Note: Counseling, Support, and Education Services standards accommodate an array of service modalities designed to provide support, information, or counseling to individuals in the community including information and referral programs, one-time community-based educational programming, support groups, or on-going individual and family counseling.
Counseling services may also be provided in conjunction with other more intensive services to address such issues as: rape crises and other victim trauma, and complex individual or family circumstances that can occur with substance use, mental health or medical conditions, and job loss.
Agencies providing Counseling, Support, and Education services to individuals and families will complete: PA-CSE 1, 2, 3, 4, and 7.
Agencies providing Education and Support group services will complete PA-CSE 1, 2, 3, 5, and 8.
Agencies providing Information and Referral services will complete: PA-CSE 1, 2, 3, 6, and 9.
Note: Counseling, Support, and Education Services are distinct from Outpatient Mental Health Services (PA-MH), which address mental health symptoms and associated functional impairments or psycho-social adjustments.