MCCC provides specialized care to children and adolescents that experience behavioral difficulties. Our trained staff provide assessments, counseling and referrals to programs that are specifically designed for this age group.
Psychiatric and Psychological ServicesIf you are experiencing depression or anxiety, your therapist may recommend an evaluation by one of our staff psychiatrists. One of our Psychiatrists or Licensed Nurse Practitioners may prescribe appropriate medications as part of your psychiatric treatment. We also have licensed professionals available to provide psychological evaluations, guardianship determinations and other psychological services.
First StepsMountain's First Steps Point of Entry (POE) is the beginning place for families with children from birth to 3 years who has concerns with their child's development. First Steps is an educational program in which parents are actively involved in learning strategies to assist in the child's development. Service include evaluation-assessments, developmental intervention, speech therapy, physical therapy, and other services to meet the specific needs of children and their families.
- Service Coordination
- Developmental Intervention
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech Therapy
- Physical Therapy
- Audiology Services
- Vision Services
- Social Work
For more information about the First Steps Program contact: Donna Dyer Program Coordinator Mountain Comprehensive Care Center 104 South Front Avenue Prestonsburg, KY 41653 606-886-4315
SIGHT/ INSIGHTS ProgramThe SIGHT/ INSIGHTS Programs are collaborative educational and mental health efforts to provide a therapeutic environment for children whose educational, emotional, and social needs have not been met in a less restrictive setting.
The SIGHT/ INSIGHTS Programs are collaborative educational and mental health efforts to provide a therapeutic environment for children whose educational, emotional, and social needs have not been met in a less restrictive setting.
The SIGHT/INSIGHTS Programs represent the most intensive education/day treatment program currently available to students in the community. Alternative placements may be necessary for students who do not show benefit from their participation in the program.
Scheduled parent and family involvement in the SIGHTS/INSIGHTS Programs is required by Medicaid regulations. Active parent participation in the program is expected.
The mission of the SIGHTS/INSIGHTS Day Treatment Program is to nurture and support children identified as having serious emotional disturbance (SED) that is affecting their functioning at school. These children have also been identified as meeting special education criteria for emotionally and behaviorally disturbed (EBD).
The SIGHTS/INSIGHTS team consists of four full-time staff persons including a Special Education Teacher and Teacher’s Aide staffed by the participating school district and a Program Director/Therapist and a Program Aide provided by Mountain Comprehensive Care Center.
The goals of the Programs are as follows:
- To develop responsible behavior in participating students that is age appropriate
- To provide a quality education to participating students
- To develop necessary life and social skills
- Special Education Classes
- Behavioral Level System
- Group Therapy
- Life/Social Skills Development
- Therapeutic Plan
- Psychiatric Services
- Therapy Services
Summer Day Camp
- When a child reaches a level of functioning within the SIGHTS/INSIGHTS Program that is comparable to their grade/age level, they gradually begin transition to less restrictive classroom instruction. The goal is to reunite the student back to their home school in a less restrictive environment
For more information about the SIGHTS/INSIGHTS Programs contact
SIGHTS/INSIGHTS Program Supervisor
Mountain Comprehensive Care Center
104 South Front Avenue
Prestonsburg, KY 41653
HiFidelity Case ManagementMCCC is now offering High Fidelity Wraparound Case Management for children and youth ages 5-18 and their families. High Fidelity Wraparound is an evidence based process of case management designed to address the specific needs of the family utilizing a team based approach, in an effort to bring about positive change that the families we serve desire.
School Based ServicesMountain Comprehensive Care Center counselors are available to provide therapy services at the schools in all five counties to address behavioral health issues.
All schools in each county are staffed with MCCC school based therapists. Parents are encouraged to keep in contact via phone or by scheduling office visits to monitor progress and discuss treatment objectives/goals. Our therapists help children resolve current problems, as well as provide tools to cope with life challenges later on. Services include the following:
- Initial Assessment
- Service/Treatment Plan
- Crisis Intervention
- Skill Building Activities
- Behavior Therapy
- Links to Community Resources
- Summer Fun Camp
- Individual Counseling
- Adolescent Substance Abuse Counseling
- And More...