Participants learn to take responsibility for their actions, reactions, and growth in an accountable and supportive environment.
Participants identify and address the root causes of their homelessness, including SUDs, mental health, and behavioral health.
Participants learn to take initiative and take charge of their own growth and opportunities.
Components of ARISE
Participants build a solid foundation and supportive network to help them attain and maintain their goals.
Participants are encouraged to develop a sense of curiosity, pursuit of learning, and critical thinking skills through a diverse and comprehensive curriculum.
WHAT IS ARISE?
ARISE is a three-phase behavioral modification program that is built into our shelter program. It consists of three main elements:
1. A three-phase progressive structure
2. Individualized, in-house case management
3. A therapeutic community designed to provide accountability with support
A curriculum of 48 foundation-building classes consisting of the following topic areas:
- Core Skills (behavioral skills, character skills)
- Principles of Reintegration (thinking errors and counterproductive behaviors)
- Life Skills
- Behavior Change Modules
- Coping Modules
- Yoga/Meditation and Mindfulness
- Employment Skills
- Budgeting and Finance
A highly individualized phase completed in collaboration with an assigned in-house case manager, and can consist of - but is not limited to - any of the following:
- Resume building, job searches
- Recovering identity documents
- Applying for eligible benefits and programs
- Applying for eligible housing programs
- Coordination with mental health and substance use disorder treatment/dual diagnosis
- Budget setting
- Actively budgeting and saving
- Referral to community supports
The final phase before a resident's transition. This collaborative effort between resident and case manager is also highly individualized and generally consists of:
- Housing searches
- Furniture bank referrals
- Arranging for continuity of services and treatment post-transition
- Coordination with other ICMs or entities connected to the resident's case, such as probation officers, CRS/CPS workers, or visiting nurses