Services for Professionals
For Professionals and Referral Agencies such as hospitals, partial care or partial hospitals, outpatient centers, physicials, substance abuse programs, government agencies, insurance companies, residential programs, boarding homes, and shelters.
Community Psychiatric Institute provides partial care treatment for those individuals who exhibit an impaired ability to function autonomously on a daily basis due to the presence of an acute or chronic disabling mental, emotional, cognitive and/or social dysfunction.
- Psychiatric clients
- MICA (Mentally Ill Chemical Abuser) clients
- Developmentally Disabled clients with a primary psychiatric diagnosis (DD/MI)
CPI's new facility is totally handicapped accessible including an elevator.
To be eligible for partial care services, an individual must:
- Demonstrate impaired functioning, that leads to a need to learn critical skills in order to achieve valued community roles and community integration.
- Be 18 years of age or older
- Demonstrate clinical evidence to justify the necessity for partial care services, which is confirmed by the psychiatrist and the interdisciplinary team.
- Demonstrate the need for active treatment for no less than two hours and no more than 25 hours weekly.
- Have at least one of the following primary DSM IV diagnosis on Axis I.
- Schizophrenia or Other Psychotic Disorders
- Major Depressive Disorders
- Bipolar Disorders
- Delusional Disorders
- Schizoaffective Disorders
- Affective Disorders
- Some Personality Disorder codes if severe and meets special criteria. Contact us for more information on these criteria.
- ADL Skills Development
- Social Skills Training
- Medication Management
- llness Management and Recovery
- Creative Expression
- Physical Activity
- Pre-Vocational Rehabilitation
- MICA Groups
CPI OFFERS SPECIAL PROGRAMMING for the MICA and DD/MI client population.
Skill training includes in-house client workforce and pre-vocational groups.
CPI works with Prospect Supportive Employment and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation to teach job skills and coordinate referrals to the Jewish Vocational Services, Occupational Center of New Jersey, Good Will Industries, and West Essex Rehabilitation Center.
CPI has a workforce program that allows clients to learn and practice basic skills to prepare them for vocational placement. The clients can participate in a variety of jobs, and earn money, while being supervised and trained.
CPI’s psychiatrist has the overall responsibility for clinical treatment, performs psychiatric evaluations, AIMS testing, medication management and ongoing treatment.
CPI has nursing staff on site during program hours. They provide nursing assessments, medication administration, education and counseling, coordination with pharmacies, and coordination of medical appointments not offered at CPI. CPI also utilizes the services of a phlebotomist on site on a bi-weekly basis.
Arrangement for Services Not Offered by CPI
When a client requires a necessary service beyond the scope of our daily treatment, CPI will assist in making arrangements to procure that service.
These services may include:
Basic needs, health care services, natural support system services, financial services, other prevocational services, client outreach and linkage services, educational services, chemical dependency services, residential services, acute care services.
CPI's nursing staff will coordinate medical services for the client in cooperation with family or the client's boarding home. These include visits to general practitioners, dentists, clinics or labs.
Social Services and Entitlements
CPI will assist clients with social service and entitlement needs including issues with SSI, SSD, Medicaid, Welfare and Housing. We work with clients who either lost or haven’t received important documentation such as insurance cards, social security cards, and birth certificates. For those who qualify, CPI will assist clients with procuring bus cards and food pantries.
Breakfast: CPI provides daily breakfast to all clients. This includes: milk, juice, coffee (tea or hot chocolate) and a variety of hot breakfast entrees.
Lunch: CPI utilizes the services of SODEXHO MARRIOT Inc., an international food service corporation. A different hot lunch is prepared by SODEXHO MARRIOT on a daily basis in conjunction with the nutritional needs of each client attending CPI. Lunches are served hot and fresh each day.
CPI has its own brand new vans and professional drivers to transport all of our clients to and from the program.
CPI is fully licensed by the State of New Jersey Department of Human Services / Division of Mental Health Services and approved by New Jersey Medicaid.
CPI is located at 67 Sanford Street in East Orange, New Jersey.
- For those clients who wish to get to the program on their own, CPI is easily accessible by public transportation
- By train, take the Morris/Essex County Line to the East Orange Station.
- By bus, take New Jersey Transit buses #24, #44, or #92 to the corner of Central Avenue and South Munn Avenue.
Hours of Operation
Weekday Program hours: Monday through Friday 9:10 AM to 3:20 PM
CPI is also open on Saturdays allowing for flexibility in programming.