Examples of Member

These are examples of what members agreed to do as their part in accomplishing a treatment objective, as described in their Care Plan.

 

Member will work collaboratively with CM and Housing Specialist to obtain/maintain housing.

Member will practice using the techniques he learns with his CM and work collaboratively with CM and Housing Specialist to obtain/maintain housing.

Member will attend at least one series of COEG group. Will practice using the communication skills he learns, begin applying them to real-life situations, and discuss the results with his CM during their weekly meetings.

Member will practice using the conflict resolution skills he learns, discuss the results with his CM, and contact his CM immediately if any issues arise that could pose a threat to his housing (e.g., unresolved issues with housemates, conflict with house managers, etc.).

Member will practice using the anger management skills he learns and then begin applying them to real-life situations, and discuss the results with his CM during their weekly meetings. He will attend at least one series of RCCS group.

Member will practice using the positive coping skills he learns and work cooperatively with his apartment manager and treatment team to maintain housing.

Member will work cooperatively with treatment team to obtain and maintain housing; will inform team of any barriers he encounters that could interfere with his ability to maintain housing or his willingness to utilize housing resources.

Member will attend at least one series of COEG group and implement coping skills he has learned when he feels an impulse to spend.

Member will follow the budget he and his treatment team have developed and agreed upon, and implement coping skills he has learned when he feels an impulse to spend and/or borrow money from others.

Member will complete and submit employment applications and/or applications for benefits as agreed upon with her treatment team, and inform them of any barriers she encounters in the application process.

Member will work collaboratively with CM and Specialists to increase income and/or ability to meet basic needs.

Member will keep track of how she spends her money, as a first step towards creating a realistic monthly budget that she can stick to.

Member will talk to his CM before making purchases outside his agreed-upon budget and follow-up with employment opportunities identified by his team.

Member will attend RCCS group, maintain and awareness of his triggers, and follow the agreed-upon plan when he encounters them.

Member will adhere to med regimen, implement coping skills he learns from his treatment team, and attend at least one series of groups to practice having conversations. 

Member will observe conversations between other people and make a note of the patterns he observes.

Member will practice using the skills he learns and attend at least one series of groups to practice having conversations.

Member will observe conversations between others and make a note of patterns he observes (e.g., eye contact, posture, body positioning, facial expressions, use of gestures, etc.).

Member will make note of how others respond to his greetings and discuss it with his CM during their weekly meetings.

Member will attend Sports Talk group at the Wellness Center to practice communication skills and gain increased comfort in social situations.

Member will compile a list of things he does, or recalls doing in the past, that have helped reduce his anxiety in social situations.

Member will attend RCCS group and work collaboratively with her CM and therapist to gain insight into her thoughts and behaviors.

Member will consider past incidents in which she has lost her temper and look for similarities in the events leading up to these episodes.

Member will make note of her "triggers" (events that precede an episode of extreme anger) and discuss them with her CM. Purpose is to identify patterns and see if these situations can be avoided or approached differently in the future.

Member will continue to facilitate his Bible study group. Purpose is to increase his self-confidence and motivation.

Member will practice using the coping skills she learns and use positive self-talk to reassure herself of her ability to endure anxiety symptoms without serious consequences (e.g., "This has happened many times before and I was fine once it passed.").

Member will practice using the communication skills he learns and use positive self-statements to increase self-confidence.

Member will begin using a journal to express at least some of her thoughts and feelings about others, and to make note of things she wants to work towards in her own life.

Member will attend group and practice using the mnemonic techniques he learns from his CM.

Member will attend Moving Forward group, implement the reminders suggested by his CM, and discuss the results with his CM during their weekly meetings.

Member will practice new skills and inform team of any barriers encountered (e.g., inadequate clothing, lack of access to washing machines, etc.).

Member will practice the mindfulness techniques she learns, then engage in them while imagining herself in feared situations.

