PSR services are rehabilitative mental health interventions designed to reduce psychosocial dysfunction (i.e., interpersonal cognitive, behavioral development, etc.) and restore recipients to their highest level of functioning. PSR services target psychological functioning within a variety of social settings. PSR services may include any combination of the following interventions:
A.) Behavior management: Recipients learn how to manage their interpersonal, emotional, cognitive and behavioral responses to various situations. They learn how to positively reflect anger, manage conflicts and express their frustrations verbally. They learn the dynamic relationship between actions and consequences.
B.) Social competency: Recipients learn interpersonal-social boundaries and gain confidence in their interpersonal-social skills.
C.) Problem identification and resolution: Recipients learn problem resolution techniques and gain confidence in their problems solving skills.
D.) Effective communication: Recipients learn how to genuinely listen to others and make their personal, interpersonal, emotional, and physical needs known.
E.) Moral reasoning: Recipients learn culturally relevant moral guidelines and judgment.
F.) Identity and emotional intimacy: Recipients learn personal and interpersonal acceptance. They learn healthy (appropriate) strategies to become emotionally andinterpersonally intimate with others.
G.) Self-sufficiency: Recipients learn to build self-trust, self-confidence, and/or selfreliance.
H.) Life goals: Recipients learn how to set and achieve observable specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-limited life goals (SMART).
I.) Sense of humor: Recipients develop humorous perspectives regarding life’s challenges.