Divine Hope Counseling

328 SW 3rd Street
Willmar, MN 56201
320.231.9763
http://www.divinehopecounseling.com
License No.: 1053421

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Treatment Openings and Services Provided

(Last updated on 4/5/2021)

  • Co-Occurring (Enhanced DHS Service*)
  • SUD Treatment Program
  • Non-residential Treatment
  • Assessment
  • Alcohol Treatment
  • Chemical Dependency Treatment
  • SUD/Mental Health Services
  • Special Populations (Enhanced DHS Service*)
  • Telehealth
  • *Adult Non-residential Openings Available
  • *Adolescent Non-residential Openings Available

Program Notes

We are still taking intakes for all of our groups. We are utilizing both on site and telehealth. We provide treatment coordination services through out the treatment process. Our openings are available with a 1 week plus wait period to earliest date of intake. Future intake dates are welcomed to be made. Divine Hope Counseling is a non-residential dual diagnose (substance use disorder and mental illness) services and provides addiction and mental health services to adult men, women and adolescent. The Primary Care Program meets three to four days a week for three to four hours a day for a total of 150 group hours with individual counseling and family. Open to accommodating nonenglish speaking clientele. Treatment for adolescents transitioning to Prairie Lakes Non-Secure Program or the adolescents in the surrounding areas. The continuing care program meets two days a week for three hours each time for total of 64 hours. The average length of treatment is about six months or in accordance to individual need. We provide comprehensive substance use disorder (chemical use/Rule 25) assessments. We practice a holistic, person centered approach, knowing that each person has differing needs and life situations. We focus on helping the person with a substance used disorder to understand addiction, recognize relapse triggers and learn coping skills to avoid relapse. We also work on integrating assertive assistance with life skills. We strive to interact collaboratively with their community professionals. We accept most federal, state and private insurances. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 320-231-9763 or lori@divinehopecounseling.comOur area of expertise is focused on the needs for women and men with chemical dependency and mental health issues and the elderly with chemical dependency, prescription drug and mental health disorders. We are willing to accept clients who have been discharged from other programs due to behavioral issues. Divine Hope will provide addiction education to all clients. The education will be in the form of: individual therapy, group therapy, lectures, and videos. A Client will receive an individual treatment plan which will focus on the needs of this client to help maintain sobriety during and after treatment. Client will also meet with LADC to discuss weekly reports of their progress in treatment. Client will receive a discharge summary upon completion or termination of treatment. Divine Hope Counseling will also provide in home/site education to the Elderly. The purpose of the on site counseling is to educate these individuals on how they can become addicted to prescription medication. Our program for women is designed to: • meet their personal needs. • offer programs during day time hours so that the women can find appropriate daycare. • maintain therapeutic group sizes of ten or less participants. • meet the needs of women at their progression level by providing primary or post primary treatment care. • help women deal with every day life without using mood altering chemicals to cope • one to one help in addressing needs in their life, such as jobs, planning out interactions with other professionals, interviewing skills, assistance in appropriate attire and communication skills, assistance in pursuing educational needs • family sessions are provided with specific educational needs concerning the effects chemical dependency has on family, children, employment and friends • we have an integrated team of LADC counselors, MHP, and spiritual mentor for the outpatient program; this professional courtesy is not provided to traditional outpatient programs. • To work collaboratively with county, probation, courts, hospitals, outreach mental health programs • Home counseling and transportation is provided as needed Our program for senior citizens includes: • offer help to men and women • providing education on prescription drug abuse • we are able to provide counseling for chemical dependency and education in their home; women may participate at the main facility if they are able or willing • group participation may occur in a nursing home facility or senior housing setting if one or more participants are living within the same facility • family sessions are encouraged to help family to understand prescription drug abuse and how it relates to chemical dependency The following describes the differences of the coordination of care to the client with the standard treatment for chemical dependency and the coordination of care provided to the client with Dual Diagnosis. Standard coordination of care for clients with chemical dependency: In accordance with the Matrix, clients will display a risk description within 0-1 and possibly 3 in some areas. • 0-1 Within Dimension 1(Acute Intoxication/Withdrawal Potential) the client will display adequate functioning while tolerating and coping with withdrawal discomfort. May display mild signs of withdrawal with some interference with daily functioning, but are aware of their chemical use and how the withdrawal symptoms are contributed by their chemical use. • 0-1 Within Dimension 2 (Biomedical Conditions and Complications) the client may range from being free from physical discomfort or are able to tolerate and cope with physical discomfort and have the ability to access needed services. Basic coordination of care can be encouraged through suggestion of healthy diet and living styles and by offering and providing encouragement through monitoring and assisting with verbal direction. • 0-2 Within Dimension 3 (Emotional/Behavioral/Cognitive Conditions and Complications) the client may have difficulty with impulse control and coping skills and may have some difficulty functioning in significant life areas. The client is able to participate and respond in treatment during group and individual counsel. Coordination of services is based on monitoring significant life areas and recognizing and assisting through emotional/behavioral/cognitive conditions and complications. • 1-3 Within Dimension 4 (Treatment Acceptances/Resistance) The client is cooperative and may need encouragement to develop motivation for recovery and display some inconsistent behavior. The client is able to highlight and recognize consequence of chemical use in their life and how it has limited their life options. The client is able to comprehend and apply basic education