HOLISTIC FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES (HFSS)
HOLISTIC FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES (HFSS) provides several support services to families using CHD’s R.E.S.T.O.R.E. model.
R- (Resources): Our Holistic Family Coaches will personally connect families with resources, and follow-up to ensure the family’s needs are met.
E- (Eliminating barriers): Our Holistic Family Coaches will use evaluation and screening tools to assess for specific barriers not readily seen, i.e. mental illness and refer accordingly.
S- (Self-Advocacy): Our Holistic Family Coaches will listen to our families and help identify specific needs and explore ways of communicating those needs
T- (Teaching): Our Holistic Family Coaches will assist parents by teaching parenting skills and offering training on various parenting topics.
O- (Organization): Our Holistic Family Coaches will assist families with organization by helping to define and create schedules, responsibilities, and routines that create a peaceful environment.
R- (Revisit): Our Holistic Family Coaches will assist families in creating a plan to revisit, re-evaluate and revise schedules etc. based on changing family needs.
E- (Expecting challenges): Holistic Family Coaches will assist families in realizing the potential for challenges to arise and assist families in preparing a plan/process for addressing future obstacles.
FAMILY SUPPORT SERVICES provides face to face or virtual coaching, help, teaching and role models by trained Holistic Family Coaches in the home or a community setting.
INTENSIVE IN-HOME SERVICES assists the family in creative, rapid and sustainable change in the family unit. This service is designed for families whose children are at risk of removal or for families who have a child reentering the home after experiencing an out of home placement. Intensive In Home Services will include all family members as participants.
PARENTING TIME and SUPERVISED VISITS SERVICES provide supervised and monitored visits between parents and their children that are long enough in length to promote parent-child attachment. The coaches will provide transportation, supervision, resources, self advocacy, modeling and teaching in terms of discipline, activities, development and expectations.