Intensive In-Home (IIH) is a program designed to wrap-around a child and their family in crisis to bring stability and maintain the child in the home environment.  This program is a stabilization and preventative service focused on children or adolescents who are at –risk to be removed from their home environment.

Risks for out-of-home placement could include aggression, defiance, noncompliance, truancy, or parenting limitations.  Intensive In-home is home-based and is intended to be a short-term service. 

Services may include:

  • Initial assessment and diagnosis
  • Individual and family counseling at a minimum of 5 hours per week in the home and community
  • Crisis support and response 24/7
  • Parental skills training and behavioral modification interventions
  • Individualized treatment plans that address identified needs
  • Assistance with accessing and navigating community resources
  • Advocacy within the medical, educational, social service and psychiatric systems
  • Frequent communication and collaboration with associated professionals and treatment team members

 Who is Eligible:

  • Ages 4-18 that are at-risk of an out-of-home placement
  • Youth who are transitioning back into the home from an out-of-home placement
  • Families who are willing to cooperate with IIH counselor and commit to at least 5 hours per week in the home to support the therapeutic process

 We accept Medicaid, self-pay and CSA funding.  To initiate services or get additional information please contact Carolyn Ruhlen, Executive Director, at (540) 760-5708 or click here to complete the form.