Cognitive & Behavioral Health Services
The Cognitive & Behavioral Health Services (CBHS) department has been in existence since July of 1993. Since its inception the department has generated many person-centered services and supports for individuals served. Treatment services provided are based on mental health modalities that include: counseling/psychotherapy, support and diagnostic training, program development assistance, staff support and debriefing, Treatment Team development, post counseling follow-up, and liaison services between outside professionals and our agency.
The basic functions of Cognitive & Behavioral Health Services (CBHS):
- Promote PCL’s Mission and Values
- Counseling/Psychotherapy (individual & group)
- Therapy for dual diagnosis of a cognitive impairment and psychiatric disability
- Design/Implement Treatment Teams
- Foster Relationships with specialist, professionals, & providers
- Training and development
- Functional Assessment and Behavioral Support Plans
- Uphold PCL’s Policies and Procedures
- Act as a model for and advocate of individual’s rights and choices
- Commitment to helping individuals make lasting positive changes
The CBHS department provides services to multiple individuals in formal therapy relationships, formal treatment team guidance, and behavioral support services. The CBHS department continues to provide multiple services outside of the agency to private individuals in both the behavioral support and counseling realms. Members of the CBHS team actively participate on all major committees within the PCL agency as well as maintain good standing with applicable certification boards and the State of Oregon.
We have existing capacity in providing therapeutically sound training, practice, and implementation to individuals with co-occurring diagnostic conditions. Our continued expertise has focused our attention to Axis II related disorders and related trauma model modalities. We are currently developing capacity to provide services to individuals with adjudicated/non-adjudicated sexual offense histories. We are serving individuals successfully with predatory behavioral concerns while maintaining our agency directives for quality of life and community inclusion mandates.
PCL's Cognitive & Behavioral Health services have thorough knowledge and working experience with co-occurring multi-axial diagnoses in both teaching/training modalities and implementation of best practice. Two of our current staff hold graduate professional credentials and practice mental health counseling in accordance with State of Oregon LPC ethical requirements. These professionals hold working and practical knowledge in regard to multiple theoretical perspectives in relation to mental health services with MRDD diagnoses.
The CBHS team is comprised to two distinct departments, “Counseling & Treatment Services” and “Training & Behavioral Services”.