eavor Place offers an intensive continuum of care which includes daily group and individual therapy sessions and offers weekly family therapy and mental health therapy sessions. The therapeutic components address physical, mental, and social aspects of recovery.
Each resident participates in a minimum of fifteen hours of group therapy weekly. These services are directed by a counselor and focus on issues identified on the individual treatment plan. Client's feedback, sharing, honest, constructive confrontations and self-disclosure in group are encouraged. Talking and admitting there is a problem is the gateway to recovery.
Individual therapy sessions are several times a week for a minimum of 1/2 hour per session. These services are directed by our counselors and focus on issues identified on the individualized treatment plan.
We create an individual treatment plan which is tailored to the specific needs of each individual. Treatment plans are reviewed weekly. Case workers and families are informed of treatment planning and progress on a weekly basis.
Life skills education groups are held once a week. These services are instructional lectures, group discussions, and tours which focus on a wide range of topics including life style changes, sex education, HIV and other sexual transmitted diseases, family planning, nutrition, literacy, smoking cessation, and vocational instruction.
Relapse Prevention education shall be provided to each resident during their last month of treatment. This transitional services is to help the resident integrate gains made during treatment into daily living and to reduce reliance on the counselors for support.
This group address communication, assertiveness, self-esteem, anger management and relapse.
We require clients to attend peer groups daily. These services are structured and peer-led groups which are topic and self-expression oriented.
Community building services are provided to all clients as an integral part of the program. These services reflect our philosophy of bridging the gap between the group living experience and the community setting and includes activities such as client volunteer projects, and peer support.
Living and Social Skills:
Our living skills program is developed to help the resident learn basic skills necessary for independent living. These skills are learned through experience. Residents will be taught life skills such as food management, housekeeping, personal appearance and hygiene, emergency and safety skills, knowledge of community resources, money management/consumer awareness, and health care awareness.
The spiritual experience is based on the 12-step program. Upon the clients request spiritual enhancement will be gained through Church attendance and AA/NA meetings. A local clergy will be available to assist in the clients spiritual enhancement. Residents use a local clergy to complete their fifth step.
Services include vocational assessment and job readiness.
Residents will receive their educational needs at Staples Motley High School. Residents will also earn extra school credit through our residential program.
Health care Services:
Medical services will be provided by our local hospital and clinic, Lakewood Health Systems. Dental needs are provided by Dr. Brenny located in Staples. Dr. Brenny services residents whom are on MA. Psychological services are provided through either Nystrom & Associates (Brainerd), CORE Professional Services (Brainerd), or Neighborhood Counseling (Wadena).
Services include fitness and leisure activities. Residents work on cooperation with other residents, how to interact with their peers and learning how to have fun in healthy ways.
12 Step Programming:
Our experienced and licensed addiction counselors utilize the 12 Steps and other therapeutic philosophies to assist these young men. Residents attend a minimum of 4 AA or NA community based meetings weekly.