Students enrolled at Highland Community learning Center will be eligible to participate in Mettle Services. Insurance will be utilized; however, there will be no copay or charges billed to the student or family.
When you begin services, your licensed clinician will complete an initial assessment with you. This process is critical in ensuring you achieve your goals as a client.
Here is the information that will be gathered during the assessment"
After the assessment is completed, your clinician will determine a diagnosis, and together you will develop an individualized service plan that will guide the course of treatment.
Individual and Group Counseling
Conductive individually or in groups, counseling offers positive outcomes to those experiencing a mental health concern or emotional issue. Counseling offers positive outcomes to those experiencing a mental health concern or emotional issue. Counseling begins with a mental health assessment to help determine the best course of treatment. Then, together with your counselor, you will identify goals and start meeting on a regular basis to work towards those goals.
During counseling sessions, our trained professionals use proven techniques and therapies to help you work through issues, while providing a listening and understanding eat.
The purpose of counseling is to empower you to have a productive, full, and successful life. Overall benefits of the counseling process can include:
TBS services are an adjunct to counseling services. This service involves assisting clients in implementing the skills they have learned in counseling in a manner that will aid in attaining their treatment goals. Some examples of TBS services are:
CPST services are an adjunct to counseling services. This service involves community-based work that is focused on the individual's ability to succeed in the community, to identify and access needed services and to show improvement in school, work, and family:
Some examples of CPST services are:
Day treatment services are intensive, structured, and goal-oriented. This service involves using interventions that address the individualized mental health needs of the client. The day treatment environment at Mettle LLC is highly structured, with a staff to client ratio that affords us the opportunity to focus on our individual client's needs in a meaningful and productive way.
Mettle Services welcomes Beth Gerken as the Clinical Director. Beth earned her Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice from West Liberty University in 1988, and her Master’s degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University in 1997.
Beth has been a social worker for 34 years, spending most of her professional career working with victims of abuse in Henry County, Ohio where she served as Executive Director, Clinical Services Director, and group facilitator at The Center for Child and Family Advocacy. Beth has also worked as a caseworker at the Franklin County Department of Children Services, conducted court investigations at the Henry County Probate Court, taught as an adjunct professor in the Social Work Department at Defiance College, and conducted home studies/investigations through the Henry County Court of Common Pleas.
Beth has previous affiliations with Ohio Network of Children’s Advocacy Centers (ONCAC) as the Board Treasurer, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF International) as an Administrative and Programmatic Surveyor, Defiance College Social Work Advisory Board member, L.O.S.S. (Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors) Team Member, and Northwest State Community College Human Services Advisory Board member.