Making A Referral - Protocol
 
HOW TO MAKE A REFERRAL
 
Phone/Fax/Email referral to Stepping Stones, Inc.
Phone: 304-429-2297 Fax: 304-429-8365
Email: b4kids@steppingstonesinc.org


WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO TELL US IMMEDIATELY:

Program Target: Residential Level II, Level I or Specialized Step-Down; Youth Transitioning Program; or the Chaffee Scattered Site Transitional Living Program, CBT or Socially Necessary Services. 
Anticipated Discharge Plan from our Program (return to family, independence, foster care, etc.)
Targeted placement discharge date from current placement (as applicable if in out-of-home care)
Date(s) of upcoming MDT and/or Court Hearing (please invite Stepping Stones, Inc. to all MDT's, planning & Treatment Plan meetings)


REQUIRED REFERRAL INFORMATION
In addition to the DHHR Referral Form

Reason for Out-of-Home Care Referral  Current Psychological/Psychiatric
Placement History Custody/Court Records 
Current/last placement Discharge Information Placement Treatment Plan updates/reviews
CAPS (if applicable)  Community-Based Service History
Medication Information  Educational/IEP Records 


ADDITIONAL REFERRAL INFORMATION - Youth with High Risk Behaviors

Current Specialized Assessments Safety or Relapse Prevention Plans
Individual/Group Counseling Summary    


WE NEED THE FOLLOWING RELEASE OF INFORMATION CONSENTS: 

Release to contact primary staff of current Provider (In-State or Out-of-State provider)
Release to contact the anticipated School system to expedite youth's school placement
Release to share information with collaborating agencies (as applicable) 
 
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Treatment Programs We Offer
  • Residential Services
  • Transitioning Youth to Independence
  • Socially Necessary Services
  • The Community Based Team

 
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