Our approach is a holistic approach that includes motivational
Our Executive Director, Mr. Farris Glover has over 29 years experience mentoring individuals in need of both therapeutic and cognitive methods of treatment. Establishing a St. Paul presence for My Home Inc., Farris consistently seeks out new ways of helping his community.
Our approach is a holistic approach that includes motivational interviewing and offers clients a variety of program options that are relevant and appropriate in meeting their needs. Our programs are designed to meet the needs of a variety of clients too, specifically targeted at African Americans who are involved in Corrections and Child Protection.
Our programs are designed to engage, motivate, and educate every client through group and individual counseling, effective case management, while utilizing educational films and lectures, and peer mentoring. We also use the latest theory and practice of motivational interviewing to help our clients set appropriate and realistic personal and treatment goals. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, culturally responsive recovery services and motivational interviewing are two of the key factors in whether individuals succeed in recovery or continue to struggle in active addiction and other recidivist behavioral traits. We employ these best practices throughout our programs.
- Men’s Chemical Dependency Program
- Women’s Chemical Dependency Program
- Men’s Domestic Abuse/Anger Management Program
- Women’s Anger Management Program
- Relapse Prevention Program
- Men's East African Program
My Home Inc. is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services to provide outpatient chemical dependency treatment to adult African American men in Ramsey County. This is a dual-diagnostic program which integrates therapeutic and cognitive treatment methods and simultaneously the program addresses chemical dependency and anger management issues. This program also assist clients with identifying other contributing issues to problematic chemical use such as education, employment needs and substandard housing. We address these issues through providing referrals to other community resources and organizations.
My Home Inc, is licensed by the Minnesota Department of Human Services as a Rule 31 program to provide outpatient chemical dependency treatment to adult women .This culturally specific dual-diagnostic program which integrates therapeutic and cognitive treatment methods in conjunction with motivational interviewing and mentorship, to address chemical dependency and other co-occurring disorders simultaneously through two separate Phases of treatment.
This dual diagnostic program for male perpetrators is designed to address the issue of inappropriate expression of anger as well as community and domestic violence. It helps clients examine the role that chemical use/abuse and their own life experiences play in the inappropriate expression of anger and violence within a family and community. The program utilizes mentorship and a cognitive therapy approach to help clients identify and implement alternative behaviors that prevent abuse.
The well-being of mothers and their families is closely tied to a mothers ability to resolve interpersonal conflicts without force or violence. This non-judgemental program is designed to provide women with insight and understanding into many of the issues that negatively impact a woman’s ability to sustain healthy inter-personal and personal relationships, maintain and rebuild her self esteem, enhance her ability to parent, manage finances and maintain housing, secure and maintain employment and to pursue her educational goals.
Our relapse prevention program explores and develops an awareness in our clients of the factors leading to relapse. The program incorporates curriculum suggested in Criminal Conduct and Substance Abuse Treatment authored by Kenneth W. Wanberg and Harvey Milkman. This Cognitive Behavioral Treatment manual incorporates strategies to prevent relapse and recidivism in chemically dependent individuals.
My Home Inc. collaborates with the Confederation of Somali Community of Minnesota and Mr.Badeh Dualeh, M.A, LADC. The goal of the collaboration is to provide services to men of East African descent, primarily Somali to address the issues of “Khat” (use/abuse)” and other mood altering chemicals as well as community, domestic, and family violence.