If successful getting them off the street the paper work need to assist them is even more challenging. It’s up to the client to go to their appointments and bring back the documents to help house them. Many of the population we serve are severely mentally ill dealing with family loss, loss of homes and sexual
Hispanic woman in her thirties recently struggling with alcohol and drug addiction since the loss of her job. Client has been living in this country for a few years and married to American-born citizen for fifteen years old. Husband travels frequently for his job which makes for little time together. The client has not attempted to make friends and feels alone. Client has made mention of waiting to go to sleep permanently.
INTRODUCTION: This case involved Gabriel Walton being a danger to himself and others. Walton was transported to Exodus Urgent Care, where he was placed on a WIC 5150 hold. INVESTIGATION: On 11-10-17 at approximately 1110 hours, LA County Clinician Vasquez #433353 and I was responded to the intersection of Colorado Boulevard and Bonnie Avenue, regarding a mental health evaluation.
R/s Mr. Pittman does not go the doctors. R/s signs of physical abuse is present. R/s the home is very cluttered and unclean, it is described as “a place no one will want to live”. R/s the family may have previous DSS involved due Mr. Pittman being suicidal in the past. R/s this information was disclosed to her
R: Client presented well groomed and calm. His mood was euthymic, and his affect was within normal limits. Client’s thought processing was goal directed and coherent while being instructed on LAMP VASH referral. Client reported being worried about meeting his VA claim appeal dateline.
Chiricco asks client why the floor was wet and Ms. Footman became hostile saying that her kids were taking a shower and the tub over flood therefore it was water on the floor. CM reminded Ms. Footman that this situation happens before and that she is causing that the unit located under her unit has the bathroom ceiling damage. Ms. Chiricco told Ms. Footman that is considered property damage which is a violation of the DHS Client Code of Conduct. Ms. Footman became hostile and irate, screaming and cursing saying that she tire of bitches coming gin her unit and tell her what to do. Client slams her unit door as CM and Ms. Chricco left her unit, them them she was talking with someone on her cellphone, yelling saying that now “This bitch from DHS comes here to tell me about my unit but no one care about
Smith informed staff the reason of herself referral for service is due to her rape incident when she hooked up with a guy she met at the bar where she was going to buy crack. Another reason Client is seeking for service is due to her daughter safety and protecting her daughter from the child’s father. Client report that she began drinking several times a week around the age of 13. She stated she started drinking heavily, when she felt depressed and that is an everyday situation. Jessica drinking became progressively worse over the years and she did not notice it was a problem until after she began using crack.
D: Client was on time for intake appointment. Together, discussed the assessment recommendation and barriers to successful treatment outcomes. Client reviewed and signed of all treatment admission paperwork, including treatment agreement, ROIs, THS treatment policies, THS alcohol drug Services patient rights, THS patient responsibilities, THS health and safety information, THS counselor disclosure information, patient grievance procedures, THS HIV/AIDS information, THS notice of privacy practices, referral to Quit smoking, and marijuana policy. Treatment plan was developed, which was focused on Dim 4, 5, and 6; focusing on developing readiness to change, identifying relapse potential, and building a strong family and social support system.
Ms. Lewis was referred by Maricopa county correctional health services to receive an evaluation for potential to transfer to the mental health unit. She was serving a 10-year sentence for manufacturing and possession of illegal substances. She had served 1-year of her sentence and reported symptoms of anxiety, obsessive rumination, and sleep disturbances. Notification of Purpose and Limits of Confidentiality Upon arriving for her appointment, the Informed Consent and confidentiality agreement was discussed both verbally and in writing with Ms. Lewis. The purpose of evaluation was reviewed along with mandated reporting laws and danger to self (DTS) and danger to others (DTO).
Prior to the interview, I was informed by Supt. Walsh that detainee Hargrow had just received another disciplinary infraction. I interviewed detainee Hargrow on wing 1A privately. I questioned Hargrow if he was on any medication and he said “Haldol and Klonopin, but did not know his diagnosis’s.