Who We Serve:
What We Hope To Accomplish:
The purpose of Integrated Case Management Services is to assist adults with serious and persistent mental illness to better manage their illness, increase their mastery of life skills, and improve their sense of well being. This is achieved through personalized, collaborative, and flexible outreach. This outreach is designed to engage, support, and integrate people with mental illnesses into the communities of their choice by facilitating their use of available resources.
What We Provide:
ICMS provides the full range of case management services including assessment, service planning, service linkage, psycho-education and support, advocacy, crisis intervention assistance, direct assistance in obtaining the basic necessities of daily living and in performing daily living tasks, symptom management, and substance abuse education and intervention.
How Services Are Delivered:
Delivery of ICMS in Morris County is through two teams of Case Managers serving the northern and southern regions of the county.
Assistant Director ~ Craig Monteleone
Assistant Director ~ Deanna Ackerman
Case managers from the Mental Health Association of Morris County work as partners with staff from the three community mental health centers on each of these two teams.
How to Make a Referral:
Referrals can be made by contacting either Assistant Director of ICMS, at 973-334-3496, ext. 410 & 411, respectively.
Program Contact: Jennifer Malec, LCSW, Clinical Director
Phone: 973-334-3496 Ext. 418
MEASURING OUR IMPACT
Integrated Case Management Services (ICMS):
In 2014, our ICMS program continued to help Morris County residents to transition from the sheltered environment of the state psychiatric hospital to independent living in the community. When people are discharged from state psychiatric hospitals into Morris County, ICMS staff is assigned to make sure consumers are given support and connected to resources that will create a successful transition into the community.
In 2014, ICMS served 461 individuals. Of these individuals:
• 96% of all consumers discharged from a state psychiatric hospital remained in the community for 12 months post-discharge with no further hospitalizations or psychiatric emergency service usage.
• 100% of all consumers enrolled as psychiatric hospital discharges had a steady source of income either through government financial entitlements or gainful employment at the time of discharge from the program.
• 96% of all consumers enrolled as psychiatric hospital discharges remained linked to additional outpatient and/or day program-centered treatment through their enrollment and kept those linkages post-discharge.
• 88% of ICMS clients surveyed reported that ICMS was above average-excellent in keeping them out of the psychiatric hospital.
• 54% of ICMS clients reported some satisfaction with their lives prior to their ICMS involvement. 97% of clients reported satisfaction with their lives after ICMS involvement.