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What are CORE Services?

A patient stands at the reception desk speaking with a Murphy-Harpst employee in a clinic's waiting area, adorned with wall decor that provides a homey atmosphere.

Core Services are designed for people with a diagnosed mental illness, and/or co-occurring substance use disorder, whose level of functioning is significantly affected by the behavioral health illness. Services may include nursing assessment, medication administration, case management, peer supports, psychological testing, individual, family or group counseling. CORE Services are funded through Medicaid and State funds. Services can be initiated by Parents, Juvenile Probation DJJ, DFCS Workers, School Counselors, Residential Facilities, Relatives, Community Partners, etc. 

Services provided through CORE funding include:

  • 24-Hour Crisis Intervention
  • Behavior Modification
  • In-Home Individual & Family Therapy
  • Community Linkage
  • Group Counseling
  • Counseling and Support
  • Educational Support
  • Independent Living Skills
  • PRTF Step Down
  • Medication Monitoring
  • Nursing Assessment
  • Parenting Skills Development
  • Positive Peer Interactions
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Psychological Services
  • PRTF Referral Services
  • Substance Abuse Counseling
  • Pre-Adjudication Monitoring