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Community Stakeholders Announce a New Strategy to Reform The Juvenile Justice System In Harris County

Houston, TX (March 9, 2021) - The Harris County Judge’s Office, Harris County Juvenile Probation, The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD, the Harris County Justice Administration Department, and other community stakeholders have recently completed a Critical Intervention Mapping of the Harris County juvenile justice system. The Critical Intervention Map serves as a framework for juvenile justice and mental health systems to use when developing strategies to improve mental health services for youth involved in the juvenile justice system.

1215 Dennis Street

1215 Dennis Street

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Texas Home Living Waiver: Client Diagnosed with IDD Reaches A Milestone

Texas Home Living Waiver: Client Diagnosed with IDD Reaches A Milestone

Eileen is a 24 year-old woman diagnosed with a severe intellectual and developmental disability. Because of her diagnosis, Eileen has had to endure several unique challenges. One challenge in particular has caused Eileen some distress over the years -  not being able to control her urination and defecation, having to wear supportive undergarments since she was an infant. 

 

Home and Community-based Services program: Care Coordinator helps IDD Client with Post-Partum Depression

Home and Community-based Services program: Care Coordinator helps IDD Client with Post-Partum Depression

Anaira noted Maritza’s baby seemed happy and well cared for, but during her observations, she became concerned about Martiza when she noticed changes in Martiza’s self-care.

 

Cognitive Processing Therapy Helps Client Overcome Childhood Trauma

Cognitive Processing Therapy Helps Client Overcome Childhood Trauma

Janet successfully completed a full protocol of Cognitive Processing Therapy for childhood trauma. She reported feeling uncomfortable with the memories and struggled talking about them.

 

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