lectures over an 8-week period. This program is designed for clients who have a diagnosis of chemical abuse with the goal of ensuring they have gained sufficient knowledge to avoid progression to full-blown chemical dependence. This program is appropriate also for any client who would benefit from ongoing evaluation to establish appropriateness for any given treatment modality.
Drug Court: Drug Court services are provided in Greene, Christian, Stone and Taney counties. This program has been designed as a deferred sentencing program for drug and alcohol offenders. Drug Court clients must successfully complete the program or they will be sentenced for the precipitating crime. The program lasts a minimum of 18 months and includes intensive supervision, multiple and random weekly drug/alcohol screenings, and individual as well as group therapy.
Federal Program: This program is designed specifically for persons who are on Federal probation or parole. Contracts for the Federal program include: United States Probation and Parole residential and outpatient services; United States Pre-Trial residential and outpatient services; and Federal Bureau of Prisons outpatient services. Separate psychiatric and psychological services are included and are provided under contracts maintained with local professionals. The Federal Program services are available both at Sigma House in Springfield as well as at the Larry Simmering Recovery Center in Branson. The program continues for a minimum of 2 years. Clients must successfully complete the program or be returned to Federal Prison. Clients also are closely monitored to ensure compliance.
SATOP: Substance Abuse Traffic Offender Program services are provided only at the Larry Simmering Recovery Center in Branson. The Simmering Center is a State-certified Offender Management Unit and provides the required Driver Risk Inventory assessment. Based on the results of that assessment, Simmering Center counselors will refer the client to the appropriate level of service: Offender Education Program (OEP) comprised of 10-hours classroom education; Weekend Intervention Program (WIP) comprised of 48-hours in a controlled, supervised environment during which time the client receives education, group and individual counseling; or the Clinical Intervention Program (CIP) which requires a comprehensive assessment and 48 hours of group therapy, individual therapy, and specialized classes. Any person who is charged with a DWI, DUI, or Zero Tolerance offense in the State of Missouri must complete one of the above levels of service before becoming eligible once again to possess a driver license.
E.P.I.C. House (Empowering Positive Individual Choice): This is a treatment program designed for adolescent girls with substance abuse issues who are in the early stages probation or exploration of substance use. The program is designed to address the core issues of self-esteem, self concept, healthy relationships, understanding healthy boundaries and self empowerment. The three day a week program will provide a safe space to explore these issues through: Individual Therapy using positive, motivational interviewing, Addiction Education, Relapse Prevention, Art Therapy, Process Group, Family Group and Pro- Social Activities. This program is in cooperation with the Green County Juvenile Justice System. The program is also available for individuals on a self-referral basis. (Adolescent Gender Specific After-School Treatment Program)