Cnr Msomi and Lesotho Street, Maphanga Section Katlehong,1431 South Africa

011 909 2929 , 011 648 9820 info@ekupholenimhtc.org.za

PSYCHO-SOCIAL SERVICES

INTRODUCTION

AIM:

To provide and ensure that social work services are available to individuals and families affected by any psychosocial problems.

TARGET GROUP:

Individuals, families and communities affected by any psychosocial problems.

SOCIAL WORK SERVICE DESCRIPTION

Ekupholeni service description is on preventative and early intervention which its objectives is:

  • To provide preventative services in communities to promote a functional individuals, families and communities.
  • To maximize normal developmental opportunities to persons, families and communities affected by any psychosocial problems.

ACTIVITIES/SERVICES RENDERED 

  • Awareness campaigns to address psychosocial problems
  • Implementation of social welfare policies
  • Information sessions and capacity building.
  • Research
  • Assess and counseling services
  • Referral to other services providers
  • Co ordination and integration of services with relevant stakeholders
  • Receive clients ( Both voluntary and involuntary), assess and counseling services. Provide therapy session.
  • Treatment of service users and their families
  • Provide reintegration services
  • After care services
  • Establish support/aftercare groups.

Achieved Outcomes

  • Social functioning is promoted
  • Informed communities, families and individuals about psychosocial problems that need professional interventions
  • Information is disseminated
  • Strengthened the quality of life of persons, families and communities affected by any psychosocial problems.
  • Empowered persons, families and communities affected by any psychosocial problems.
  • Informed individuals on treatment options
  • Individual continuum of care programme and developed and in place.
  • Reintegrated with family
  • Healthy and constructive lifestyles promoted.
  • Well-managed and sustainable service
  • Effective and participative management committees
  • Non-discriminatory accessible and transparent service, management, beneficiaries and volunteers.
  • Compliance with PFMA requirements.
  • M&E tools in place
  • Compliance with minimum norms and standards of  social welfare policy