Intensive In-Home Services

Eligibility Criteria (IIH)

ACCENT Group and Family Services provides IIH services to adolescents and teenagers who are at risk of out-of-home placement or transitioning back to the home from out-of-home placement due to emotional or behavioral needs. ACCENT accepts Medicaid for IIH Services.

IIH Qualifications

Intensive In-Home Services
  • Receive Medicaid and are ages 4 to 21
  • Demonstrate a clinical necessity arising from a condition due to a mental, behavioral, or emotional illness that results in significant functional impairments in major life activities and places individuals at risk of removal from their home
  •  Have difficulty establishing or maintaining normal interpersonal relationships to such a degree that individuals are at risk of hospitalization or out-of-home placement due to conflicts with family or community
  • Exhibit difficulty in cognitive ability in recognizing personal danger or significant inappropriate social behavior

Pre-Screening Assessments are provided by ACCENT for the IIH program.

ACCENT IIH Provides:

  • Mental health services
  • Intensive individual and family counseling -focusing on behavior and solution-oriented activities
  • Service coordination with wrap-around services
  • Assistance with parole officers and juvenile justice issues
  • Counseling in the home and/or referral to outpatient therapy
  • Twenty-four hour crisis intervention
  • Behavior management and care coordination services for the individual and family members
  • Development of a targeted intensive service plan (ISP) that addresses individual needs of the child and needs of his/her family
  • Collaboration with other agencies and providers

ACCENT Group and Family Services provides 24/7 emergency assistance to IIH recipients.