All referrals to the
Community Support Program (CSP) are thoroughly screened by the clinical
coordinator prior to admission. In order to be considered for admission to the
DHHS Community Support Program, an individual must be characterized by the
qualifying condition of chronic mental illness and a diagnosis listed in
the American Psychiatric Association Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
of Mental Disorders (DSM IV-TR) - as outlined in HFS 63; and
Be over the age of
A resident of
Walworth County; and
Have a significant
risk of either continuing in a pattern of institutionalization or living
in a severely dysfunctional way if CSP services are not provided; and
Be impaired in one
or more of the following functional areas:
education, or homemaking functioning.
interpersonal, or community functioning.
Individuals with a
condition of chronic mental illness listed in the DSM IV'TR (other than
those listed in HFS 63) may be considered for admission to DHHS Community
Support Program (CSP) provided that documentation in the client record shows
that the following criteria have been met:
There have been
consistent and extensive efforts to treat the individual (such efforts
have persisted for at least a year, except in unusual circumstances)
causing the individuals' condition to move beyond basic outpatient
clinical standards of practice; and
exhibits persistent dangerousness to self or others.
A significant risk
of either continuing in a pattern of institutionalization or living in a
severely dysfunctional way if CSP services are not provided; and
Impairment in one
or more of the functional areas previously listed.
Individuals with a
diagnosis or an organic mental disorder or a primary diagnosis of mental
retardation or drug dependence shall not be considered appropriate for
If you meet the
above-mentioned criteria and are interested in receiving CSP services, call
(262) 741-3200 or call toll free 800-365-1587 to schedule an intake with our
outpatient mental health clinic.
Mental Health Outpatient