Adult Services

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We understand that healthy families are the cornerstone to building a strong community. We believe in the importance of working within our community and recognizing the unique strengths of families.

Contact Us about Adult Services Program

Promoting Safe and Stable Families (PSSF)

Our family preservation program provides support to families during life challenges. The goal of the program is to improve family functioning so children will receive appropriate care and the family will be able to remain intact. Services are family focused and are designed to maintain children safely in their homes and prevent the unnecessary separation of families. PSSF services are offered as a safe alternative to CPS intervention or child out of home placement.

Group Outpatient Services

 

  • Increase coping skills for issues with depression, anxiety, anger management, etc.
  • Develop and build social, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Increase awareness of maladaptive behavior patterns and develop alternative coping strategies.
  • Substance Abuse groups also available.
  • Group Sessions are Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm.
  • In most cases, transportation is provided.
  • Accepting Medicaid, Medicare, Wellcare, Amerigroup and Peachstate insurance.

For more information contact Allison Hornbuckle at 404-298-9005.

Safe Care

Safe Care an evidence-based, parent-training curriculum for parents who are at-risk or have been reported for child maltreatment. Parents are taught, for example, how to plan and implement activities with their children, respond appropriately to child behaviors, improve home safety, and address health and safety issues.

Individual / Group / Couple / Family Therapy


A face-to-face therapeutic individual/group/couple and/or family session conducted in accordance with a documented treatment plan focusing on treating his/her predetermined problem.

Parent Education Classes and Support Groups


Parent groups are provided for all ages and include specific skill development designed to improve and strengthen parenting skills (e.g., behavioral management skills), as well as a focus on the parent/child relationship, developmental issues, parental abuse or neglect and the child is at risk for placement or have already been placed outside the home. Groups may be offered in school settings, community centers, or at PGI Center. Parent group curricula are based on research and have proven helpful to parents interested in making family change.

Caring Dads: A Fatherhood Parenting Group


The Caring Dads program focuses on helping men recognize attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors that support healthy and unhealthy father-child relationships, develop skills for interacting with children in healthy ways, and appreciate the impact on children of controlling, Intimidating, abusive and neglectful actions including witnessing domestic violence.

Medication Evaluations/Management


A face-to-face interaction between the child/family and a Board Certified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist is on staff to evaluate the need for medication, prescribe as necessary, and provide ongoing medication management for children and adolescents in this program. An Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (ARNP) and a Registered Nurse (RN) support Medical Services.

Nurse Assessments and Health Services


A face-to-face interaction by a nurse; licensed by the state of Georgia to provide Health/Addiction assessment and monitoring services.

Outpatient Adult Drug Treatment and Education Program (OADTP)


This treatment program provides services to individuals and families experiencing problems directly related to substance abuse. OADTP is designed to help individuals recognize that drug dependency is a disease that affects their total functioning as well as their family and social systems. The overall goal is to help individuals accept, regain, and maintain personal control and responsibility for their own actions and choices.

Family Violence Intervention Program


This certified program provides a psycho-educational modality intervention for men and women who are, or have perpetrator of domestic abuse or family violence. We monitor participant’s behavior and collaborate with the courts, police, protective service agencies and battered women’s advocates to hold abusers accountable for their behavior and end violence.

DUI Clinical Evaluator and Treatment Provider


Positive Growth is certified by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities as a DUI Intervention Program to provide Clinical Evaluations ASAM 1 Treatment consisting of two levels: short term, 6 to 12 weeks, 2 or 3 hours per week for a minimum of 18 hours or long term consists of a 4 to 12 month program 3 to 9 hours of treatment per week.

Psychological and Psychiatric Evaluations


A face-to-face interaction between the child/adolescent or adult and a Board Certified Psychiatrist or Psychologist to evaluate the emotion, behavior, medical social and intellectual needs of the client.

Anger Management Program


Anger Management program provides adults struggling with anger management an opportunity to gain insight into their difficulties while learning skills to appropriately deal with anger. The program encourages adults who participate to accept responsibility for their actions and avoid harmful behaviors. We use the Anderson and Anderson Curriculum, which is the leading anger management certification training program in the industry standard and is recognized worldwide.

Community Support Individual (CSI) and Behavioral Assistance (BA)


The goal of CSI is to provide comprehensive support services to consumers in need of crisis intervention, counseling/behavior management, skills training and resources to maintain stability and independence in their daily community living.