RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT

O’Brien House offers a 3 months comprehensive, multi-phase residential program based upon the American Society of Addictive Medicines (ASAM) Levels of Care criteria. This program utilizes cognitive-behavioral, rational emotive and motivational enhancement therapies and includes:

  • A structured environment with individual and group counseling by qualified professionals
  • Housing facilities for men and women
  • Nutritionally balanced meals
  • Involvement in Alcoholic’s Anonymous and other 12 Step Programs
  • Life Skills Program which includes career counseling, job readiness training and job placement assistance

Phase One is the beginning phase of the clinical program. The average length of time for clients in Phase 1 is two to three weeks. The length of time is less important than the accomplishment of Treatment Plan Goals.

 

Phase One clients must meet the following criteria and goals before being approved for Phase Two:

  • Complete, as per assigned counselor’s instructions, Steps 1, 2 and 3 and present them in group
  • Complete written summaries of Chapters 1 through 11 in the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous
  • Complete and hand in Daily Participation sheets as directed by the assigned counselor
  • Attend daily 12-Step meetings, including at least three outside 12-Step meetings per week and attending the mandatory Cocaine Anonymous meeting on Sunday evening
  • Complete all hand-outs in the O’Brien House Entry Packet and review with the assigned counselor
  • Attend all therapeutic groups everyday and on-time
  • Demonstrate appropriate recovery skills through interaction with peers,
  • Completion of assigned house duties and chores, and have few (if any) write-ups
  • Complete any assigned literacy training and/or job readiness skills development
  • Remain in compliance with ALL prescribed medications at the proper dosage levels

Phase One clients may not leave the premises unless they are accompanied by a staff member except with prior approval and special permission from the treatment director.

Phase Two is the secondary phase of the clinical program. The average length of time for clients in Phase Two is six to eight weeks. As with Phase I, the length of time is less important than accomplishing your Treatment Plan Goals.

 

Phase Two clients must meet the following criteria and goals before being approved for Phase Three:

  • Obtain a 12-step Sponsor by the third week in phase II. Clients must give name and telephone number of the sponsor to their primary counselor and must sign release of information. Clients are required to contact their sponsors a minimum of four times a week and involve them in their O’Brien House program. Any changes in sponsorship must be discussed with primary counselor prior to making the change.
  • Attendance at five (5) 12-step meetings per week documented with signed activity sheet (two of which are outside meetings).
  • Completion of steps 4 – 7 of the Hazeldon model.
  • Punctual attendance at ALL groups, individual sessions and meetings.
  • Demonstration of personal responsibility by adhering to all O’Brien House rules and regulations.
  • Demonstrate appropriate peer interaction within the community.
  • Find and maintain full-time employment
  • Development of a money management plan with primary counselor and payment of client fees every pay period. (Money management plan includes: Savings, Payment of Client fees, restitution, child support, etc.)
  • Compliance with ALL prescribed medication instructions.

Phase Two clients must sign in and out for each activity off-premises.

Phase Three is the final phase of the clinical program and prepares the client for transition. In order to be in this phase, client should be approximately 60 days clean and sober, have a sponsor and home group, completed steps 1 – 7, and have all fees and savings up-to-date.

 

Phase Three clients must meet the following criteria and goals prior to graduation from the program:

  • Completion of Steps 8 – 12 of Hazeldon Model.
  • Attendance at five (5) 12-step meetings per week documented on activity sheet. (Two of which are outside meetings.)
  • Punctual attendance at all groups, individual sessions, and meetings.
  • Payment of all fees and loans.
  • Develop a budget, housing plan, and relapse prevention plan.
  • Compliance with ALL prescribed medication requirements.
  • Complete all treatment assignments as per the assigned counselor
  • Demonstration of personal responsibility by adhering to all O’Brien House rules and regulations.
  • Begin Discharge Planning with the assigned counselor within one month of projected graduation date.
  • Demonstration of role model behavior that reflects a healthy recovery lifestyle.

Phase Three clients no longer need passes to leave the property, but they must still sign in and out each time they leave the premises.

WEEKLY THOUGHT:

 "Once you realize how valuable you are, you will find it hard to keep the company of those who do not."
Written in 2015 by Brian G. Jett --- Kentucky

O'Brien House would like to thank everyone for coming out to our Open House and tour of the J.P. Lamar Female Dormitory. We are working hard to offer the females in our community excellent support and care.

 

 

 

 

 

446 N 12th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone:225-344-6345
Fax: 225-246-7796

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