Community Rehabilitative Residence (CRR) Host Home:
In addition to a client having a DSM-IV-TR Axis I diagnosis, clients entering into CRR services must have a written recommendation from a licensed physician or psychologist. The client then attends an Individual Service Plan Team (ISPT) meeting where a written treatment plan is established having a recommendation for CRR services. Families,hospitals, caseworkers, and the medical assistance managed care company may each request and evaluation and meeting for CRR services. CRR Host Homes are currently available in Pennsylvania only.
If you believe you may be working with a qualified client, please feel free to contact The Bair Foundation in Harrisburg, PA at 717-985-6450 or 800-543-7059.
Family Development Credentialing
The FDC Program is a community-based, training and credentialing program for family workers which teach a strengths-based, empowerment model of practice. The family development training includes: 80 hours of classroom work based on the text, empowerment skills for family workers (Claire, Forest 2003); 10 hours of portfolio advertisement and the development of a portfolio to demonstrate understanding of the content of the classroom sessions. There is a final exam at the end of the program, successful participants receive the Family Development Credential, which is issued in Pennsylvania by Temple University.