Excellent Client Care in Substance Use Disorder Education and Treatment Services
"Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is--his good, pleasing and perfect will. "
Romans 12:2 New International Version
Renewed Life Counseling Service target population is adult men and women, 18 years of age and older. All clients are provided with the following treatment services unless they are clinically inappropriate, and the justifying clinical rationale is documented. All treatment services are provided at the program location during regular business hours. All treatment services are provided at the Renewed Life Counseling Services located at 10026 University Avenue Suite 103, Coon Rapids, Minnesota 55448. Normal hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 9:00 pm and Friday 8am – 5pm. Saturdays and Sundays are by Appointments Only.
Services are presented using a multitude of techniques such as, teaching, processing, video presentation, speakers, art, etc. Curriculum and programming include treatment modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness, Meditation, and Motivational Interviewing Techniques, such as OARS, DARN, and CAT Language. Other techniques include goal setting, cognitive recognition, reinforcement, decision making, problem solving, psycho-education, feedback, and assessment.
Individuals can receive education and treatment services that addresses alcohol and drug education and treatment, employment education, parenting, cognitive behavior modification, anger management, peer recovery, care coordination, Living Skills, and spiritual guidance. All education and therapy address cultural, mental health, spiritual, and socio-economic needs of all clients. Most groups are coed except Domestic Violence and Peer Recovery Support Groups. Individual and group therapy and education, random drug screening, peer recovery support, case management, and care coordination. Renewed Life Counseling Provides Outpatient Treatment Services, Relapse Prevention Services, Aftercare, Peer Recovery Support Groups, and Elective Education Services.
According to SAMHSA Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is the use of medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies, to provide a “whole-patient” approach to the treatment of substance use disorders. MAT can help sustain recovery. Learn about many of the substance use disorders that MAT is designed to address.
Treatment duration and type of services provided will be contingent upon the individual needs of the client. The program provides up to a total of 17 - 19 service hours weekly per client; 16 - 18 hours of group counseling and 1 hour of individual therapy. The program has been designed with 6 phases over a 6 -18 - month period. This includes Treatment, Relapse Prevention, Peer Recovery Support Services, and Aftercare. As clients step down their involvement in the program, the amount of service hour decreases. Graduation of phase is dependent on attendance per week, client’s progress, motivation, client needs, and completion of treatment plan goals.
Core Treatment Groups: Substance Use Disorder, Mindfulness, Relapse Prevention, Living Skills. Elective groups: Peer Recovery Support; Parenting; Domestic Violence; and Anger Management. Therapy and Education curriculum includes other community evidence-based diversion programs as well as information concerning the human immunodeficiency virus, according to Minnesota Statutes, section 245A.19, other sexually transmitted diseases, drug and alcohol use during pregnancy, hepatitis, and tuberculosis. Clients will receive education (lectures, videos, pamphlets, etc.) on the following including curriculum approved by DHS commissioner. This includes information on community resources for HIV/AIDS, STDS testing, treatment and resources, Hepatitis testing and treatment, Tuberculosis testing and treatment, and special services for pregnant women.
Transition services to help the client integrate gains made during treatment into daily living and to reduce reliance on the license holder's staff will include weekly individual session post-primary care that will assist the client in integrating community-based support to maintain recovery goals and living skills development, including but not limited to finding assistance in financial management, achieving educational goals, job placement, legal aid, health services and other types of daily living support that are beyond the scope of the treatment program. The support sessions will be conducted by an LADC and will involve up to eight sessions.
Services to address issues related to co-occurring mental illness will consist of education for clients on basic symptoms of mental illness, the possibility of co-morbidity, and the need for continued medication compliance while working on recovery from substance use disorder. Counseling sessions will address the impact continued substance use will have on mental health. When treatment for mental health problems is indicated, a course of action will be integrated into the client's treatment plan; and service coordination to help the client obtain the services and to support the client's need to establish a lifestyle free of the harmful effects of substance use disorder.
The following services provided to clients as identified in the client’s individual treatment plan and will be the focus in a group setting or in individual sessions and conducted by an LADC: Family education is offered to clients and their families as needed and with client consent. Family sessions will include education for families on the effects of substance use on relationships; on the family and on circumstances in relationships and living situations that may need to change to facilitate the client’s recovery. Stress management and physical well-being will be addressed as identified in the client’s treatment plan. Living skills development to help the client learn basic skills necessary for independent living will be identified in the client’s treatment plan and will be included in client’s discharge planning socialization skills development to help the client live and interact with others in a positive and productive manner with counselor direction and group interaction being a source for social skills development. Spirituality and the effects of substance use on the spiritual aspects of the client’s life.
"I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favor to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all."
Groups Attending: Substance Abuse, Mindfulness, Relapse Prevention, Living Skills
Focus: Mindfulness Meditation, Psycho-education, and Values Clarification.
Goal: Implement abstinence and Identify values
Groups Attending: Substance Abuse, Mindfulness, Relapse Prevention, Living Skills, & Peer Recovery Support
Focus: Emotional Regulation, Thinking Patterns, and Environmental Restructuring.
Goal: Understand emotions and thoughts to creating a safe environment.
Groups Attending: Substance Abuse, Mindfulness, Relapse Prevention, and Peer Recovery Support
Focus: Problem Solving, Goal Setting, Positive Thinking, and Role Clarification.
Goal: Understand the process of goal setting and problem solving to fulfill life obligations.
Groups Attending: Substance Abuse, Mindfulness, Relapse Prevention
Focus: Social Skills, Assertion Training, and Relapse Prevention.
Goal: Implement skills to build and restore relationships.
Groups Attending: Elective Group and Relapse Prevention
Focus: Elective Group (Parenting; Domestic Violence; Anger Management; Peer Recovery Support) and Relapse Prevention.
Goal: Identify the most problematic life areas.
Groups Attending: Finishing Elective Group & Peer Recovery Support Group
Goal: Learning how to maintain and continue implementing goal setting and problem solving to fulfill life obligations.
Complete intake form for Outpatient Treatment, Aftercare, Peer Recovery Support Services, and Relapse Prevention Services.
Intake documentation for other services are emailed. Please fax to (937) 795-3633.
For additional information please contact our office directly at (763) 400-7251.