Mental Health Services offered through Black Family Development, Inc. (BFDI), designed to address specific emotional, behavioral, academic and environmental needs of youth and families so they may function at their ideal level in all life domains. Participants are identified as youth ages 5-17 ½ and their families. In the case of documented medical necessity, youth can be served up to 21 years of age. Staff specialize in serving youth, and their families, who may have social challenges, educational challenges, disruptive behaviors, and/or a mental health disturbances. Services are aimed at enhancing the youth’s and family’s ability to succeed and are provided along the continuum of care from mild case management to home-based level of care to address the most intensive needs experienced by families.
The goal of the mental health program is to work with the consumer and family system to meet goals that improve the reported quality of life.
Mental health Therapy and Counseling
Parent Management Training – Oregon Model (PMTO)
School Based Mental Health
SED (Serious Emotional Disturbance) Waiver
Target Case Management
Program participants are identified as youth ages 5-17 ½ and in the case of documented medical necessity youth can be served up to 21 years of age. For treatment services, the youth are residents of Wayne County who have active Medicaid, with Serious Emotional Disturbance (SED) diagnosis and in need of outpatient services. We also welcome youth with co-occurring mental health and substance abuse symptoms and may exhibit symptoms that may include truancy, disruptive behavior in school, violent behavior, substance use, and juvenile system involvement. For prevention services, the youth has to be students at one of Black Family Development Inc.’s partnering schools who present complex clinical, social, and/or educational challenges.