The Behavior Rehabilitation Services (BRS) is a temporary intensive wraparound support and treatment program for youth with extreme, high level service needs used to safely stabilize youth and assist in achieving a permanent plan or a less intensive service.
Foster First provides these services to BRS level youth by:
•Placement of BRS youth in trained therapeutic foster home settings in order to respond to the many behaviors of the children;
•Provide support to therapeutic foster families and youth by qualified Case Managers that will meet regularly with youth and involves the foster families with treatment and planning process for the youth.
• Case Aides assist in the implementation of the youth’s ISTP, IBMP, and Supervision and Safety Plans.
• Foster First will work in collaboration with the child’s social worker and all other professionals in effort to support the youth.
• Providing after hours on-call support for crisis situations
The desired outcomes for this service is to increase the child’s behavioral stability, school stability, placement stability and potential to reach permanency. A major focus is to develop necessary supports which would allow the child to maintain or develop a permanent family connection and to reside in his/her own community in an identified permanent resource.