A new intensive SFUSD program, with a team consisting of a behaviorist, occupational therapist, social workers, and nurse, designed to provide wrap support to children ages 3.5 to 5 years in learning to regulate emotions and needs in a 1:1 environment and generalize skills to the school and home in the hopes of diverting these children from special ed category of 'emotional disturbance.'
OTTP provides OT services to youth served by the Family Mosaic Project (FMP), which is the SF County Wraparound Program for youth age 5-18. OTs engage youth in activities to identify and explore their unique strengths, interests, and values within the school, home, and community settings.
BVHM Kinder Services is an integrated service using collaboration and push-in support with kindergarten classrooms together with the 'Friendship Group', a bi-monthly OT group to support kindergarteners build their social-emotional competencies through songs, stories, art, pretend play, and movement activities. Some curriculum is adapted from the Zones of Regulation.
The BVHM Kaiser Program connects vulnerable families and youth ages 5 and over with basic mental health services, as well as food, housing, financial, and medical resources.
The School-Based Program at OTTP-SF provides mental health services to youth with Medi-Cal insurance in San Francisco. Services are tailored to each student's needs and desires, and include individual occupational therapy and/or psychotherapy, ERMHS, case management, collateral and family support, family therapy, and psychiatric support with our nurse practitioner. The bulk of services under this program are provided in-school, however, based on the client's preferences and goals, services can be provided in the home or the community as well.
The Clinic Partners Program partners with SF youth mental health clinics to provide OT
(and sometimes psychotherapy and/or case management) to youth who have a
mental health diagnosis and Medi-Cal coverage. Services are youth-centered, and provided across a variety of community-based settings - school, home, clinic, community - according to each young person's needs and interests.
The Wraparound Program is an intensive strengths-based and family-centered mental health services program lasting 12-18 months. It includes support from a Care Coordinator, an Occupational Therapist, a Psychotherapist, a Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.