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Outpatient Services


ALM Hopewell Center provides Outpatient services designed to help child and adolescent consumers, with mental illness, to function within the community. Outpatient services include:

Intake and Evaluation Services

Clients are evaluated upon entry to the program, then annually thereafter, by an interdisciplinary team consisting of at a minimum, a Psychiatrist or Advance Practice Nurse and one other mental health professional.

Medication Services

Services are provided by a psychiatrist, psychologist, or Advance Practice Nurse (under a Doctor’s oversight), and generally involves the prescribing and management of psychotropic medications.

Medication Administration

Services are provided by an LPN or RN and may include such services as helping with ordering or getting medications, or correctly filling weekly medication planners. This service may also include administering injections, providing education regarding psychotropic medications and ongoing wellness checks. For those who cannot afford medications, HWC offers prescription assistance programs to offset costs of specific medications.

Crisis Intervention

We have Case Managers and Qualified Mental Health Professionals available to provide walk-in or phone crisis intervention. Additionally, Hopewell contracts with Behavioral Health Response (BHR) who provides mobile outreach, and crisis support services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help consumers deal with crisis situations, and when necessary assist them with admission to residential psychiatric facilities. When the mobile outreach team provides a service, HWC provides next day urgent follow up assessments to determine ongoing and continued support needs of the individual.

Case Management

Case managers assist clients with increasing access to medical, social, educational and other services.

Therapy

Outpatient therapy provides opportunities to help children, adolescents and their families deal with the many disruptive stressors they may experience. Services available include individual and family counseling.

CPR Program

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ALM Hopewell Center provides Community Psychiatric Rehabilitation services designed to help child and adolescent consumers, with serious mental illness, to function within the community. CPR services include:

Intake and Evaluation Services

Clients are evaluated upon entry to the program, then annually thereafter, by an interdisciplinary team consisting of at a minimum, a Psychiatrist or Advance Practice Nurse and one other mental health professional.

Community Support

Qualified staff provide direct, face-to-face assistance at the office, home and community to achieve goals established as part of an Individual Treatment Plan.

Intensive

Qualified staff provide direct, face-to-face assistance in the home and community to achieve goals established as part of an Individual Treatment Plan. Clients receive Intensive services for 90 days or less to stabilize them in their communities and reduce out of home placements.

Psychosocial Rehabilitation

Groups are available during after school and weekend hours to consumers who can benefit from group activities and learning sessions focused on life skills and socialization.

Medication Services

Services are provided by a psychiatrist, psychologist, or Advance Practice Nurse (under a Doctor’s oversight), and generally involves the prescribing and management of psychotropic medications.

Medication Administration

Services are provided by an LPN or RN and may include such services as helping with ordering or getting medications, or correctly filling weekly medication planners. This service may also include administering injections, providing education regarding psychotropic medications and ongoing wellness checks. For those who cannot afford medications, HWC offers prescription assistance programs to offset costs of specific medications.

Crisis Intervention

We have both Community Support Specialists, and Qualified Mental Health Professionals available to provide walk-in or phone crisis intervention. Additionally, HWC contracts with a specialized Access Crisis Intervention service called Behavioral Health Response (BHR) who provides mobile outreach, and crisis support services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to help consumers deal with crisis situations, and when necessary assist them with admission to residential psychiatric facilities. When the mobile outreach team provides a service, HWC provides next day urgent follow up assessments to determine ongoing and continued support needs of the individual.

Healthcare Home Services

HCH services are designed to ensure access to, and coordinate care across, prevention, primary care, and specialty medical care services in an effort to promote healthy lifestyles, and support individuals in managing their chronic health conditions.

If you are currently receiving services at Hopewell Center, ask your provider about a referral to our CPR program. If you are not yet a Hopewell Center client, please call our main office 314-531-1770 to inquire about CPR program services or other Hopewell Center services.

Creative Expressions

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Through the generosity of the St. Louis Mental Health Board of Trustees, Hopewell offers children and adolescents who have experienced some form of trauma (abuse, neglect, violence etc) the opportunity to participate in a 12-week intensive art therapy program. Creative Expressions consists of individual and group components to promote healing and recovery.

If you are not yet a Hopewell Center client, please call our main office 314-531-1770 to inquire about Outpatient Services and other Hopewell Center services.

School Based Program

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ALM Hopewell Center School Based Program provides mental health support to St. Louis area school systems- from early childhood through high school- to promote early detection and treatment of psychiatric disorders. School Based Program services include:

Counseling

School based staff provide counseling for all eligible students enrolled.

Linkage

School based case managers connect students in need of mental health services with the appropriate professionals.

Education

School based staff provide educational presentations on various topics including childhood psychiatric disorders, suicide prevention, crisis response training, conflict resolution and community mental health services.

To learn more about our School based Program, please call our main office 314-531-1770.

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