Updated 10/23/23: DC home to in home therapy through CIBS. Still no county funding for QRTP
Updated 10/19/23: Still no county funding for QRTP. Discharge home 10/23 or 10/24 with in home therapy through CIBS.
Update 10/12/23: Still no county funding. Likely moving forward with CIBS at Gerard, will likely discharge next week home.
Update 10/5/23: Gerard admission pending 10/11 now. County funding remains pending. Pt declined from CD RTC noting Mental Health long term RTC.
Update: 9/7/2/3 Gerard admission tentative 9/20, pending county funding.
Update: 8/31/23 Approved for Gerard admission week of 9/18, pending county funding. Also accepted at NorthHomes, 3-6 month waitlist.

SI since the 4th grade, history of trauma, living in cars/shelters, history of CD use.

Discharge Plan:
Primary DC recommendation is RTC*:
Gerard (accepted; pt is next on list for placement; openings week of September 18th)
North Homes (accepted; 3-6m waitlist)
CRTC (referral placed; admissions paused due to staffing)
Avanti (referral not placed; facility not accepting referrals)

*QRTP/RTC County Funding needed as pt has a UCARE PMAP Plan:
Dakota County CMHCM: Referral Placed
-Mother lives in Dakota County and father lives in Rice County (pt will reside with mother following hospitalization, mother provided consents)
-Le Suer County and Scott County CMHCM previously referred to: Cancelled Referral due to Family Moving


Diabetes, non-compliance, new substance use, looking at Jarvis, CHIPs placement.

DC’d to foster care 9/7/2022


Patient presents to the ED via EMS after his group home called 911 due to patient’s aggression. Patient reports that he threw a stool at staff when they asked him to go to bed. Group home to determine whether they will take him back.
Patient has a previous mental health diagnosis of Mood Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Nocturnal Enuresis, Anxiety, ADHD and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Medical records indicate patient presented with similar behaviors to the ED, including defiance, a history of emotional and behavioral dysregulation, and acting out towards staff.
This is patient’s 6th visit in the ED in 2023 for behavioral and/or mental health.


Update 9/28/23: Has potential placement. Awaiting.
Patient was brought in by medics after she was physically aggressive with a staff member at The Aspen House, where she has been living for two months.
Patient has adoptive parents and adoptive siblings. She was adopted when she was two years old, and has recently reconnected with bio-dad.
Patient had prior diagnoses of depression, ADHD combined type, anxiety, neurocognitive disorder related to maternal meth abuse while patient was in utero, and learning disability. She’s been in M Health FV IOP, since she’s been there. She does not participate in groups or other activities much. She’s been in an inpatient mental health unit, mostly at M Health FV, at least four times. The last admit was 4/21-4/27/2022 at FV. She’s had the following RTC placements: Eau Claire Academy, 4-8/2022, CRTC 8/2022-1/2023, and Avanti 1-4/2023. She receives Psychiatry and Therapy services through the group home.
She has had two prior suicide attempts by choking herself.


UPDATE 8/24/23 – remains at Abbott Northwestern.

ASD, lower functioning, home bound schooling, aggression towards family and staff. On wait list for MCCP crisis bed, out of state referrals being looked at. As of 4/11/23, still waiting on placement. got the waiver for group home, but no providers available.


Patient is an 11-year-old male presenting to Children’s Emergency Department due to increasing behavioral escalations at home. Patient has a history of trauma. Patient has not had stable housing and has been in several different placements within this last year.
Patient does not meet inpatient mental health criteria due to no ongoing or current suicidal ideation, thoughts of self-harm, or thoughts to harm others and was recommended to discharge home to his foster home with his grandmother.


Patient was receiving residential services through Aspen House and sent to the ED following an altercation with another resident. Aspen House would not take Pt back. County is guardian and Patient has spent time in and out of foster care settings.


Pt is presented to the ED via EMS for erratic behavior. Pt has twice presented to the ED recently after altercations at his group home and his crisis respite program. Pt has been discharged from both of these programs due to aggressive behavior. Pt was returned home after being discharged recently and collateral reports that pt’s behaviors have increased. This ED visit was due to pt beginning to escalate, and was about to throw rocks at his friend’s windows. Pt’s mother’s boyfriend ran out and stopped him from doing so and told him “no” which is a trigger for pt. Pt then began to start banging on doors after he was stopped from throwing rocks. Pt has an injured elbow which was in jeopardy of being re-injured. Pt wouldn’t stop so mom called the police, and they brought EMS who brought him to the hospital. Pt has a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum D/O needing substantial support, Level 3, Unspecified type and suspected intellectual disability. Pt has a hx of agitation, aggressive behaviors with frequent visits to the ED. Pt’s mother and staff deny any suicidal ideation and attempts. Pt currently has a PCP, psychiatrist, case manager, and social worker. Pt has very limited verbal skills, and responds to questions with one- or two-word answers, and a thumbs up/thumbs down.


14-year-old adolescent female with a history of ADHD, witnessed verbal and physical abuse, multi-substance use with significant behavioral issues at school. Pt was admitted to Gillette Children’s on 4-30-2023 with an acute hypoxic ischemic brain injury secondary to hanging herself in a suicide attempt. Pt has made significant improvements in her cognitive and motor functioning since her initial presentation. Pt does not have a previous history of suicide attempts but does have a history of non-lethal cutting behaviors. She has been involved with various mental health providers on an outpatient basis over the past several years. She has never been hospitalized for mental health issues. Pt is currently not suicidal. Pt currently presents with a flat affect and difficulty comprehending the gravity of her suicide attempt. Pt will be ready for discharge from a medical standpoint mid-next week and is expected to be independent in mobility and self-cares, although she will require supervision in the home setting. Pt has the endurance to complete a full day of activity. Please consider Pt for intensive mental health services and parental support as she transitions back to her home setting.

Update 5/18/23 from Mallory at PrairieCare: Amy and I messaged, this pt will DC from RU 5/24/23 and has not had any SI or SIB plans, means, or intent. Likely initially declined for Inpatient due to medical condition. Once medically cleared, discussed referral for PHP due to needing intensive therapeutic intervention, but not imminent danger to self. Amy plans to refer for PHP.