Behavioral Health Services

Behavioral Health Services (BHS) provides support to individuals referred by their DORS counselors who want support to maintain a healthy recovery lifestyle as they work toward employment and self-sufficiency. These services can be provided in person at a local DORS office, at WTC, or virtually.

While consumers are not required to meet any pre-determined criteria (such as an abstinence timeframe) to participate in BHS, they must demonstrate a commitment to the recovery process. Consumers experiencing withdrawal symptoms or with moderate-to-severe substance use will be assessed for their readiness to participate in DORS programs and may receive a referral for treatment.

Behavioral Health Services include:

  • Addictions Assessment to determine substance use, including drug testing.

  • Behavioral Health Screening to assess for behavioral addictions and co-occurring (substance + behavioral health) disorders.

  • Behavioral Health Counseling, including coping strategies, general support, and referrals for additional services.

  • Behavioral Health Consultation, which may include a review of case history related to substance use or co-occurring disorders for guidance, referral or to provide a written report to support the consumer’s employment plan.

  • Behavioral Health Education provided to WTC career training and Work Readiness classes on topics such as:
    • Stress Management for the Workplace
    • Work-Life Balance
    • Employment Drug Testing: Passing the Test

Health Services

Health Services Include:

  • Diabetic Assessments for Blind/Visually Impaired, ILOB and sighted consumers to determine the consumer's knowledge of Diabetes management, provide individualized Diabetic Education, and enhance the overall Diabetic self-management process. Explore various equipment and technology related to blindness and diabetes.

  • Diabetic Education for consumers needing assistance with their daily diabetic self-care, calculating carbohydrates, perform blood glucose checks, ensure safe insulin administration.

  • Health Education as it pertains to Employment for consumers in training (basic hygiene, sleep hygiene, medication management, stress management, etc.).

Questions about Behavioral Health Services?

If you are already working with DORS, contact Ashley Jenifer, LCPC, at 410-554-9335 or ​​​ for more information about Behavioral Health Services.​

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Behavioral Health Services Handout​

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