Member will start a journal and write at least one “positive affirmation statement” per day regarding himself, his strengths, and his abilities; and attend at least 1 series of one of the above groups.

Member will work collaboratively with CM and Employment Specialist to come up with job ideas.

Member will attend Moving Forward group and inquire about volunteer opportunities at TAO and in the community.

Member will complete and submit employment applications as agreed upon with his CM and Employment Specialist, and let them know about any barriers he encounters in the application process.

Member will consider his interests and strengths, and come up with 3 or 4 places he would like to work.

Member will inquire about volunteer positions at his church and keep his CM informed about any barriers that make it difficult for him to work at his church or attend services there.

Member will inform his CM or a member of his treatment team immediately if any work-related issues arise that he is unsure how to resolve.

Member will practice using the anger-management skills he learns, maintain and awareness of his triggers, and use the skills he has learned to manage workplace disagreements.

Member will attend Coping Skills and DBSA groups and use the Common Ground library to learn more about people like himself who have made a successful recovery from mental illness.

Member will attend COEG group, report to his probation officer as directed, and let his CM know about any problems or challenges he encounters in terms of attending required meetings.

Member will report to work at her community service site for at least 9 hours each week until she completes court requirements.

Member will attend COEG group and use the Common Ground library to learn more about people who have successfully recovered from depression and substance abuse.

Member will attend COEG group and use the Common Ground library to find stories about dually-diagnosed people who have made full and successful recoveries.

Member will find an AA sponsor within 30 days.

Member will attend COEG group to re-engage with supports in the community, increase social interaction, and improve his ability to manage his substance use.

Member will keep treatment team informed of any unforeseen challenges or barriers encountered that could interfere with the ability to manage medications successfully.

Member will start a journal and write at least one "positive affirmation statement" per day regarding herself, her strengths, and her abilities; and reach out to a member of her team or a trusted friend if she feels she may engage in cutting.

Member will practice using the coping skills she learns and consult with her psychiatrist before making any changes in her med regimen.

Member will attend COEG group and use the Common Ground library to learn more about people like himself who have made a successful recovery from mental illness.

Member will attend groups, practice using the coping skills she learns, consult with her prescriber before making any changes in her med regimen, and use the Common Ground library to learn more about her illness and how others have recovered from it.

Member will practice using the coping skills she learns, implement the agreed-up safety plan if she recognizes signs of mania, and consult with her prescriber before making any changes in her med regimen.

Member will think about strengths she has that have allowed her to survive in the face of adversity and write them down in a composition book.

Member will identify a time and place she is willing to meet with her CM each week.

Member will implement strategies recommended by TAO Nurse for improving his ability to manage his medications (e.g., using pill cassette, blister packs, labels, etc.).

Member will establish a set bedtime-uptime schedule and stick to it even on weekends.

Member will attend group and follow agreed-up schedule for going to bed and getting up.

Member will work with her CM to identify early warning signs and recurring patterns associated with relapses that, if observed, indicate the need to reach out to others for assistance. Member will attend at least one series of COEG group.

Member will practice using the anxiety-reduction skills she learns, discuss the results with members of her treatment team, and complete homework assignments as directed by her therapist.

Member will implement plan for tracking appointments and attending them on his own.

Member will use the Common Ground library at TAO to learn more about his illness and read stories about similarly-diagnosed peers, including their thoughts, feelings, concerns, and experiences in treatment.

Member will start a journal and write at least one “positive affirmation statement” per week about her strengths, her past accomplishments, and things she is proud of, with the goal of creating a sense of self-respect that is not dependent on others’ opinions.

Member will use a notepad, day planner, smart phone notes, or other method of tracking/recalling PCP recommendations.

Member will use a daily alarm on his watch to remind him when he needs to take his medication.

Member will use a day planner to help her remember appointments with her doctor.

Member will implement system for managing medications and contact his PCP and treatment team immediately if he is unable to get his meds.

Member will implement plan for tracking appointments and practice scheduling them on her own (initially with CM, then without).

 

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