DCHS is a community based health care organization serving the greater Washington DC metropolitan area
T (202) 525-1715 | F (202) 723-1211
Dedicated Care Health Services
1160 Varnum Street NE, Suite 216, Washington, DC 20017
Each consumer receives an initial Diagnostic Assessment performed by a member of the Clinical team made up of qualified practitioners. Our person-centered assessments also incorporate consumer strengths, stage of change and cultural factors that impact treatment. The assessment also includes discharge/transition summary.
DCHS’ professional team of CSWs seeks to identify and coordinate resources within the community to assist consumers to recover and be rehabilitated to the community. While directly under the supervision of the Clinical director, the CSWs are divided into two teams each led by a Team leader supervising the efficient delivery of services and effective documentation of these. Each CSW shall manage a caseload of at least 20 consumers.
At Dedicated Care Health Services, Medication/Somatic Treatment services are medical interventions including: physical examinations; prescription, supervision or administration of mental health-related medications; monitoring and interpreting results of laboratory diagnostic procedures related to mental health-related medications; and medical interventions needed for effective mental health treatment provided as either an individual or group intervention.
Counseling services are individual, group or family face-to-face services for symptom and behavior management; development, restoration or enhancement of adaptive behaviors and skills; and enhancement or maintenance of daily living skills. DCHS has a team of therapists who provide counseling services:- individual, group or family face-to-face services for symptom and behavior management; development, restoration or enhancement of adaptive behaviors and skills; and enhancement or maintenance of daily living skills.