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Circle of Care, United Methodist Children's Home
WaySearch http://www.circleofcare.org 7 Mathes Park Drive
Administrator/Director: Mark Howard
Contact Person: Jane Anderson
Sponsor: OK United Methodist Circle of Care, Inc.
Location & geographic area served: Tahlequah, OK
Major source of funding: Donations, grants, endowments, fees.
Fees: Sliding scale/ ability to pay
Third Party payments accepted: Yes
Type of License: Child Care Facility
Professional memberships: OkCARE, United Methodist Association of Health and Welfare, SWA
Gender/Age of Children Accepted: Girls
Facility, Living and Eating arrangements: Urban campus with home that will accomodate up to 10 girls who live with a married couple in a family like setting.
Overview of program/Therapeutic model: Program is designed to promote positive behavior from clients by providing them a nurturing, positive, effective, and consistent environment. Residents live in on-campus homes which are supervised by a married Family-Counselor couple. Program focuses on five components: Mentoring, protecting, nurturing, teaching and serving.
Types of referrals accepted: Private, courts, DHS
Authority required for admission: Yes
Admission procedure: 1. Phone call interview. 2. Completed application packet. 3. In-office interview with parents and child. 4. Testing if indicated.
Average time for admission: ASAP
Requirements of child: Willing to be placed and active participation in program goals.
Requirements of parents/guardians: Cooperation wiht program and staff, periodic visits with child, provide required placement documents, pay monthly fee (sliding scale) and attend parenting workshops an dfamily counseling if indicated.
Requirements of placing agency: Same
Mandatory admission requirements: Birth certificate, immunizatin records, medical history, evaluation/ test results, school records, records of past treatments, court documents pertaining to custody/ guardianship, CoC application form, an dinterview. Religious expectations: Residents attend weekly worship services at local United Methodist Church, on-campus chapel services, and in-home Bible studies.
Supplemental information desired: Financial information for adjusted fees. Degree of Indian Blood Certificate. Independent Living also available.a
Visitation policies: Regular visitation arranged according to each resident's progress. Aftercare plans developed at discharge.
Additional services provided by United Methodist Children's Home:
A. Counseling: Weekly group therapy for all residents; individual therapy as needed.
B. Education: Residents attend on-campus, Alternative Education School or local public schools
C. Vocational: Available in community.
D. Medical: Community based.
E. Recreational: Swimming, volleyball, sports, horsemanship, fishing, on-campus gymnasium.
F. Foster Care: Through Oklahoma United Methodist Circle of Care Community Services.
G. Treatment Plan: Initial treatment plan developed within 30 days of admission and reviewed every 90 days by youth, parents, and staff.
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