Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS) programs provide mental health treatment to adults with a Severe and Persistent Mental Illness (SPMI). The programs are required by the state of Minnesota to offer family education and support to clients and their families while the clients are receiving IRTS treatment. The purpose of this project was to assess IRTS programs across the state, and in conclusion, provide an expansive family education program at Horizon Homes, Inc. IRTS program in South Central Minnesota.
Laura L. Benesch
Date of Degree
Other Capstone Project
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Sharp, Abby, "Expanding ‘Family Education’ Programs for Intensive Residential Treatment Services (IRTS): A Study of Minnesota IRTS Programs" (2014). All Theses, Dissertations, and Other Capstone Projects. 893.
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