Last updated: 10/5/2011

Southwest Iowa Families, Inc. (712) 542-3501
Last Updated: 10/5/2011
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Credentials and Certifications:
Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW)
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Diplomate in Clinical Social Work (DCSW)
Infant Mental Health, Certificate in
Qualified Clinical Social Worker (QCSW)
Social Work Supervisor

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Southwest Iowa Families, Inc.
215 East Washington
Clarinda, IA 51632
(712) 542-3501

Office Hours:
Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sat: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Sun: N/A
Average wait time for new clients: Not specified

Organization Type:
Outpatient - Mental Health

Response Time to Call:
Weekdays: 3 Hours
Weekends: 2 Days

Access by Public Transportation
Access by Wheelchair
Emergency Appointments
Evening Office Hours
Home Visits
Weekend Office Hours

Problems Served
Focusing on:
Anger Management Bipolar Disorders Child Abuse and Neglect Depression Domestic Violence Family Issues Infant Mental Health Interpersonal Relationships Postpartum Depression Pregnancy/Childbirth Psychoses/Major Mental Illness Spiritual/Religious Concerns
Also serving:
Addictions/Other (gambling, sex, etc.) Addictions/Substance Aging Anxiety/Panic Disorders Asperger's Syndrome Attachment Disorders Attention Deficit (Hyperactivity) Disorder Autism Spectrum Behavioral Problems Career/Employment Concerns Couple or Marital Issues Developmental Disability Dissociative Disorders Dual Diagnosis Eating Disorders Education/Personal Development Elder Abuse Factitious Disorders (Munchausen Syndrome) Grief/Loss Men's Issues Multicultural Issues Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder Personality Disorders Phobias Physical Illness/Impairment Psychosomatic Runaways Self Abuse Sexual Abuse/Rape Sexual Disorders Sexuality Issues Sleep Disorders Stress Trauma/PTSD Traumatic Brain Injury Women's Issues
Treatment Methods and Approaches
Theoretical approaches - focus areas:
Advocacy Case Management Cognitive/Behavioral Education Consultation Evaluation/Diagnostic Information and Referral Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Play Therapy Psycho-Educational Relational Short-Term (Brief Treatment) Social Support
Other theoretical approaches:
Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) Coaching Crisis Intervention Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Dream Work or Analysis EMDR Expressive Therapy Geriatric Consultation Gestalt Home Study Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) Mediation Meditation/Relaxation Outreach Parent Guidance Prevention Psychodrama Sandplay Therapy Satir Supervised Visitation Systemic Transactional Analysis (TA)
Methods - focus areas:
Couple/Marital Family Systems Individual
Other methods:
Educational or Psycho-Educational Group Peer Support Supervision/Consultation
Populations Served (focus areas are bold)
Age groups:
Adolescents (13-17) Adults (26-59) Children (6-12) Preschool (Under 6) Seniors (60 +) Young Adults (18-25)

Specific populations:
Children of Divorce Step Families
ACOA (Adult Children of Alcoholics) AIDS/HIV+ Alzheimer's Biracial Brain/Head Injured Cancer Patients Caregivers Chronic Illness Disabled Gifted Grandparents Interracial Families/Couples Military/Veterans Obese or Overweight Offenders/Perpetrators Twins
Religious and Multi-cultural Experience (focus areas are bold)
Religious experience:
Jewish LDS/Mormon Muslim
Multi-cultural experience:
African-American Alaskan Native Asian Hispanic Irish Native American Pacific Islander
Professional Associations
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Fees and Payment Options
Individual: $115
Couples: N/A
Group: $115
Family: $115

Sliding Scale: Yes

Accept Credit Card: N/A

Medicaid (or equivalent state insurance): Yes
Medicare: Yes
Private Insurance or Out of Network: Yes

Free Services:
Community Education
Information & Referral
Prevention Programs

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First Health (Network) United HealthCare (Options PPO Midlands)
Horizon Behavioral Services Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Magellan Behavioral Health Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield (Alliance Select Iowa)