and engage in recovery and gain hope to recovery. Responds significantly with group and individual counsel. • 1-3 Within Dimension 5 (Relapse/Continued Use/Continued Problem Potential) The client may have poor to high recognition and understanding relapse. The client is capable of coping skills and developing internal skills of coping and attempting to prevent relapse. The client responds to education, thought stopping methods, and developing relapse prevention and coping skills. • 1-2 Within Dimension 6 (Recovery Environment) The client may or may not have a job and the client may or may have a structured meaningful activity with living environment, peers or with criminal justice involvement. The client has stable relations with those in their life and are willing to improve relationships, criminal issues and respond to group and individual counseling. Coordination of services may include letters to probation/parole officer. Dual Diagnosis (chemial dependency and mental illness) coordination of care for clients with chemical dependency: In accordance with the Matrix, clients will display a risk description within 1-2 and possibly 3 in some areas. • 1-2 Within Dimension 1(Acute Intoxication/Withdrawal Potential) the client will display poor levels of tolerance and very little, if any, coping skills with withdrawal discomfort. Withdrawal symptoms which interference with daily functioning will require intense intervention during times of possible anxiety, sleep disturbance and other withdrawal symptoms in early recovery. May have little awareness of how their chemical use and withdrawal symptoms relate with eachother. Close monitoring of processing their withdrawal progression. • 0-2 Within Dimension 2 (Biomedical Conditions and Complications) the client may range from being free from physical discomfort or display significant difficulty in the ability to tolerate and cope with physical discomfort and it is likely they may not have knowledge or ability to access needed services. Basic coordination of care will likely require significant assistance in monitoring biomedical symptoms. Verbal and physical assistance may be required in attending and transporting to and from appointments. Significant education and encouragement may be needed to begin af healthy diet and life style. Coordination and arrangements may be needed to arrange and/or maintain insureance coverage. • 0-2 Within Dimension 3 (Emotional/Behavioral/Cognitive Conditions and Complications) the client may have difficulty and/or a severe lack of impulse control and coping skills and may have severe difficulty functioning in significant life areas. The client is able to participate and may have severe impairment in responding in treatment during group and individual counsel, and may need additional assistance in individual counsel with the mental health professional and the treatment team. Coordination of services will focus on assisting the client in stabilizing their mental health and may require the coordination care with local mental health facilities. • 0-2 Within Dimension 4 (Treatment Acceptances/Resistance) The client may or may not be cooperative and may need significant encouragement to develop motivation for recovery and may display severe inconsistent behavior. The client may have minimal awareness of either addiction and/or mental disorder with minimal cooperation recognize consequence of chemical use in their life and how it has limited their life options. The client may not comprehend how the two diagnosis interact to keep their progression in recovery. Coordination of services include building motivation to engage in treatment and recovery and apply basic education and engage in recovery and gain hope to recovery. Responds significantly with group and individual counsel. • 2-3 Within Dimension 5 (Relapse/Continued Use/Continued Problem Potential) The client may have poor to little recognition and understanding of relapse with moderately high vulnerability for further substance use or mental health problems. The client may struggle significantly with coping skills and in developing internal skills of coping and attempting to prevent relapse. Coordination of care may require mentorship and assistance in arranging rides support resources. Assist the client in building skills and resources to avoid relapse and build their social network of recovery with relations. Help work through shame and guilt. In the event of a relapse, the client may choose to remain in treatment if the client indicates desire to continue to develop new hard and concrete coping skills in recognizing triggers when the biochemistry of mental health and chemical dependency become more invasive and the symptoms exacerbate. The client responds to education, thought stopping methods, and developing relapse prevention and coping skills. • 0-2 Within Dimension 6 (Recovery Environment) The client may not have a job and the client may not have a structured meaningful activity with living environment, peers or with criminal justice involvement. It is likely the client would have criminal involvement of self and those in their living environment. The client is likely to have unstable relations with those in their life and may require significant help in gaining independence in current living environment in finding a safe environment. Coordination of services may be crisis based; to provide an immediate safe environment and to possible intervene in crisis situations to stabilize family and living situations. To educate others in their living environment and to include nontraditional family types. Divine Hope Chemical Dependency program provides dual diagnosis treatment to women with exclusive women’s group. Men recieve dual diagnosis chemical dependency treatment in an exclusive men’s group. Divine Hope Counseling provides on-site chemical dependency and dual diagnosis help and education to elderly men and women. Divine Hope provides chemical dependency help to women, men 18 years and older and senior women and men. Treatment sessions are segmented into 3 levels: level 1 (Progression of addiction) and 2 (relapse triggers/coping skills). Primary care, which is a total of 60 hours. The hours are divided into: 4 days a week—3 hours a session for a total of 5 weeks. Level 3 is continuing Care Programming (64 hours) focusing on relapse prevention. The hours are divided into: 2 days a week—2 hours each session for a total of 16 weeks. Divine Hope works extensively with helping clients remain in treatment with the periodic integrated meetings with their support network in their life such as, probation officers, social workers, parents, spouses, therapists, etc. We decide as a team the continued treatment care of a client as a result of a relapse. We are willing to work with individuals that relapse during treatment. It is our goal to help client integrate into their community by providing individual therapy towards personal goals that works towards the client becoming a productive individual.